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Office Hours on 4/14/17

April 13th, 2017 by jsugalski

BBC will be closed Friday, April 14, 2017 in observance of Good Friday.

Bridgeport Cafe will be open its regular hours Friday, April 14.

Community Baby Shower at Friendly Inn tomorrow

April 7th, 2017 by Kyerra Axson

 

Baby sleeps safest alone,on their back, in a crib.

Welcome to Moms Quit for Two 2nd Annual

Community Baby Shower

Who: Expectant Mothers

Where: Friendly Inn Settlement, Inc.

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

When: Saturday April 8, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

please R.S.V.P. with a Community Health Worker

Call: (216) 431-7656

FREE Diapers for a year!

April 7th, 2017 by Kyerra Axson

Are you pregnant? Have you ever used Tobacco?

If so, Moms Quit for Two may be right for you!

Claim your $25 Walmart diaper voucher.

Contact a Community Health Worker at:

Friendly Inn Settlement House

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

(216) 431- 7656

Free Personal Self Defense Class

April 6th, 2017 by Joy Johnson

Self Defense Class April 29

High School Coding Camp

April 5th, 2017 by Kyerra Axson

High school Coding Camp allows students to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourages them to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Each week the camp is held at a different higher educational institution throughout the region. Students will identify the dates and locations of their choice when applying.

Camps: This year there will be eight C# camps (one of which will be all girls) and two Cyber Security Camps.

  • Grade Band: High School, rising 9th-12th
  • Camps: High School Coding Camp-C# (no previous programming is required)
  • High School Coding Camp-Cyber Security (new!) (prerequisite-completed high school Coding Camp C# and/ or have knowledge of other C languages)

Camp Locations, Host Schools And Dates:

Camp runs from June-August 2017,Full days, 8 am-5 pm

RITE partners with TECH CORPS to offer summer coding camps, hosted by regional colleges and universities.

C# Camps

  • The University of Akron: June 5-9
  • Cuyahoga Community College-Western Campus: June 12-16
  • Cleveland State University: July 17-21 (all girls)
  • Baldwin Wallace University: July 31-August 4
  • Lorain County Community College: August 7-11

Cyber Security Camp

  • Lakeland Community College: June 26-30
  • Cleveland State University: July 24-28

Apply Here: https://getithere.net/employers/summer-coding-camp-2

  • All students MUST have a teachers recommendation for consideration into the program.

Important Dates:

Application Opens: February 20

Students Application Close Midnight: April 30

Teacher Recommendation Close Midnight: May 5

Student Acceptance Notification: May 19

Students Registration Deadline: May 26

 

 

 

Apply for the BBC AmeriCorp VISTA Position!

March 30th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

BBC is taking applications for a Resident Resource Coordinator to support and enhance the work taking place with the Central Neighborhood’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Network in Cleveland, OH. As an AmeriCorp VISTA, the Coordinator will help train and support resident ambassadors who are looking to increase their leadership capacity while improving access to healthy foods in their community.

Responsibilities: Ambassador on-boarding, building resident voice and project ideas, institution and ambassador relationship building, project planning, project implementation, small grant applications, recruitment of new resident ambassadors.

Skills: Public speaking, writing/editing, general skills, recruitment, leadership, fund raising/grant writing, computers/technology, youth development, community organization, communications.

Benefits: Stipend, living allowance, health coverage, relocation allowance, childcare assistance if eligible, education award upon successful completion of service, training, choice of education award or end of service stipend.

From 07/03/2017-07/02/2018

To apply you must be 18 years or older and a college graduate

Go to the APPLICATION to learn more about the position and to apply.

Applications are due by April 24, 2017

FREE Cooking Classes for Youth

March 29th, 2017 by Kyerra Axson

Join the Fun on Tuesdays!

4:00 PM– 6:00 PM

April 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

CornUcopia Place 7201 Kinsman Road Suite 103B

Near the Garden Valley Library, next to Burten, Bell, Carr Development

  •  Try a new food!
  •  Enjoy fruits and vegetables!
  •  Get great nutrition tips!
  • Make friends!

For more information call Michelle 216-591-0800 x216 or Email: mwilcox@diabetespartnership.org

 

Come out to the Fit-A-Thon!

March 17th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

The Buckeye, Larchmere, & Woodland Hills HEAL Network is hosting a Fit-A-Thon Saturday March 18 from 11am-2pm!

Learn from the workshops of “Frying without Grease,” “Move it! Move it!,” “Healthy Plates,” and “Sugar: how if Affects the Body!”

Enjoy tools and tips for healthy living, exercise demonstrations, healthy food samples, giveaways, community resources, and vendors!

Hosted at Fairhill Partners, 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland OH 44120

Cost- No charge, benefits- Priceless!

Kinsman MyCom Hygiene Drive for the Homeless

March 16th, 2017 by Kyerra Axson

Hosted by: Anton Grdina (Kinsman) MyCom

Donations Benefit the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

March 20th – March 27th

Students from Anton Grdina School are asking you to help the homeless by donating the following items

  • Travel Size Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Lotion
  • Disposable Razor
  • Lip Balm
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Wash Cloth
  • Deodorant
  • Tissue Packs

Donation Drop Off Locations

  • Anton Grdina Elementary – Front Office & Library ( 8AM-4 PM, Mon-Fri)
  • Cleveland Public Library – Garden Valley Branch ( 10 AM-7 PM, Mon-Tue-Thu) (10 Am-6 PM, Wed-Fri-Sat)
  • Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc  ( 8 AM-5 PM, Mon-Fri)

 

Green City Growers featured in Scene Magazine

March 16th, 2017 by Kyerra Axson

Have you wondered what goes on in the big greenhouse located on Kinsman Rd and Grand Ave near E. 55th St?  Check out this article in Scene magazine about the Green City Growers Greenhouse in Kinsman:

http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/worker-owned-green-city-growers-is-on-the-path-to-profits-while-giving-refugees-and-ex-cons-gainful-employment/Content?oid=5740258&utm_source=widget&utm_medium=toc&utm_campaign=rightrail&utm_content=HomeThisWeek