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2015 FAMILY and COMMUNITY Resource Fair

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

ANTON GRDINA’S 2015 FAMILY & COMMUNITY Resource Fair

WHEN:  Thurs, December 10th 3:30pm-5:30pm

WHERE: Anton Grdina Investment School 2955 E. 71st Street School

Gymnasium General Fair ·3:30pm-5:30pm

Financial Literacy Workshop · 3:30pm-4:30pm Light refreshments will be served

OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY!

WIN A JOB KIT (VALUED AT $100)

COMMUNITY PARTNERS & ORGANIZATIONS Including:

Ohio Means Jobs, Toward Employment, Boys & Girls Club, Metro Health, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Housing Network, Seed of Literacy, Murtis Taylor, Cuyahoga Community College, Beech Brook and More!!!

*For questions, contact BBC’s Marionna Bennett at Anton Grdina School,  216.812.1543

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success”–Henry Ford

What is your civic vision? Do you want $5,000 to support it?

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Accelerate 2016

Apply today to have your voice heard!

What’s your civic vision? Do you want $5,000 to help bring it to life? The application period is now open for individuals who want to make a pitch at Accelerate 2016: Citizens Make Change. This second annual civic pitch competition, presented by Cleveland Leadership Center and Citizens Bank, gives every individual a chance to share and act on a personal vision to improve NE Ohio.

Twenty-five people will be selected to pitch their ideas at the event on February 24, 2016, in one of five categories:

*Quality of Life

*Economic Development

*Educating for Tomorrow

*Community Change

*Transformative Arts and Culture

Pitch submissions by individual members of the community should be for civic change that will create positive community impact − compelling, innovative and wild ideas that will make our region a better place. Initiatives cannot be proposed by or on behalf of an organization.

A Huff Post blogger deemed last year’s Accelerate event “Shark Tank meets Ted Talks.” Don’t be left out!

Help Citizens Bank and CLC strengthen and serve NEO and submit your pitch before December 18.

Submit a civic pitch … or make your reservation below so you can hear exciting ideas, vote on the winner, and maybe make a connection to help someone’s idea become reality.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Global Center for Health Innovation, 1 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114
4:30 p.m. – Civic pitch competition in five categories
6:00 p.m. – Finalists present to audience, which votes by cell phone for winner
7:00 p.m. – Awards reception

Learn more about civic pitches. (Pitches accepted Oct. 30 – Dec. 18, 2015)

Get a taste of Accelerate in this brief video

Read the news release: Download a Word doc | Open a PDF

Questions? Contact Rachel Ciomcia, (216) 592-2280 or accelerate@cleveleads.org

#AccelerateNEO @CitizensBank, @cleveleads
Facebook: CitizensBank, Cleveland Leadership Center

Accelerate your … region … creativity … and ideas!

 

 

 

United Way Warm Coats Warm Hearts Coat Drive at BBC!

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
Warm Coats Warm Hearts Coat Drive
Keeping kids warm – and in school

Student attendance is crucial for the learning process. When students do not have coats or other winter apparel during the winter months, it may prevent them from attending school. United Way of Greater Cleveland is accepting the challenge by leading a winter coat and apparel drive for CMSD investment schools from November 16th to December 11th.

We need heroes! Your organization can help support this effort by conducting a winter apparel drive.

The goal is to secure new or gently used coats and other winter apparel (gloves, hats, etc.) for our K-8 Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) investment schools scholars.

Get the details and sign up now to start a drive

If your organization cannot conduct a drive you can still support this effort by dropping off a new or gently used coat and other winter apparel at Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc or other locations

View drop-off locations

Your support with this effort for our CMSD scholars is greatly appreciated.

Be a CLE #CoatHero!

Learn about Employment Opportunities in In-demand Careers!

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

The Job Link Services team at Cuyahoga Community College – Metro Campus is hosting a series of mini open houses.  The dates and programs are listed below.   Representatives will be available to talk about the following programs:

Information Technology

December 3, 2015

12:00 to 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 to 6:00 p.m

Advanced Technology Center –  139

2900 Community College Ave

Cleveland, OH 44115

 

Healthcare Solutions

December 7, 2015

12 to 2:00 & 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

United Technology Center – 229

2415 Woodland Ave

Cleveland, OH 44115

 

Manufacturing & Truck Driving

December 8, 2015

12:00 to 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

United Technology Center –  229

2415 Woodland Ave

Cleveland, OH 44115

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 
216-987-4391
www.Tri-C.edu/Workforce

 

FREE INCOME TAX PREPERATION

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

FREE INCOME TAX

PREPARATION

COME AND SAVE MONEY!

