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Cleveland Metroparks Honored with First-Ever Impact Award at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Vibrant
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Cleveland Metroparks Honored with First-Ever Impact Award at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Vibrant City Awards
Posted: May 2, 2016
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Cleveland Metroparks was honored with the first-ever Impact Award at the Cleveland Neighborhood Progress 2016 Vibrant City Awards, during a luncheon meeting today at the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium. The Vibrant City Awards recognize Cleveland's neighborhoods and organizations supporting progress, place-making and urban revitalization in Cleveland.
The Impact Award honors organizations for their efforts in Cleveland's neighborhoods. Cleveland Metroparks manages more than 1,500 acres of land within the City of Cleveland, and is located within 47 diverse communities throughout Cuyahoga County. With connections at the core of Cleveland Metroparks vision, the Park District is dedicated to increasing urban greenspace in Downtown Cleveland and surrounding communities.
"The amount of progress here in Cleveland is truly remarkable, and Cleveland Metroparks is honored to have been recognized for their passion and dedication to the community," said Brian Zimmerman, Cleveland Metroparks CEO.
The oldest Park District in Ohio, Cleveland Metroparks encompasses more than 23,000 acres in an "Emerald Necklace" around Greater Cleveland. The Park District is home to 18 park reservations, 8 lakefront parks, 300 miles of all-purpose, hiking, biking, and bridle trails, eight golf courses, five nature centers and the nationally acclaimed Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Watch here for more on Cleveland Metroparks impact on Downtown Cleveland and beyond.
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