Cleveland Division of Fire to Host Ice Cream Socials

The Cleveland Division of Fire is making the summer cooler with its ice cream socials, held at fire stations around the city beginning July 1st.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour fire stations, interact with firefighters, receive safety and wellness tips, and of course, enjoy delicious ice cream. Several other City departments will attend including Emergency Medical Service (EMS), the City Kennel and the Cleveland Division of Water. Additional organizations include the American Red Cross and the MetroHealth System. The ice cream socials are part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiatives and efforts to create a safer summer.

Ice cream socials are held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

  • July 1: Fire Station #4 at 3136 Lorain Ave.
  • July 15: Fire Station #41 at 3090 E. 116th St.
  • July 22: Fire Station #13 at 6835 Broadway Ave.
  • August 5: Fire Station #39 at 15637 Lorain Ave.

The Division of EMS will also provide wellness checks including blood pressure assessments, cholesterol checks, glucose checks and medical reminders, especially for seniors. Metro Health Hospital will help educate seniors about fall prevention, while the American Red Cross will offer healthy tips and first-aid training information.

Mayor Jackson’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative is a series of legislation and programs aimed at improving City neighborhoods. Part of the initiative is Safe Summer, aimed at helping Cleveland residents enjoy summer while staying safe. Learn more about the Safe Summer plan.