 WHERE:

CornUcopia Place, 7201 Kinsman Rd, Ste. #103

or

Central Promise Lab (inside Olde Cedar Estates) 2617 Central Ave

 WHEN:

January 22, 2016 to April 16, 2016

CornUcopia Place (Mon & Fri – 10am to7pm & Sat. 9Aam to 4pm)

Central Lab (Wed 12noon to 4pm)

Call 2-1-1 United Way 1st Call for help and assistance

 

Would you like to volunteer and learn how to prepare taxes?

Call (216)341-1455 and speak with Ms. Thornton

College and High School Students are welcome to volunteer.

Congratulations to Central and Kinsman’s youth football teams!

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

The Central and Kinsman neighborhoods were well represented this weekend in all three Muni-League youth football championships.  The JC Cullum Renegades, based at Lonnie Burten Recreation Center in Central played in the Varsity and Jr. Varsity Championship and the Garden Valley Falcons played in the Termite Championship games.

Even though the teams did not win we congratulate them on a successful season.

Where does water go? Come to the Sewer District Open House to find out!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Open House  September 19, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 4747 E. 49th Street in Cuyahoga Heights

With more events than ever before, this tour puts the oh! back in H2O.

  • Hands-on exhibits & Touch the trucks!
  • Meet new K-9 officer Storm!
  • Giveaways, prizes, and free stuff!
  • Special guests include Jungle Terry, Cleveland Metroparks, Great Lakes Science Center, Balloon Bender Dave, Mark the Mad Scientist, and more!
  • Tour a treatment plant!
  • CLE vs. PIT Social Media Bowl!
  • Face painting and Hard Hat Decoration Station!
  • Free photos from ShutterBooth!
  • Free ice cream and popcorn!

Details at neorsd.org/OpenHouse or follow the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District on social media @neorsd #neorsdTOUR

 

Blanket. Lawn Chair. Popsicles (optional)

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Blanket. Lawn chair. Popsicles (optional)… and a life-changing educational program.

It’s that time of year again. August 4th through the 14th, the 2015 STEP teen ensemble is live and onstage in Central!

Lost in the Water is a free, family-friendly original show – inspired by folktales and myths from around the world that explore our connection to water. If you happened to see CPT’s Fire on the Water, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea or the Brick City Theatre youth at Parade the Circle earlier this season, you’ll know CPT has joined over a dozen other organizations around the city to celebrate the 2015 Year of Clean Water …and the STEP ensemble is totally running (swimming?) with the theme.

STEP will be in Central on

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

3:00 p.m.                 

 Outhwaite Community Center

2452 E 46th at Quincy Ave.

Rain Location: Gymnasium

For more information, contact Cleveland Public Theater at 216-631-2727 or visit their website at www.cptonline.org

Want to Start a Garden?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Learn about upcoming training programs in urban agriculture!

OSU Extension will offer training programs in the winter of 2015 in community gardening and market gardening. Come to an Information Session to learn more about these Training Programs:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6:00 – 6:45 pm
OSU Extension Office
5320 Stanard Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44103

Description of Training Programs:
Community Gardening
In this eight week training program, participants will learn how to:

  • Locate and assess a good garden site
  • Organize a group of gardeners
  • Plan and design a garden space
  • Identify community resources
  • Access materials for their project
  • Increase neighborhood access to fresh produce
  • * Classes will meet Thursday evenings starting January 29, 2015.

Market Gardening
In this twelve week training program, participants will learn how to:

  • Develop a small business or agriculture based enterprise
  • Grow produce using techniques that create higher yields
  • Bring healthy produce to local markets in urban neighborhoods
  • Be part of Cuyahoga County’s emerging local food market
  • * Classes will meet Tuesday evenings starting January 27, 2015

The Market Gardener Training Program and the Dig In! Community Gardener Training Program are initiatives of The Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County.

The Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County: 5320 Stanard Ave. Cleveland, OH 44103 http://cuyahoga.osu.edu

For questions contact Nicole Wright: 216-429-8200 x 249 // wright.1128@osu.edu

 

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information: http://go.osu.edu/cfaesdiversity.

Thursday: Voice your opinion on the RTA Rapid Transit Stations in Kinsman

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Greater Cleveland RTA is hosting a meeting THURSDAY to gather community input on the Rapid Transit Stations along E. 79th Street. The meeting will be held at:

Mt Sinai Baptist Church

7510 Woodland Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44104

6:00 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to gather more information and comments from the public about the E. 34th and E. 79th Street Rapid Transit stations.  Residents may also complete a survey by coming into BBC’s office or visiting www.surveym0nkey.com/s/rtastationsurvey.