Annual Neighborhood Summit Celebration


Save the date:

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 is the next Annual Neighborhood Summit!

Neighborhood leaders are needed to join the planning team.  Please contact Rachel at 216-671-2710 to contribute your energy.

Summit interaction - web

2013 Guest Speakers

Councilman Martin J. Sweeney

Ernie LaManna, West Park Shell

Brian Mercado, JMH senior class president

Dr. Leanne Chrisman, MetroHealth

Carla Coreno, Caffѐ Roma

Patricia Sweeney, Tri-C





The event serves as both a community open house and a “state of the neighborhood” event.  It is not to be missed if you want to be “in the know” or meet the folks who make things happen and care enough to participate in what has become a neighborhood homecoming of sorts.  Be the change you want to see in the world and get engaged in something new at this free event.

Everyone is welcome and the venue has an accessible entrance.

Bring your positive energy, bring a neighbor,  bring a dessert for the social…

GATHER info on grants,

CONTRIBUTE positive ideas,

 JOIN a team,

WIN prizes!

Every year a Community Builders Award is given out to an individual or organization that improves the quality of life in the neighborhood; the Ann Irizarry Business Award is given to a business person’s outstanding commitment and service to the Bellaire-Puritas community at the Neighborhood Summit.


Community Builders Past Awardees:

Gunning’s Gold Age Center

W. 130th Tri-League

Bountiful Basement

West Park Airport Committee

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Cleveland Public Theatre STEP

West Park Community Meal

Sanitation Workers in the Ward

Division of Air Quality, Ford and UAW

Bellaire-Puritas Meals on Wheels

Ann Irizarry Business Past Awardees:

Gary Sellers, PPG Industries

Robert Wilhelm, Puritas Hardware

Chuck Jackson, Chuck’s Auto

Bill Oatey, Oatey

Ann Irizarry, US Bank

Anyone interested in planning this year’s festivities or volunteering on the day of should contact Rachel Napolitano at 216-671-2710 ext. 216 to join the planning committee or volunteer with the event.