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 2007 Participating Charities
 

Mentor Junior High Athletic Boosters Festival Date: May 17th-20th The Mentor Junior High Athletic Boosters support all junior high interscholastic sports teams; help improve sports equipment and facilities; work cooperatively with other extracurricular support groups and strive to become a community forum to encourage cooperation, good ideas, constructive contributions for the general improvement of the junior high athletic programs.


  Barons - Ohio Junior Hockey Festival Date: May 24th-27th Ohio Junior Hockey Association dba The Cleveland Barons Hockey Association promotes Cleveland Hockey and gives players age 9 thru Junior A level hockey an opportunity to play at the highest level possible. The Cleveland Barons are proud to say that they have helped put the state of Ohio on the USA Hockey map and anticipate the opportunity to continue producing college impact players and NHL prospects by participating at USA Hockey's highest sanctioned levels. Our program consists of Junior A team which plays in the North American Hockey League and our youth development program consists of players 9 thru 17 that play AAA Hockey in the Midwest Elite Hockey League.

  Art On Wheels, Inc. Festival Date: May 31th-June 3rd Our mission is to serve as a nonprofit traveling art education organization, to give a voice to individuals of all abilities through engagement in hands-on arts experiences that enrich the lives of individuals, their families and our community.

  Parma Hockey Association, Inc. Festival Date: June 14th-17th For over 35 years, Parma Hockey Association has been committed to the growth and development of youth ice hockey in Parma and the surrounding areas. We believe that "A Child on the Ice is Seldom in Hot Water."
Cleveland State University Foundation Festival Date: June 21st-24th

  Up Side of Downs Festival Date: June 28th- July 1st Up Side of Downs of Greater Cleveland is dedicated to providing support, advocacy, education and resources for persons with Down syndrome and their families. Our organization is committed to building a community where people with Down syndrome are independent and have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential. Our purpose is to improve the quality of life for all those families touched by Down syndrome.

  Strongsville Booster Club Festival Date: July 5th-8th The Strongsville High School Athletic Boosters provides needed uniforms and equipment for all the Athletic Programs of the Strongsville Athletic Community. Our student athletes have set a winning tradition that requires endless hours of practice and hard work. We appreciate of our dedicated coaching staff. Up to date equipment and strong community support play a vital role in keeping the athletic program in Strongsville successful.

  Normandy Invaders Booster Club Festival Date: July 12th-15th

  Greater Cleveland Special Olympics Festival Date: July 19th-22nd Special Olympics is an international organization dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Special Olympics offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competition in 26 Olympic-type summer and winter sports. There is no charge to participate in Special Olympics. Special Olympics currently serves more than 1.7 million persons with intellectual disabilities in more than 200 Programs in more than 150 countries

  E.M.S. Rams Youth Football Team, Inc. Festival Date: July 26th-29th The E.M.S. Rams Youth Football Team, Inc. is a volunteer community based program that administers tackle football and cheerleading in the greater Cleveland area. The E.M.S. Rams Youth Football team is a non-profit organization composed of parents, grand-parents, friends and community servants who volunteer their time to aid, mold and develop the social, moral, and spiritual characteristics of inner-city youths who reside in the City of Cleveland. We are an organization that promotes diversity. We do not discriminate against individuals based on race, religion, sex or creed. We are advocates for student athletes with a strict emphasis on education. We believe in self-motivation driven by the desire to succeed. We believe in a drug-free society. We are the E.M.S. Rams

  Mustang Wrestling Club Festival Date: August 2nd-5th
Garfield Heights Athletic Booster Club Festival Date: August 9th-12th The Booster Club has provided in excess of $1.5 million in the past 39 years for major projects like baseball and softball fields, football stands, weight rooms, soccer goals, wrestling mats and other sports equipment. It gives annual support for uniforms, equipment, rewards/recognition and scholarships. The club also started the Little Bulldog: Wrestling, Football, Basketball, and Cheerleading.

  Lion's Eye Clinic Inc. Festival Date: August 16th-19th The Lions Eye Clinic Inc at St Vincent Charity Hospital has been in existence since 1970, founded by members of the Lions Clubs of Northeast Ohio in partnership with St. Vincent Charity Hospital of Cleveland, Ohio. The clinic is supported by the 1,240 Lions of Northeast Ohio. The purpose of the clinic is to provide eyeglasses and eye care assistance for those in need. The counties we cover are Cuyahoga, Medina, Lake, Summit, Ashtabula, & Geauga. The Organization is a 501c3 Charitable organization and also has provided over $500,000 in eye care equipment to the Eye Clinic at St. Vincent Charity Hospital. The Organization provides over 400 pairs of eyeglasses to those in need annually, as well as financial assistance for surgical procedures and special vision equipment for children in need.

  Brooklyn Middle School High School P.T.S.A. Festival Date: August 23rd-26th Brooklyn Middle School High School P.T.S.A. Mission; is to support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children; to assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; to encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation. The PTA at the local level is linked to the state PTA and National PTA, forming a nationwide network of members working on behalf of all children and youth.

  Cleveland Police Athletic League (PAL) Festival Dates: August 30th-September 2nd The Cleveland Police Athletic League program has been in existence for over 70 years and originally started in the late 1930’s by then Safety Director Elliot Ness. Cleveland PAL is one of the oldest and largest Athletic Leagues in the nation and has a rich history in providing quality recreational and educational activities for youth. Since its inception, the Police Athletic League has provided opportunities for children to participate in positive, wholesome sports, recreational and extracurricular activities. In this way PAL hopes to divert children from negative influences and enhance a child’s individual self-esteem, discipline, and actualization.

  North Royalton Baseball Boosters Festival Date: September 6th-9th The North Royalton Baseball Boosters are a non-profit volunteer organization whose goal is to provide youth summer baseball and softball for the City of North Royalton. Looking to get more involved? Have a desire to help out? NRBB is always looking for volunteers in a variety of capacities to help our program thrive.

  Lupus Foundation Of America Inc. Greater Cleveland Chapter Festival Date: September 13th-16th Our Mission is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, support individuals and families affected by the disease, increase awareness of lupus among health professionals and the public, and find the cause and cure.

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor Corp. Festival Date: September 20th-23rd Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House provides a comprehensive range of family-focused services for victims of domestic violence. Our services include: emergency shelter, crisis counseling, legal advocacy, support services for children including art-as-therapy, services for people with disabilities and abuse, and community outreach and education.


  Cleveland Edges Synchronized Skating Club Festival Date: September 27th-30th The Cleveland Edges is a synchronized skating team with members throughout Cleveland and surrounding communities. The skaters range in age starting as young as six years old up to adults. They participate in competitions and exhibitions in Ohio and surrounding states.