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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Westlake celebrates Grand Opening of new Community Services Center

Ribbon cutting Grand Opening

Years of hard work and dedication culminated on July 13, 2021. With a quick snip of a deluxe pair of scissors, Mayor Dennis M. Clough and Community Services Director Lydia Gadd cut the ceremonial ribbon signifying that the new Westlake Community Services ...

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Community Services
Posted on: June 21, 2021

City of Westlake holds dedication ceremony for new Community Services Center

The City of Westlake held a dedication ceremony commemorating the new Westlake Community Services Center and the 40th anniversary of the Department on Friday, June 18. The facility was dedicated to those who helped make the new facility possible, includin...

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Community Services
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Community Services staff deliver Over 90 Birthday Proclamations

Over 90 Couple - Wine family

The City of Westlake was pleased to present special Over 90 Birthday Proclamations to residents who have lived on this Earth for more than nine decades on April 30, 2021.

 

Since the City was unable to host its usual Over 90 Birthday Luncheon due t...

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Community Services
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Westlake holds inaugural “Bounty Day” distribution

Bounty Day Volunteers

The inaugural “Bounty Day” distribution event was a resounding success for the Westlake Community Services Department. Volunteers from Grace Baptist Church in Westlake pitched in to load up more than two dozen cars curbside during the event.

In addition to...

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Community Services
Posted on: February 17, 2021

A Valentine's Day surprise for some unsuspecting seniors

Youth Advisory Board members Greta and Kate assembling bags

The Youth Advisory Board and Community Services staff worked together to create homemade valentines and assemble gift bags for 100 unsuspecting senior residents. 

The bags were filled with chocolates, cookies, hot cocoa and an old-fashioned blank ...

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Community Services
Posted on: January 13, 2021

AARP Tax-Aide Program changes related to Covid-19

Due to limitations posed by Covid-19, it is uncertain at this time whether the AARP Tax-Aide Program will be able to operate in the City of Westlake this tax season. If the program is able to proceed, it will operate one day a week at the Westlake Recreat...

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Community Services
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Westlake Senior Transportation Team recognized for ‘steadfast, reliable’ service

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough recognized the Senior and Community Services Department’s Senior Transportation Team on Friday, Dec. 11, for continuing to provide "steadfast, reliable" service throughout the Covid-19 situation.

The 10-driver team...

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Community Services
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Staff distributes hot meals to seniors

Donna Feorene

Staff at the Senior and Community Services Center distributed free hot meals to Westlake seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 1. 

The event was part of an area-wide effort initiated by the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, which offers nutrition program ...

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Community Services
Posted on: June 18, 2020

First Drive-in-Bingo event a hit for Senior and Community Services

The Westlake Senior and Community Services Center hosted its first Drive-in-Bingo event on June 12 in the parking in front of the building. 

Winners received prizes of flowers and toiletries courtesy of Foundations Health Solutions, which sponsore...

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Community Services
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Volunteer Appreciation Day 2020

National Volunteer Appreciation 2020 018

In honor of National Volunteer Week, our senior transportation drivers from Westlake’s Senior and Community Services Department are delivering flowers to our volunteers to thank them for their service and to let them know we miss them while stay...

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Community Services
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Book & Puzzle Exchange Program

After hearing from local seniors saying they have “read every book in the house” and wish they had some new material, the Community Services Department had the idea of organizing a senior book and puzzle exchange program.

To make this ...

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Community Services
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Community Services, SROs pack 'lunch boxes' for students

Spring Break Family Lunches

Many families in Westlake benefit from the school lunch program throughout the school year. Westlake Senior and Community Services, in partnership with the School Resource Officers (SROs) from the Westlake Police force were able to help this year by provi...

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Community Services
Posted on: March 26, 2020

100 Bags of Sunshine delivered to Westlake seniors

Lt Krumheuer

100 Bags of Sunshine were delivered to seniors all across Westlake today in a great team effort between the Department for Senior and Community Services and the Westlake Police Department.

Community Services staff identified 100 local seniors who they felt...

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Community Services
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Westlake celebrates Grand Opening of new Community Services Center

Ribbon cutting Grand Opening

Years of hard work and dedication culminated on July 13, 2021. With a quick snip of a deluxe pair of scissors, Mayor Dennis M. Clough and Community Services Director Lydia Gadd cut the ceremonial ribbon signifying that the new Westlake Community Services ...

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