To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Lakeview School Fire, several events are planned throughout the day and evening of March 4, 2008.
Please join us for the following activities that will all occur on March 4, 2008:
8:30 am - Memorial School (410 East 156th Street) - Anniversary commemorated with flags in the Memorial School garden
9:30 am - Bells of St. Jerome Church will toll once for each of the lives lost
10:30 am - CSX Railyard whistle will blow
Noon - Lakeview Cemetery (12316 Euclid Avenue) - Service at the mass gravesite, including the laying of wreaths and the playing of "Amazing Grace" on bagpipes by Tom Garfield. Presenters will also talk about the history and legacy of the fire.
7:00 p.m. - St. Jerome Church (15000 Lakeshore Boulevard) - Interfaith memorial service and candle ceremony followed by a public reception
We also want to hank the Plain Dealer for their extensive coverage of the fire in yesterday's Sunday Plain Dealer. If you missed the articles, you can see them at: