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38th annual Glenville Community Festival and Parade

38th annual Glenville Community Festival and Parade
East 88th and St Clair in Cleveland
August 8, 2015

Jeff Johnson - G;enville Festival sign


Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson has kept the annual Glenville Parade and festival going each year. The 2015 event was the 38th annual.

After the Parade (see photos and videos from the Glenville Parade) Councilman Jeff Johnson welcomed the crowd to the 38th annual Glenville Community Festival and Parade.

Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson

Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson


He told how performers such as Levert and Bone Thugs and Harmony were from the neighborhood and played this Festival. Then Ronnie Jones led off with an opening prayer.

Ronnie Jones giving invocation

Ronnie Jones giving invocation



Next, a local singer sang the Black National Anthem at the 38th annual Glenville Community Festival and Parade.

singing the Black National Anthem



singing the Black National Anthem


Then the United States National Anthem was sung.

singing the United States National Anthem



singing the United States National Anthem


Judge Jean Capers was the Grand Marshall of the 38th annual Glenville Community Festival and Parade.

Grand Marshall Judge Jean Capers

Grand Marshall Judge Jean Capers


Judge Capers was a pioneer as the first black woman elected to the city council of any major U.S. city when she was elected in Cleveland in 1949. She was also a tennis champion among other accomplishments. Judge Capers is now 102 years old. Councilman Jeff Johnson introduced Judge Capers who passed on some words of wisdom.

Judge Jean Capers and Wendy McDonnell Hunter

Judge Jean Capers and Wendy McDonnell Hunter



Judge Jean Capers

Judge Jean Capers



Cleveland City Councilman Mike Polensek spoke of the value of people in the community.

Councilman Mike Polensek

Councilman Mike Polensek



Councilmen Jeff Johnson and Mike Polensek

Councilmen Jeff Johnson and Mike Polensek

The Northeast Ohio Young Black Democrats honored Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson at the 38th annual Glenville Community Festival.

Councilmen Jeff Johnson with award



Councilmen Jeff Johnson and Mike Polensek


The Glenville Festival had performers for all ages and tastes such as Blues in the Senior Village in the Rockefeller Greenhouse.

Blues in the Senior Village in the Rockefeller Greenhouse


There were resources and informational booths such as for the African American Cultural Garden.

African American Cultural Garden

African American Cultural Garden


Parade MC Silver B with parade Coordinator Angela Woodson

Parade MC Silver B with Parade Coordinator Angela Woodson


Wendy McDonald Hunter and Festival volunteers

Wendy McDonald Hunter and Festival volunteers


Councilman Jeff Johnson and Cleveland Cultural Garden marchers

Councilman Jeff Johnson and Cleveland Cultural Garden marchers


Glenville Community Foundation Director

Glenville Community Foundation Director


Ms Curvy Elite

Ms Curvy Elite


Kids blowing bubbles

Having fun at the Glenville Festival

2015 Glenville Festival and Parade Main Page (this page)

Photos and videos from the Glenville Parade

Page 2 of the Glenville Parade

Page 3 - Videos of the Glenville Parade

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