CLEVELAND - Despite the dreary weather, thousands turned out for the 35th annual Glenville Community Festival and Parade Saturday.
The event started with a 5k run at 9 a.m. followed by the parade at 10 a.m. to kick off the festival at Sam Miller Park.
Each year the event commemorates the rich history and heritage of the "Gold Coast of Cleveland." More than 125 local business, service organizations and government services provided health, education and economic empowerment programs for the community. Other activities included live performances on 3 stages and a variety of food vendors.
The event also presented scholarships to 3 deserving graduating students in the community.
Last year, the event drew over 10,000 citizens.
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