CLEVELAND - A new community resource center in Cleveland's Fairfax Community was dedicated Thursday by PNC Bank.
The PNC Fairfax Connection is expected to offer several programs, designed to foster community empowerment and revitalization.
"We celebrate the opening of the PNC Fairfax Connection as a demonstration of what it truely means to work together to create a new relationship and a new bond between a bank and its community," said PNC Chairman James Rohr.
The $5 million project features a newly constructed, 6,400-square-foot facility, located west of University Circle at the intersection of E. 83rd and Carnegie. It replaced a nearly vacant, neglected building and included environmental clean up of the site.
The center will provide residents of all ages with education classes, media training, financial education and job skill assistance for adults, and a historic preservation project for seniors.
Fairfax residents and business community members are invited to see the new community resource center during an open house on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. until noon. Younger visitors will have a chance to meet special guest Cookie Monster from Sesame Street, and well as make crafts.
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