Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Obama to visit Cleveland State University in Cleveland Friday, Oct. 5, presidential debate watch parties are tonight, Oct. 3, Ohio Senator Nina Turner, Obama campaign, Ohio State Rep. Mike Foley to host debate watch party, Councilman Jeff Johnson will have separate party, get free tickets to see President Obama

United States President Barack Obama
Ohio State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland)

Ohio State Repreentative Mike Foley (D-Cleveland)

Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson
By Kathy Wray Coleman, Executive Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog(

CLEVELAND,Ohio-President Barack Obama will visit Cleveland, Oh. on Friday, Oct. 5 at Krenzler Soccer Field, Cleveland State University at E. 18th St and Chester Ave. to speak. The gates open at 11:00 am, said Nick Martin, executive director of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party. (Editor's note: Reach the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party at 216-621-9750)

The event  is free and open to the public but tickets are required.

Tickets are available on a first-come first-serve basis at the following locations:

  • 13100 Shaker Square, Cleveland (Phone number 216-416-2017)
  • 5734 Ridge Road, Parma
  • 11822 Detroit Ave., Lakewood
  • 4071 Lee Road, Cleveland
  • 3740 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
  • 468 Richmond Road, Richmond Heights
  • 21760 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights
  • 12414 Euclid Ave., East Cleveland
  • 22800 Lakeshore Blvd., Euclid
Also, a watch party for the first presidential debate, which is tonight, Oct 3, at 9 pm in Denver, Colo at the University of Denver,  will be held by the Obama for America Campaign, state Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) and state Rep. Mike Foley (D-14) at 8 pm on  the west side of Cleveland at The Market Garden Brewery and Distillery, The Ohio City Room, 1947 West 25th St.

Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson will host a watch party at 8 pm at his ward office on the predominantly Black east side of Cleveland, 10553 Saint Clair Ave. in the Glenville Towne Plaza. 

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