Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc. and Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity are taking their partnership a little further. This time for a street clean-up on July 7, to accompany the home remodels Habitat is doing on Colfax Road. The clean-up is a great opportunity for residents to clean their yards of unwanted items and pitch in, while 100 volunteers from Safeguard Properties make minor repairs on steps and porches as well as landscaping improvements. Check out the article here, with an interview by Ms. Joy Johnson.
Archive for ‘beautification’
Volunteer with us Saturday, May 18 to deliver backyard gardens to 50 families in Cleveland’s Central & Kinsman neighborhoods.
- Deliver raised garden beds, vegetable seedlings, recipe and care books, and watering cans to participating families.
- Help the families set up the gardens and plant the vegetable seedlings.
- Train each household on how to maintain their new gardens.
Volunteering will take place Saturday, May 18 from 10am to 2pm, and we will meet at Bridgeport Place, 7201 Kinsman Rd.
Please bring work gloves.
Refreshments will be provided.
For more information or to RSVP, please contact Zenobia Lane at 216-341-1455, or firstname.lastname@example.org
The East 73rd Street Community Club
Hands On of Northeast Ohio and Oriana House, Inc.
SPRING CLEAN 2013
DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2013
TIME: 11:00AM – 4:30PM
- Come and join us to clean up our yards and communities from Cedar to Central Avenues and East 70th to East 74th
- Clean out your basement and garage of those bulk item – we will have 2 city dumpsters available on East 73rd and between the corners of Central and East 73rd and East 74th
- We will clean tree lawns, empty lots, and abandoned homes
- We will clean senior/disabled citizen individuals property, (please contact Brenda Metzger at 216-432-1001, leave message)
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
Tanya Holmes 216-224-9397
Brenda Metzger 216-432-1001 email@example.com
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity is partnering with BBC to rehab six homes on Colfax Road. Habitat can rehab 4 homes for the cost of building only one. The six homes on Colfax will be donated by the Cleveland Land Bank. Check out the feature on Channel 5 news. For more information on how you can become a partner family call BBC at 216-341-1455 or Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity at 216-429-1299
Summer Sprout is Cleveland’s Community Gardening Program. There are currently 175 active gardens in the program. Gardeners are able to grow nutritious food in their neighborhoods, at their churches, or places of work. If you know of a potential new garden site, or belong to an existing garden that is not currently enrolled in Summer Sprout, feel free to contact Jim Thompson at OSU Extension for more information and an application.
Grow Nutritous Food in your Neighborhood
Be Active in your Community
Put a Vacant Lot to Good Use
Get Excercise and Fresh Air
The Summer Sprout Program is supported by the City of Cleveland Department of Community Development and managed by Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County. City of Cleveland residents and stakeholders are eligible to apply for the Sum-mer Sprout Program. Only garden sites in the City of Cleveland who fill out complete applications will be considered.
If you are interested in applying, download the application here:
Or contact Jim Thompson at OSU Extension:
Phone: 216.429.8200 x 246 Email: Thompson.firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for the 2013 season are due September 28, 2012.
Marshall Avenue needs your green thumbs!
This Saturday, May 26th
10am – 2pm
At True Gospel Church Garden - 3303 E. 93rd St.
and Marshall Ave. Garden – across from 9107 Marshall Ave.
Volunteer your time to help beautify the neighborhood.
Families and Groups are welcomed, Gardening experience encouraged, but not required.
If you are interested in helping, contact Myra Simmons @ (216) 641 – 8704
FreshLink Neighborhood Working Group members and community partners have joined together to present:
FreshLink Community Garden Network
This garden network is perfect for you if you want to learn:
•How to get volunteer support for your garden
• How to improve your gardening skills
(Examples: Lasagna gardening, vertical growing, season extension)
• How to apply for funding opportunities
All sessions will be held at: FriendlyInn Settlement 2386 Unwin Road Cleveland, OH 44104 At 5:00 pm
Session 1: Starting the Growing Season Early: Season Extension – Thursday, March 22, 2012
Session 2: Intensive Gardening Methods & Techniques – Thursday, April 5, 2012
Session 3: Companion Planting – Thursday, April 19, 2012
Session 4: Bee Keeping 101 – Thursday, May 3, 2012
Session 5: Funding and skilled volunteers support for your garden – Thursday, May 17, 2012
FreshLink is a neighborhood-led effort to increase access to healthy foods in Hough, Central, East Cleveland and Buckeye-Shaker-Woodland.
To learn more about the Garden Network & other opportunities visit
www.prchn.org/freshlink or call 216-368-8513.
Volunteer in Central and Kinsman with BBC in a diverse array of opportunities over the next 3 months!
If you’re looking to volunteer over the next few months in Central or Kinsman, look no futher. We have openings for volunteers on mulitple days, for multiple events including:
- Support for the Ward 5 Festival and Parade in June
- Vacant Land projects in the Urban Agriculture Innovation zone in July
- Neighborhood Revitalization Projects in Lower-Kinsman in June
- Park Creation and Mural Painting in Central in April
and many more!
If you would like to volunteer in these or any other local activities in Central or Kinsman we would love to hear from you! If you have a project in need of volunters please let us know!
For more information, or to sign up to volunteer: Call Patrick Kennedy @ (216) 341-1455 or email email@example.com.
Join Building Bridges Arts Collaborative for the
Summer Mural Institute
Friday July 30th, 2010 5 – 7 pm
3800 Bridge Avenue
Cleveland Ohio 44112
( Enter through side door on W. 38th Street)
The Summer Mural Institute has been providing job training and leadership development to youth in Cleveland neighborhoods while creating large scale public murals.
Come see the progress the Teen Apprentices from Cleveland and East Cleveland have made on their murals.
Come meet emerging artists from the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Come visit Artists in Residence Ted Kurtz and Danny Carver, who have made murals for the Larchmere and Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood.
For more information, please contact:
Katherine Chilcote, Artistic Director
Spice Up Your Garden!
An Ohio State University Extension Urban Agriculture Program Workshop
Saturday, May 8th, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ben Franklin Community Garden
1905 Spring Road in Cleveland
Spice up your garden with a few herbs! Take this opportunity to learn how to grow herbs that will add fresh flavor to your cooking and color to your garden.
All workshops are FREE and open to the public but registration is required. To register please call 216- 429- 8224, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
There are several Community Gardens in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods. If you’d like more information on starting a community garden in our neighborhood, please contact BBC at 216-341-1455.