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Come to Wellness Thursdays!

February 21st, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Cuyahoga Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Presents:

Wellness Thursdays (for Seniors 55+)

Thursdays from 1pm-3pm starting 2/23/2017 thru 4/13/17

Cornucopia Place: 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B, Cleveland OH 44104

Call 216-341-1455 to register or with questions!

Topics include smart eating, health management, Tri-C experience/benefits, and Exercise!

 

Looking for a Career in Manufacturing? Buckeye Business Products is Recruiting!

February 16th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Buckeye Business Products is now recruiting participants in connection with Neighbor Up and Towards Employment!

Criteria includes:

  •  Interest in a career in manufacturing
  • 18 years or older
  • Motivated to learn a new skill and gain employment
  • Commitment to 2 weeks of unpaid work readiness classes
  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Pass a drug screening

Position details include:

  • Skills training to prepare for industry specific requirements
  • hourly wage of $10/hr. minimum 50 hours a week
  • Ongoing career coaching to assist with job performance and advancement
  • Gain a renewed sense of confidence and a network of support to help you succeed

Interested? Call 216-696-7311 to register for an Information Session. Chose ONE info session:

Tuesday 2/21 @9:00am, Tuesday 2/21 @2:00pm, both at Neighborhood Connections, 5000 Euclid Ave. #310, Thursday 2/23 @ 9am at Fatima Family Center 6600 Lexington Ave., Thursday 2/23 @ 2pm at PNC Fairfax Connection 8220 Carnegie Ave., OR Monday 2/27 @9am at Towards Employment 1255 Euclid Ave. #300

If selected for the program be prepared to participate in a two week unpaid training on March 6th from 9am-3pm at Towards Employment

Medworks FREE Clinic – Medical, Dental, and Women’s Health Services

February 14th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Come out to the Medworks FREE Clinic on Saturday March 4, 2017 to receive care such as:

                                                                                   – Medical Exams                                              – Dental Screenings

                                                                                   – Dental Extraction                                         – Women’s Health Exams

                                                                                   – Pap Tests                                                        – Confidential Testing

                                                                                   – Bloodwork                                                      – Free, Fresh Produce

 – And More!

Compassionate Care, 100% free

Make an appointment today!

Visit www.medworksusa.org or call 216-201-9325

Walk-ins welcome 8am-12pm

At NEON Southeast Health Center: 13301 Miles Ave. Cleveland, OH 44105

 

Have Positions that Need to be Filled? Reserve a Table for the Job Fair

February 9th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

AmeriCorps is hosting a the Spring Into Employment Job Fair March 16, 2017 from 10:am-2:00pm held at Stella Walsh Recreation Center: 7245 Broadway Avenue Cleveland, OH 44105.

This is a great opportunity to meet people who could fill the positions you have available!

Reserve your table today! Space is limited and registration closes February 24, 2017.

Contact Sandra Buckner, AmeriCorps Program Manager, at 216-456-0914 or email at sbuckner@universitysettlement.net

Job Fair Prep Workshops

February 9th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Have a job fair coming up? Attend the job fair prep workshop to get resume tips, learn interviewing skills, and practice your elevator pitch to best sell yourself! Prepare yourself for the Spring into Employment Job Fair held Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:00am-2:00pm at Stella Walsh Recreation Center- 7245 Broadway Avenue Cleveland, Oh 44105

Prep Workshops held at University Settlement: 4800 Broadway Avenue, Cleveland Ohio 44127

Monday February 27, 2017 10:00-1:30pm

Monday March 6, 2017 10am-1:30pm

Registration for the workshops is required at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/job-fair-prep-workshops-tickets-31489462831

Call 216-456-0914 for additional information or questions

Nature’s Best Choices Adventures to Asia Plaza

February 9th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

On February 1, Nature’s Best Choices, a program by Quiana Singleton through the Community Climate Ambassadors, traveled to Asia Plaza with seniors from CMHA to learn about fruits and vegetables from Asian culture. The participants  chose various foods and returned to CornUcopia Place where Chef Eric Wells prepared a dish with the foods that the seniors brought back. The program promotes fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy eating.

Read about the experience in Freshwater Cleveland:  http://www.freshwatercleveland.com/innovationnews/NatureChioces020717.aspx

Climate Ambassador, Quiana Singleton, Wins Tree Steward of the Year!

February 9th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Community Climate Ambassador for the Kinsman and Central neighborhoods, Quiana Singleton, has been honored as Tree Steward of the Year for 2016. Holden Arboretum and Western Reserve Land Conservancy awarded Ms. Singleton with this award for her work regarding trees. As a climate ambassador, Ms. Singleton has hosted Tree Stewardship training for her team members and worked with a 5th grade class at Anton Grdina to plant 7 trees on the school’s property.

Congratulations Quiana!

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Sign Up Online to Get YOUR Taxes Prepared for FREE!

February 8th, 2017 by Joy Johnson

Did you get receive your W-2? Are you ready to get your taxes prepared? Save your money and come visit our VITA  (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site in the Kinsman neighborhood at CornUcopia Place! You can call 2-1-1 to schedule your appointment or you can now sign up online! You are just  a couple clicks away from having your taxes prepared for free by certified and trained tax professionals. Follow the link to schedule your appointment with us today!

 

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Cook For Life- 6 Week, Free Cooking Series Starts Tonight!

January 17th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Come experience healthy living in a new way with our 6 weeks cooking series, Cook For Life!

Learn the basics to cooking everyday cuisine, with discussions on cooking, health, exercise and nutrition! Classes brought to you by Sha’Da Taylor, a Nutrition Coach and Personal Trainer.

Tuesdays from 6-8pm

January 17-February 28

CornUcopia Place: 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B.

Cost: FREE!

Please register at: cornucopiaplacebbc.eventbrite.com

or

Burten, Bell Carr at 216-341-1455

or

Sha’Da at beharmoniouslyfit@gmail.com

Sign-Up to Become a VITA Volunteer and Help People Complete Their Taxes!

January 17th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Sign-Up to become a VITA Volunteer and help people complete their taxes!

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)program provides free tax preparation by IRS Certified volunteers. Free tax preparation is the gateway to financial stability. Free tax preparation increases tax compliance by encouraging families to file their taxes on time and accurately. This helps lead to better banking, determining eligibility for and claiming public assistance, and receive financial education.

Burten, Bell, Carr will be offering free tax preparation  on Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays.

No previous experience or education is needed to become a volunteer but volunteers must attend a Coalition led training session to become certified.

Sign up to become a volunteer today at www. www.refundohio.org