Archive for ‘community’

Kinsman MyCom Hygiene Drive for the Homeless

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Hosted by: Anton Grdina (Kinsman) MyCom

Donations Benefit the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

March 20th – March 27th

Students from Anton Grdina School are asking you to help the homeless by donating the following items

  • Travel Size Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Lotion
  • Disposable Razor
  • Lip Balm
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Wash Cloth
  • Deodorant
  • Tissue Packs

Donation Drop Off Locations

  • Anton Grdina Elementary – Front Office & Library ( 8AM-4 PM, Mon-Fri)
  • Cleveland Public Library – Garden Valley Branch ( 10 AM-7 PM, Mon-Tue-Thu) (10 Am-6 PM, Wed-Fri-Sat)
  • Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc  ( 8 AM-5 PM, Mon-Fri)

 

12-hour Read-A-Thon at the Garden Valley Neigh. House

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Join  Garden Valley Neighborhood House on March 18,2017 for the annual 12-hr Read-a-thon.  The Garden Valley Neighborhood House is located at 7100 Kinsman Rd Cleveland, OH 44104

  • Participants may sign up for a 15 minute time slots available from 7am to 7pm.  You can choose to bring your own reading materials or use what is on site.
  • In addition to the Read-a-thon, the NASW Student Club at Cleveland State is hosting a book drive until March 10th.  The drive is for new or gently used books that will be donated to Garden Valley Neighborhood House to  promote literacy in the Garden Valley community.
  • For more information contact the Garden Valley Neighborhood House at  216-641-5558.

Book Drive for Garden Valley Neighborhood House

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Garden Valley Neighborhood House is hosting a 12-Hour Read-a-thon to promote literacy in the community on March 18, 2017! On the days leading up to the event, Cleveland State University Students in NASW in collaboration with GVNH is hosting a book drive!

They are accepting new or gently used book that can be delivered on the day of the read-a-thon.

Books can be dropped off near the main entrance of Cleveland State University’s Michael Schwartz Library or on the 14th floor of the Rhodes Tower Rm. 1417 until March 10, 2017.

Contact Megan Sparks at m.a.sparks@vikes.csuohio.edu  if you are interested in making a large donation.

Community Development Survey

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The City of Cleveland Department of Community Development is developing its 2017 plan to distribute federal funds to residents and neighborhoods. This planning requires the community and stakeholders to inform its plan development. We are looking for more community input about priorities and activities that should be considered for funding.

Please take a few minutes of your time to complete the survey: http://clecomdev.org/2017AAPSurvey.php

We can’t do this without you and thank you for taking the time to complete the survey!

Preliminary results will be presented at community meetings in March

Thrive 105-93 Planning Commission Meetings

Friday, February 24th, 2017

The Cleveland Planning Commission needs your help in planning the E. 105th St., Woodhill Rd., and E. 93rd St. Corridor for new transit, new development, and new public spaces.

This could help with better access to jobs, make people feel safer, support a healthy lifestyle, and build community pride

Join one of the community open houses on:

  • March 4th from 10:30am-12:30pm at the Cleveland Public Library Union Branch, 3463 E. 93 St.
  • March 4th from 10:30am-12:30pm at the Cleveland Public Library Langston Hughes Branch, 10200 Superior Ave.
  • March 6th from 2:00-5:00 at the Cleveland Public Library MLK Jr. Branch, 1962 Stokes Blvd.
  • March 6th from 4:00-7:00pm at Woodhill Community Center, 2491 Baldwin Rd.

For more information contact Marka Fields, City Planning Commission, at mfields@city.Cleveland.oh.us

Come to Wellness Thursdays!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

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!

 

Community Christmas Festival!

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Join Original Harvest Missionary Baptist Church at Anton Grdina Elementary School for the Community Christmas Festival!

Includes food, games, music, face painting, and pictures with Santa!

December 17, 2016 from 11am-3 pm

Anton Grdina: 2955 E 71 St., Cleveland OH 44104
Call Marionna Bennett at 216-812-1543 for more information

Career Opportunities with Opportunity Corridor

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Opportunity Corridor Section 2 – Career Awareness Sessions


Purpose of Sessions

* Learn about career options connected with Opportunity Corridor Section 2

* Learn critical job readiness skills such as resume building and job search techniques

* Learn how to effectively network with employers in the transportation / construction industry

When: 3pm – 7pm

Job Readiness Workshops 3pm – 5pm

Career Awareness Workshops 5pm – 7pm

Location: CornUcopia Place (7201 Kinsman Rd Cleveland, OH 44104)

Free parking and refreshments will be available until 7pm

PLEASE RSVP AND LIST WHICH SESSION YOU WILL BE ATTENDING

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

 

*To RSVP: http://oc2careerawarenesssessions.eventbrite.com or Call / Text: 216-220-7010 and indicate which sessions

Community Building and Activism through the Eyes of East Cleveland Women

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute is inviting the community to join a free discussion, Community Building and Activism through the Eyes of East Cleveland Women, 3:30 p.m., Dec. 10. The event is open to all to become part of the conversation and to share their stories.   Misty Luminais, PhD, and Rhonda Y. Williams, PhD, will lead the discussion, which will feature related video shorts. The East Cleveland Public Library, 14101 Euclid Avenue, will host the event in its lower auditorium.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information please contact:

Dr. Rhonda Williams

Founder and Director of the Social Justice Institute

Professor of History

rhonda.williams@case.edu

216.368.2515

 

World Series of Play: Game 2 at Hillside Park tomorrow!

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Join us at Hillside Park November 5, 2016 from 1-4pm to enjoy the park!

Come and join the conversation about future plans for the park. Learn how to build and create a piece that could be an addition to the park! All ages welcome!

See you there!