Base Cleveland Veteran News

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Prepared and distributed to Veterans and supporters of those who served


*NEW* TRI-C Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Event: May 25th, 2018, noon to 2 p.m. at 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, Ohio. For more information call 216-987-3193, on line at or by clicking this link:

*NEW* TRI-C Breaking Down Barriers Hiring Event: June 8th, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information 216-391-0264, email or click this link:

*NEW* 14th Annual Firefighters Memorial Ride (FFMR): the annual firefighter’s memorial ride is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, 2018. The event, scheduled to begin in downtown Cleveland in front of the Science Center, is expected to attract more than 1,000 participants.

The public is invited to attend the 10:30 AM Ceremony and support the processional ride along the route. For more information please go to: or contact John “KIKS” Kikol, President of the FFMR at 440-263-8121.

Invitation to USS Cod Submarine Memorial: Veterans Family Fair, on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is an event for veterans and their families to enjoy the Cod (free tours and entertainment) and provide an opportunity for them to explore other North Coast Harbor attractions. A brief program is planned at 12:30 p.m. to salute veterans and their families, complete with a deck gun salute.

The event planners are looking for service organizations that provide services to Veterans and families to set up information displays at this event on August 4th. This is a call to any organization that provides services to Veterans and their families.

Please contact Paul Farace at 216-408-6991 or by email:, if you have any questions or are interested in participating.

Following are other 2018 rides and events supporting firefighters and law enforcement like the Firefighters Memorial Ride on May 27th (see above), the Cops Ride on June 24th and Never Forget 9/11 Ride and Ceremony on September 19th. Find more information: or


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