Check out these photos of the Chippewa Elementary School’s Double Dutch for the Yuletide Hunger Drive program in the parade earlier this month.
Yuletide Hunger Program
- Chippewa Elementary School
- Brecksville Branch Of The Cuyahoga County Public Library
- Brecksville Human Services Center
- Brecksville Broadview Heights City School District
- Christmas Parade
- Bomb Plot
- Brecksville City Council
- Brecksville Police Department
- Brecksville Theater On The Square
- Brecksville Broadview Heights Board Of Education
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Monday, November 26, 2012
Students at Chippewa Elementary School have been taking part in “Double Dutch for the Yuletide Hunger Drive.”
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Catch up on the news this week.
It might have been a short week for many because of the holiday, but there was still plenty of local news. Read on for a quick summary:
Thursday, November 22, 2012
This program has students learning how to jump rope, Double Dutch style, and how to give back at the same time.
Students at Chippewa Elementary School have been learning about staying active and giving back through the “Double Dutch for the Yuletide Hunger Drive." Learn more by watching the video above. If you’d like to contribute to the Yuletide Hunger Program, you can take nonperishable food items or toiletries to the Human Services Center by Nov. 30. The program supports local families in need during the holidays.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
There has been an increased need for the program in recent years.
More families needed extra help around the holidays from the Yuletide Hunger Program last year, and the city expects that trend to continue. City Council approved $17,500 in spending for the 2012 program at their meeting on June 5, an increase of $2,500. The program is run on donations, but the city has to approve the expenses in advance. The program helps provide food for families in need in Brecksville, Broadview Heights, Seven Hills and Independence during the winter holidays. More than 140 families signed up for the program last year—there were about a dozen more families in 2011 than in 2010, Director of Human Services Ted Lux said in an email. The department expects that number to increase again this year, unless the economy turns …
Monday, December 12, 2011
The donations were distributed this weekend.
While the Yuletide Hunger Program was a bit short on donations near the beginning of the week, by the time Saturday came around, there was plenty of food for each family to take home. “The community has stepped up wonderfully,” said volunteer Judy Lewis of Broadview Heights. The sorting began on Tuesday, and on Wednesday, officials were putting out the word that they still needed more food to give to the 146 families who signed up this year. The Yuletide Hunger Program supports families in need in Brecksville, Broadview Heights, Seven Hills and Independence during the holidays. Lewis said the community responded, and they even received donations from outside the service area. On Saturday, families stopped by Blossom Hill to pick up their …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Tuesday was the sorting day at Blossom Hill.
Update, Dec. 7, 2011, 2:34 p.m. Human Services Director Ted Lux said in an email that the Yuletide Hunger Program is short on food this year, but that they will be able to buy what they need using the cash donations. Lux noted that the monetary donations were very generous, especially from the students in the school district. But food donations are still being accepted. If anyone would like to donate to the Yuletide Hunger Program, they can drop food off at Blossom Hill, 4400 Oakes Road. The original post is below. Dec. 7, 2011, 10:00 a.m. Volunteers of all ages gathered in one of the buildings at Blossom Hill Tuesday afternoon to sort donations for this year’s Yuletide Hunger Program. Volunteer Ken Orchard, of Richfield, said that by …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Brecksville kicks off the holiday season with its annual parade and tree lighting this weekend.
Auditions for Brecksville Theater on the Square’s production of August: Osage County continue tonight. According to the theater’s website, the auditions start at 7 p.m. According to the city’s calendar, this is the last week for leaf pick-ups. Collections for the Yuletide Hunger Program continue this week. And this is the last week for the Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s “fall storytimes.” According to the library’s website, the “storytimes” will begin again in January. Check the library's calendar for dates and times. The city’s annual Christmas parade and tree lighting will begin at 4 p.m. on Sunday, according to the city’s calendar.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Don’t forget – Thanksgiving is Thursday!
There’s a Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education meeting on Monday. According to the agenda, members will approve the 2012 meeting schedule and approve revisions in next year’s High School Options Book. Brecksville is collecting food for the Yuletide Hunger Program this week and into December. The program helps individuals and families in need in the region during the holiday season. The Brecksville branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library continues its “storytimes” this week. Check the library’s calendar for dates and times. Thanksgiving is Thursday! Tell us what your favorite part of the holiday is and share what you’re thankful for this year. That also means there are a lot of places closed on Thursday, including city …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Yuletide Hunger Program Starts, City Council Talks About Another Road Repair and Honor and Merit Rolls Posted: Week in Review
Catch up on the news this week in Brecksville.
If you had a particularly busy week, take a few minutes and catch up on the news. For the full stories, just click on the links: