Community-Sponsored Events

Throughout the year, individuals from the community create fundraising events to support the mission of UCP of Greater Cleveland.  While these are not agency-sponsored events, they raise thousands of dollars each year to sustain and expand upon programming.

Upcoming community-sponsored events include:

“Thriving with Cerebral Palsy: The Cordell Brown Story” Documentary – UCP is proud to be a community sponsor for the short film “Thriving with Cerebral Palsy: The Cordell Brown Story,” which is being shown in multiple locations including Chagrin Falls, Elyria and Warsaw. This documentary highlights the struggles and triumphs of a man with cerebral palsy who was born and raised in Lorain County. For more information on show times and locations, please view the flyer.

Texas for Tyler Hold’em Tournament – Join Team Tyler on Saturday, October 20 for their annual Texas for Tyler Hold’em Tournament at Regovich’s Catering Center (35746 Lakeland Blvd., Eastlake). The tournament is limited to 125 players, so book now! For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact Chris at chris.spicuzza@att.net or (216) 870-1640.

Shuffleboard Fundraiser – Join our Young Professionals Committee on Sunday, October 21 for a Shuffleboard Fundraiser at Forest City Shuffleboard! We will also watch the Browns as they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers! Tickets are $25 per person and include shuffleboard, pizza, wings, salad, beer and soft drinks. To purchase tickets, go to www.ucpcleveland.org/donate/shuffleboard. Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

Diversity Employment Event – In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Tri-C is hosting a panel discussion about creating an inclusive workplace on Wednesday, October 24 from 6-8pm. Our President & CEO Trish Otter will be on the panel as well as a member from our Business Advisory Committee and an OakLeaf Partners client. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Coleman, an author, diversity & inclusion expert and motivational speaker who has cerebral palsy. This is a great opportunity to discover local, free expertise and resources to assist in the hiring of individuals with disabilities and leave with a clear and easy path to meeting your inclusivity hiring goals.

 

 If you are interested in creating a fundraising event to benefit UCP of Greater Cleveland, please contact Emily Hastings, Special Events and Marketing Coordinator at (216) 791-8363, ext. 1232 or ehastings@ucpcleveland.org for guidelines and ideas.

 

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