CATA Partners with SC4K and Merrick House in Tremont to Provide Winter Clothing for Kids

On Friday, October 14, 2016, CATA members travelled to Merrick House in Tremont where they assisted 40 preschool children try on new winter coats, boots, hats and gloves for the upcoming winter season. We even enjoyed reading some stories with the children. In addition, 160 school aged children also selected new winter clothing in the after-school program at Merrick House. CATA once again partnered with Shoes and Clothes for Kids SC4K to make this giveaway a huge success. Thank you for making our day! Our hearts are full!


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CATA – Live on Lakeside – October 11, 2016

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, CATA Board Members Kathy St. John and Ellen Hobbs Hirshman appeared on Live on Lakeside on WKYC Channel 3 to discuss CATA’s upcoming winter clothing giveaway. The charitable outreach event takes place this Friday, October 14th, from 9-11 AM at the Merrick House in Tremont. CATA once again is partnering with Shoes and Clothes for Kids SC4K to provide more than 200 children with new winter coats, boots, mittens, gloves and hats. CATA and its members are devoted to making a difference in people’s lives not only in the courtroom, but all throughout the NE Ohio community.

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More EndDD Presentations by CATA

EndDD 2-9-16 A

Ellen Hobbs Hirshman and Susan Petersen, both trustees with The Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA), travelled to Notre Dame Cathedral Latin (NDCL) on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, for two End Distracted Driving (EndDD) presentations. Both the Sophomore and Junior classes were attentive and engaged in many discussions about the dangers of distracted driving. The 365 NDCL students and teachers were impressed with the statistical data and testimonials of families that have suffered a loss because of distracted driving. The EndDD Family Safe Driving Agreement was handed out to all NDCL students to take home and discuss with their families. These NDCL students are “passing it forward” and helping to educate others about how to make smarter and safer choices when driving and being driven in a car. Together, through education, we can make our roads a lot safer.