Archive for March, 2011

Summer Jobs for Students

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

YOUNG AUDIENCES’ ArtWorks! is hiring for 6 week summer jobs:

Apprentices – for students entering 10th, 11th and 12th grades in the fall.

Assistant Teaching Artists – for students entering their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of higher education.

Site Coordinators – for students entering their senior year of undergraduate work or current graduate students.

There are many jobs offered. There are even jobs to be offered in ArtWorks for the culinary arts, video game design, architecture, recording arts, stage combat, dance, visual art, music and many more!
ArtWorks is an arts-based job training program for area high school students designed to provide training in the arts while developing skills for the workplace. For six weeks during the summer, Apprentices work under the guidance of Master Teaching Artists to create works of art in a variety of disciplines. The ArtWorks sites (Tri-C’s Metro Campus & the Halle Building) are overseen by two Site Coordinators.

More detailed information about the ArtWorks program and job descriptions & applications for the PAID positions can be found at:

The DEADLINE for applications is March 25, 2011 at 4pm.
Feel free to call  Jenny Underwood at 216-561-5005 x13.

Please pass this on to any students or colleagues who might know of interested students. Thank you!

BBC to build 40 new homes in Central’s St. John’s Village-West!

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Hot off the presses…BBC’s St. John’s Village West Family Homes is afforded $350,000 in HDAP from OHFA.  For the complete article click this link:

Tri-C sponsors Free Community Health and Wellness Workshop

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

In our efforts to promote health and wellness in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods, BBC will post information on events and programs that will benefit the community.

Attend the Community Health, Wellnessand Preventative Care CenterWorkshop Series workshop titled “Maintain your Brain Health”

Learn about Alzheimer’s Disease and discover ways to take care of your brain through nutrition, exercise and staying active.

This workshop will include:
• Free blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and body mass index screenings from 9-
10 am
• Cooking demonstrations, information on a brain healthy diet and lunch
• Exercise: Guidelines and demonstrations
• The importance of staying socially and mentally active
• How to make simple lifestyle changes
• Door Prizes and Giveaways

The featured speaker will be Jeff Barlow of the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Association. The topic will be Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know.

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2011
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Place: Cuyahoga Community College, Metro Campus
 Community Health, Wellness and Preventative Care Center
2900 Community College Avenue
Healthcare Careers Sciences Building, First Floor, Room 104
Cost: Free

Registration is required. Sign up now on a first come, first serve basis.
Call 216-987-3555 to register or for more information.


Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Murtis Taylor Human Service System!

Come Join Us!
Free GED Preparation

Programs Offered:
GED Preparation
Employee Readiness & Career Development
Tutoring available

Earn yor GED diploma!
Path for a better Life!
Ages 16-24
Classes:Tuesday- Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Enrolling Today!

GardenValley Family Resources Center
7541 Kinsman Rd.

216-283-4400 EXT.2491

Central Community Meeting

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Central Community Meeting
Thursday, March 10, 2011 – 5:30pm
St. John AME Church
2261 East 40th Street

How well do you know your neighbors? This is the time to meet them and discuss what you would like to do this year to get healthy and active!

Also, learn about new housing developments and job opportunities in the Central neighborhood.

Other Discussion Topics:
Walking Club, Bike Tours, Movie Nights, Cook-offs, and much more!

To register, call BBC’s office at 216.341.1455. Registration is preferred, not required. First 20 people to arrive will be entered into a raffle to win a gift card to Dave’s Supermarket.

Let your voice be heard!