Monday July 7th was a historic day in Cleveland history. It may not have been the history they were anxious to embrace, but it is historic non-the-less. It was the date of a terrible fire, and a heartfelt re-dedication to the Cuyahoga River.
|This is a full salute- from the fireboat Anthony J. Celebrezze|
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It was a celebration of the Canalway Partners, and I am mighty pleased with the efforts of my friends at Trust for Public Land who worked so hard to make this possible. Where there was once industrial wasteland...
|Tim Donavan from Canal Way was the emcee.|
One has to admire the hard work and dedication of Sen. Sherrod Brown and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur in their efforts to represent Ohioans. Cleveland is fortunate indeed to have Congresswoman Kaptur reapportioned to represent!
|The Hon. Ralph Regula|
In his touching comments Congressman Regula sited the phase: "Where there is no vision the people perish..." (Proverbs. 29:18.) It was a fitting verse for this auspicious occasion.
No one could be more pleased than me to see the vision that Cleveland is embracing for the future. It was an honor to be a witness to this historic day.