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Become a Bike Ambassador!

July 26th, 2016 by Megan Goedeker

Burten, Bell, Carr is partnering with Bike Cleveland to work with a bike ambassador for 2016-2017.

The ambassador will receive training on how to fix bikes, the bike share program, and biking safety. They will also create their own programs to promote bike ridership in the community, making community connections and fostering leadership skills.

Stop in to fill out an application today! Deadline is August 15, 2016.

Care Alliance Pharmacy Now Open in Central!

July 26th, 2016 by Raymond Miller

Same-Day Rx Services Discount Drug Program are now located at :

Central Neighborhood Clinic

2916 Central Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115

Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

(216) 706-0000

 

Tree Stewardship Training

July 26th, 2016 by Megan Goedeker

Come to CornUcopia Place, 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B Cleveland, OH 44104, Wednesday July 27 and Thursday July 28 for Part I and II of a 4 part tree stewardship training.

Join Arborists from Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Holden Arboretum to learn about urban and community forestry and volunteerism at the neighborhood level. Training includes tree biology and identification, pruning, planting, root and soil care, urban tree stress, community planning and needs, and service learning opportunities.

RSVP to Kate Hydock (216-515-8300) khydock@wrlandconservancy.org or at www.wrlandconservancy.org/events/

National Night Out Against Crime At Rainbow Terrace

July 26th, 2016 by Raymond Miller

Take a stand against crime in Kinsman at the National Night Out Against Crime Celebration at Rainbow Terrace!  The event includes a talent show for singing, dancing, acting, poetry, etc.

The event will take place

Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:00pm – 8:30pm.

Youth that are interested in registering for the the talent show should visit the Rainbow Terrace Community Center

Monday-Friday 9-10:00am or 12-1:00pm ONLY!!  The Center is located at 7631 Carson Avenue Cleveland, Ohio

If you would like to volunteer or learn more about the event, please call BBC at 216-341-1455.

37th Annual American Community Gardening Association Conference

July 26th, 2016 by Megan Goedeker

“Cleveland Growing Strong”

The 37th Annual meeting of the American Community Gardening Association Conference will be held in Cleveland this year!

The ACGA annual conference brings together individuals who are active in all aspects of gardening from across the United States, Canada, and abroad. The conference includes hands-on workshops, presentations, poster sessions, keynote speakers, and visits to community gardens, urban agriculture sites, food security projects, and other green space in Cleveland.

Date: August 4-7 2016

Where: Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH

Price: $320-360 (Includes everything from Thursday Welcome Dinner through Sunday’s Keynote, does not include pre-conference or post-conference)

Youth conference (ages 12-21) includes seminars and a business or cooking competition (price: $75, scholarships available)

 

Questions? Email info@communitygarden.org or call 1-877-ASK-ACGA

Register at: https://communitygarden.org/conference/registration/

Share your thoughts on Thursday: Redevelopment planned for E. 79th St

June 27th, 2016 by Raymond Miller

Please come and share your ideas at about E. 79th Street redevelopment and public transportation at a meeting This Thursday, July 7

6:00 pm -8:00 pm

Heritage View Community Room

7228 Kinsman Rd

Cleveland, OH 44104

Refreshments will be served.

Enter raffle to win a new bike

 

Help share the area and let us know what you want to be here and how the road, shops, and stations can be better.

For more information, call BBC at 216-341-1455.

 

 

Need a late Dr. appointment? Care Alliance now has kids evening options!

June 7th, 2016 by Raymond Miller

Every Wednesday starting June 1, 2016 you can make an appointment at :

Care Alliance

Central Neighborhood Clinic

2916 Central Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

From 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Call (216) 535-9100 to schedule

Geek Squad Academy Is Coming To Cleveland Ohio

June 7th, 2016 by Raymond Miller

When: Wednesday, June 15th & Thursday, June 16th
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: CMSD East Professional Center
1349 East 79th Street, Cleveland, OH
Age: 10 – 18 years old
Cost: Free
Meals: Provided
Must attend first day to receive certificate on second day
Register Today!
academy.geeksquad.com/register/cleveland/oh
Geek Squad Academy is dedicated to teaching students in a fun, interactive learning environment about the latest technology in classes like Digital Music, Digital Film Production, 3D Printing and CAD Design, Digital Citizenship, Circuits and Logics and Web Know-How.
For more information call (216) 714-3357

A Free day of Fishing, Fathers, Families and Friends

June 7th, 2016 by Raymond Miller

Fishing With Dad

Saturday, June 18, 2016 11am – 4pm

Rockefeller Pond – University Circle (participants are encouraged to bring their own gear)

This event will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the joys of fishing through aquatic education focusing on casting, rigging, water safety and identifying local fish species. The first 250 people who register will receive a free rod and reel, bait, tackle and refreshments provided by The Fishing Foundation. The Urban League of Greater Cleveland will offer information about fatherhood resources as well as an opportunity for fathers and families to register for ULGC programs and services.
To register and for
more information go to
thefishingfoundation.org,
ulcleveland.com
or call 216.622.0999

ICYMI: BBC’s Timothy Tramble Gives a TEDx Talk

May 12th, 2016 by jsugalski

BBC Executive Director Timothy Tramble presented at TEDxClevelandStateUniversity last fall.  Click play and check out his talk!