Using 400 "Fathead-style" cardboard cutouts of each student, head of school Suzanne Walker Buck surprised students by recreating a normal meeting on the day it launched virtual classes. The moment was even featured on the Instagram Story for John Krasinski's (or Jim from The Office's) new show "Some Good News."
Clevelanders Have Pledged $23,000 In Stimulus Checks To Local Causes
Locals have dedicated $23,000 of their forthcoming stimulus checks to area nonprofits and other causes, reports Scene. The movement is led by Rebecca Maurer, a local attorney behind the blog SerialLand. The site where you can find more information about making your donations is clevelandstimuluspledge.com.
Tuesday's Coronavirus Numbers Were Positive
With just 305 new cases, Tuesday saw the smallest gain in new coronavirus cases this month. While there were still 50 new deaths, the case counts potentially signals Cleveland and Ohio nearing its peak.
Browns Jersey Proceeds To Be Donated To Health Care Workers
Anytime the Cleveland Browns drop some new unis, it's as big of a deal as draft day to the Dawg Pound — and just as divisive. But one thing all fans can get behind is the organization's decision to launch the Hats Off To Our Heroes Fund. The charity is a commitment to donate 100 percent of jersey sale proceeds for "significant period of the time" to health care professionals, first responders, educational professionals and other community groups.
Local Makers Create Masks For Citizens And Health Care Workers
From mattress maker Naturepedic, which is making 5,000 organic, toxin-free face masks a day, to smaller makers such as Cool Critters, Ilthy and Yellowcake Shops, which we highlighted here, dozens of local makers are creating face masks for citizens and health care workers. Other companies creating masks include Tidal Cool, Jenci Bags, Zephyr Line Workshop, Live Dream Create, James Lauren Beauty, The Cuddle Cult and 10-year-old Zaria Hill, according to News 5 Cleveland. Plus, nearly every mask maker is giving back in some way.
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