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Community Builders Conference 2017

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Want to learn how to start a block club or street club in your neighborhood? Attend the 2017 Community Builders Conference.  This is a learning opportunity for Cleveland residents who want to build & sustain street clubs and grassroots community groups.

When: Saturday, April 29 2017

Where: East Professional Center, E. 79th + Superior Ave.

Register Online 

https://secure.etosoftware.com/NewLogin.aspx?ETO=client136

Central and Kinsman neighborhoods compete in Cleveland Clinic Health Challenge

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Attention residents of Central and Kinsman:  Join the Cleveland Clinic 6 Week Health Challenge!

Register and represent your neighborhood in the Six Week Health Challenge. At the kick off event FREE health screenings, line dancing, cooking demonstrations, refreshments, raffle prizes, music and fun for the whole family!
The Six Week Health Challenge is part of the Healthy Communities Initiative – a collaborative effort between Cleveland Clinic and community partners to promote optimal health and wellness. Based on the Community Health Needs Assessment and utilizing combined resources within our local communities, these programs will be customized around three core areas: education, nutrition and physical activity.

Kick Off Event

WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2017

WHERE: Cleveland Clinic Langston Hughes
Community Health & Education Center
2390 East 79th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44104

TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Registration is strongly advised, but not required. Please call Marsha Thornton
at 216.448.0026.

Community Baby Shower at Friendly Inn tomorrow

Friday, April 7th, 2017

 

Baby sleeps safest alone,on their back, in a crib.

Welcome to Moms Quit for Two 2nd Annual

Community Baby Shower

Who: Expectant Mothers

Where: Friendly Inn Settlement, Inc.

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

When: Saturday April 8, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

please R.S.V.P. with a Community Health Worker

Call: (216) 431-7656

FREE Diapers for a year!

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Are you pregnant? Have you ever used Tobacco?

If so, Moms Quit for Two may be right for you!

Claim your $25 Walmart diaper voucher.

Contact a Community Health Worker at:

Friendly Inn Settlement House

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

(216) 431- 7656

Free Personal Self Defense Class

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Self Defense Class April 29

High School Coding Camp

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

High school Coding Camp allows students to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourages them to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Each week the camp is held at a different higher educational institution throughout the region. Students will identify the dates and locations of their choice when applying.

Camps: This year there will be eight C# camps (one of which will be all girls) and two Cyber Security Camps.

  • Grade Band: High School, rising 9th-12th
  • Camps: High School Coding Camp-C# (no previous programming is required)
  • High School Coding Camp-Cyber Security (new!) (prerequisite-completed high school Coding Camp C# and/ or have knowledge of other C languages)

Camp Locations, Host Schools And Dates:

Camp runs from June-August 2017,Full days, 8 am-5 pm

RITE partners with TECH CORPS to offer summer coding camps, hosted by regional colleges and universities.

C# Camps

  • The University of Akron: June 5-9
  • Cuyahoga Community College-Western Campus: June 12-16
  • Cleveland State University: July 17-21 (all girls)
  • Baldwin Wallace University: July 31-August 4
  • Lorain County Community College: August 7-11

Cyber Security Camp

  • Lakeland Community College: June 26-30
  • Cleveland State University: July 24-28

Apply Here: https://getithere.net/employers/summer-coding-camp-2

  • All students MUST have a teachers recommendation for consideration into the program.

Important Dates:

Application Opens: February 20

Students Application Close Midnight: April 30

Teacher Recommendation Close Midnight: May 5

Student Acceptance Notification: May 19

Students Registration Deadline: May 26

 

 

 

FREE Cooking Classes for Youth

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Join the Fun on Tuesdays!

4:00 PM– 6:00 PM

April 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

CornUcopia Place 7201 Kinsman Road Suite 103B

Near the Garden Valley Library, next to Burten, Bell, Carr Development

  •  Try a new food!
  •  Enjoy fruits and vegetables!
  •  Get great nutrition tips!
  • Make friends!

For more information call Michelle 216-591-0800 x216 or Email: mwilcox@diabetespartnership.org

 

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)

 

Green City Growers featured in Scene Magazine

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Have you wondered what goes on in the big greenhouse located on Kinsman Rd and Grand Ave near E. 55th St?  Check out this article in Scene magazine about the Green City Growers Greenhouse in Kinsman:

http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/worker-owned-green-city-growers-is-on-the-path-to-profits-while-giving-refugees-and-ex-cons-gainful-employment/Content?oid=5740258&utm_source=widget&utm_medium=toc&utm_campaign=rightrail&utm_content=HomeThisWeek

 

Watch the New Documentary 13th

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Friday March 24th, 6:00 pm, at the Antioch Baptist Church, 8869 Cedar Avenue, there will be a screening of the Oscar nominated documentary “13th,” directed by Ava DuVernay.  Centered on race in the U.S., criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which outlawed slavery (unless as punishment for a crime).  The film argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration today.  The film runs l hr. 40 minutes and is rated TV-MA).  Following the screening there will be a guided discussion including panelists and audience members.  Light refreshments provided.  No charge.  For additional information, contact Rev. Mylion Waite 216-932-1521.