Sun, Jun 26|
Garden of Hope Ribbon Cutting
Save the Date for the Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of The Garden of Hope
Time & Location
Jun 26, 2022, 3:00 PM
Chagrin Falls, 88 N Main St, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022, USA
About the event
This lovely green space at Chagrin Arts, located at 88 North Main Street in historic downtown Chagrin Falls, will serve as an outdoor gathering space to bring awareness and celebrate the dedicated and powerful work of the Ohio Innocence Project. A new sculpture entitled “Imaginal Cell” by acclaimed artist and OIP Client, Dean Gillispie, has been commissioned and will be the centerpiece of the Garden.
Watch this space for more details!
PROGRAM BEGINS AT 3:30 PM
WELCOME Karen Prasser, Chagrin Arts Executive Director
Village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Mayor William Tomko
Make Our Garden Grow Candide – Leonard Bernstein
Anna Hylton, Charlotte Lee – sopranos
McKayla Ferguson, Jinle Glover – mezzo sopranos
Zachary Fitzgerald, Manuel Gomez – tenors
Brian Johnson - baritone
Elizabeth Cohen, Co-President
& Garden of Hope Project Manager
Beth Rutkowski, Co-President
Ohio Innocence Project
Board of Advocates
John M. Isidore, President
Alec Berezin, Member
Nationally Known Civil Rights Attorney
Author, “Trying Times”
Remembering Isaiah Andrews
Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court
The Honorable Michael P. Donnelly
Dean Gillispie, Artist
OIP Board of Advocates Member
ABOUT THE IMAGINAL CELL
Artist Dean Gillispie
Free At Last Big River – Roger Miller
Brian Johnson – Baritone
Finale: Audience will be instructed to release bubbles to signify the butterflies flying free.
Reception continues in the Garden of Hope and inside Chagrin Arts. Please also enjoy the exhibit by cartoonist Eugene Sopher in the Wenk Gallery.
Thank you for your generous support of the Garden of Hope and being a part of this very special day!