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Author Ruth Hanford Morhard: Mrs. Morhard and the Boys

As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster, a devoted single mother in Cleveland, Ohio, wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation. Josephine Morhard never waited for something to happen. At twelve years old, fiercely independent Josephine left her family’s Pennsylvania farm to start a new life. Coming of age during one of the most devastating times in America,…

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Common Ground 2019: Brunch at the Ballpark with the Baseball Heritage Museum

Cleveland Foundation Common Ground is a region-wide day of community conversation in Northeast Ohio. On June 30, residents, neighbors, families, and organizations across the region will host mealtime conversations about the future of our shared home. United by a common question, all Common Ground conversations have the same goal: to create spaces where meaningful connections are made and purposeful actions begin. This year’s conversation My environment was… My environment is……

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Father’s Day at the Museum: Dogs with Dad

Bring the whole family and your memories and get ready to make new ones as we  celebrate dads and family time at historic League Park. We will have an old fashioned listening party beginning at 1 pm so plan to gather  around the radio to listen to the Cleveland Indians take on the Detroit Tigers. Meet the Cleveland Indians Hot Dog Mascots from 2 to 3 pm We’ll  have board…

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First Pitch of Summer hosted by Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

First Pitch of Summer, presented by Progressive and KeyBank and hosted by Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, leading off the 2019 summer of baseball in Cleveland by celebrating Cleveland’s rich baseball heritage. On June 8, we’re inviting 1,000 community members to “pitch” a baseball from historic League Park to Progressive Field. A baseball will travel 3 miles, tossed from one person to the next, to be used in the ceremonial first…

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