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Join Us Saturday October 26 as we make a difference

Monday, October 21st, 2013

BBC is presenting two FREE events that are sure to strengthen neighbors. We cordially invite you to attend both events, focused around food in the Kinsman Neighborhood. All ages are welcomed!

Saturday, October 26

9 a.m. till 11 a.m. join us as we work to protect the health of our community orchard. We will build trellis’ for the berry bushes that residents planted in spring, as well as additional upkeep. The Four Corners Orchard is a space for the community to relax and pick their own fruit, so please join us.

This event has been made possible thanks to ServeOhio and Cleveland Job Corps. for Make-A-Difference-Day.

11:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. we are celebrating Food Day with Cleveland Housing Network! This is your opportunity to discuss food with neighbors, and tell your stories around food. Then, we will have lunch prepared by Chef Pat LeGrand, from A Touch of Sugar.

Don’t miss out on these opportunities to strengthen our community!

R.S.V.P. to Julia @ 216-341-1455

Call For Volunteers: Spring Clean 2013

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

The East 73rd Street Community Club

Partnering with

Hands On of Northeast Ohio and Oriana House, Inc.

Presents

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)

.VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.

ALL AGES

EVERYONE WELCOME

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

CONTACT:

 

Tanya Holmes 216-224-9397

or

Brenda Metzger 216-432-1001 www.bmetzger0613@gmail.com

 

Winterfest 2012 with E. 73rd St. Community Club

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Save the Date!

The East 73rd Street Community Club Presents

Winterfest 2012

Location: Mrs. Holmes’ Ka La Healing Garden (on E. 73rd St. between Cedar and Central)

Date: Saturday, December 15th

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Let’s come together to celebrate a successful 2012 and the winter season with music and entertainment.

This event is FREE, but guests are encouraged to bring a donation of Toys for community Boys and Girls.

Youth Gift Exchange: Bring a gift (limit $2), exchange with someone else. Bring a gift – Get a gift

Contact Brenda Metzger with any Questions : (216) 432-1001 or bmetzger0613@gmail.com

Juneteenth Celebration with E. 73rd Block Club

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Join our friends at E.73rd St. Block Club as they Celebrate Juneteeth!

partnered with Cuyahoga County Soldiers and Sailors Monument, E. 73rd St Community Club Presents:

The 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration

On Saturday, June 23rd

from 2pm to 6pm

Located between Central and Cedar Avenues on E. 73rd Street

Featuring:

Keynote Speaker: Basheer Jones

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections – Voter Registration

AGAPE – H.I.V. Testing

Mrs. Holmes’ Ka La Healing Garden

University Hospital – Health Education Programs

Cleveland Clinic Play Area

and Other Organizations

Along with Food and fun for the whole Family!

Admission is FREE and open to the public, and vendor space is available free of charge.

Contact: Brenda Metzger @ (216) 432-1001 or bmetzger0613@gmail.com

Visit the Community Club’s  Website @ www.wix.com/east73rdst/cleveland

Learn Urban Gardening Skills through FreshLink!

Monday, April 16th, 2012

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.

 

Join BBC and Councilwoman Cleveland for a Public Safety Meeting on Feb. 1st

Monday, January 30th, 2012

 BBC and Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland invite you to:

Help make your community Safer!

February 1st 6:00 p.m.

@

St. John’s AME Church

2261 E. 40th St.

(at Central Ave / E. 40th St.)

-Share safety concerns with local police and Councilwoman Cleveland

-Work with your neighbors to make your community safer

For more information, contact BBC:

7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 104

p. (216) 341-1455

bbcdevelopment.org

 

2010 City Works Proposal

Monday, March 15th, 2010

The 2010 Cityworks Proposals are now available.  The City will host free workshops to help participants prepare the grant. The first workshop will be held at:

 Cudell Improvement, Inc.

9821 Lorain Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44102

 March 11, 2010.

The second workshop will be held at:

 Harvard Community Service Center

18240 Harvard Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44128

March 18, 2010

 

The workshops will begin at 7:00 p.m. Proposals will be distributed throughout the City, including at BBC’s office, and will also be available in the Division of Neighborhood Services.   You may also obtain the proposals on line, listed below are the website addresses:

The Mayor’s Website:

http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us/clndimages/communitydevelopment/cityworks.pdf

The Community Development Website:

http://cd.city.cleveland.oh.us/2010CityworksManualandApplication

then Click on:

2010 Cityworks Manual and Applications

Applicants will have approximately 30 days, until April,30, 2010, to submit their proposal to the Division of Neighborhood Services in Room 302 of City Hall. The proposal contains complete instructions on how to fill out the application. Should you have any questions, please contact Donna Harris, Program Manager for Cityworks at 216-664-4100

BBC can assist block clubs and street clubs in applying for grants in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods.  For assistance, please call us at 216-341-1455.

Summer 2008 Community Connector Newsletter Online

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Check out the latest issue of Burten, Bell, Carr Development’s quarterly newsletter, The Community Connector.

The Summer 2008 issue features the following articles:
* 2008 Black History Live and Living History Luncheon
* Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps Urban Youth Program in the Central Neighborhood
* City Year Volunteers Give Their Power to Colfax Resident
* Colfax Residents Band Together to Make a Difference
* Refresh Your Home with Free Paint
* BBC Welcomes Americorps VISTA to Staff
* Emerging Neighborhood Groups Transforming Ward 5 with the Support of Neighborhood Connections and Cityworks Matching Grant Program
* much more!

To download a pdf of the latest issue, please click here.

Kinsman Walking Club Starts Today

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Do you know your neighbors? Need more exercise? Join the Kinsman Walking Club!

The Kinsman Walking club meets every Monday, starting today, June 16. The club will walk a one-mile route around the Garden Valley neighborhood. Register for the club and receive great prizes!

Meet at the Bridgeport Place Clock on the corner of E. 72nd and Kinsman Road at 6:00 pm to join the club. For more information, contact Sherita Mullins at BBC (216) 341-1455.


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