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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.

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.

Nature’s Best Choices Adventures to Asia Plaza

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

On February 1, Nature’s Best Choices, a program by Quiana Singleton through the Community Climate Ambassadors, traveled to Asia Plaza with seniors from CMHA to learn about fruits and vegetables from Asian culture. The participants  chose various foods and returned to CornUcopia Place where Chef Eric Wells prepared a dish with the foods that the seniors brought back. The program promotes fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy eating.

Read about the experience in Freshwater Cleveland:  http://www.freshwatercleveland.com/innovationnews/NatureChioces020717.aspx