George L. Forbes Celebration Weekend

 

About George L. Forbes Celebration Weekend

The George L. Forbes Weekend Celebration continues the momentum to engage Cleveland’s African American community. Event proceeds benefit the African American Archives, and allow the Western Reserve Historical Society to enhance preservation and awareness of the African American experience in Cleveland.

WRHS invites the community to join in the celebration of the career and life of Mr. George L. Forbes. The celebration begins at the Cleveland History Center on Saturday evening, October 13, 2018 with a Salute to George L. Forbes, Esq. On Sunday, October 14, 2018 – George L. Forbes Day | Community Celebration, the Cleveland History Center opens its doors to the community for a day of celebration including a proclamation from Cleveland City Council, live entertainment, intergenerational activities, and a display celebrating the career and legacy of George L. Forbes, Esq. Doors open at noon with activities continuing until 5pm.

 

A Salute to George L. Forbes, Esq
Date: October 13, 2018

Location:
Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland History Center
10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Cost: $150 per ticket ($100 tax-deductible)

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George L. Forbes Day Community Celebration
Date: October 14, 2018

Location:
Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland History Center
10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Cost: General Admission

Community Celebration:
(Celebration activites kick off at 12pm)
– Proclamation from Cleveland City Council
– Live entertainment
– Intergenerational activities
– Display celebrating the career and legacy of George L. Forbes, Esq

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About George L. Forbes

Those who understand the history of Cleveland and its politics acknowledge George L. Forbes as the most powerful Cleveland City Council President ever – and quite possibly its most powerful local politician.

Click Here to Read the Full George L. Forbes Bio