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Support the Woodland Cemetary at the Family History Festival Next Friday!

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Friday, November 29th.  The Western Reserve Historical Society will be having its Family History Festival from 10:00a-5:00p at the History Center, located at 10825 East Boulevard in University Circle.

There will be ethnic foods, cultural stories, photos and much more.

The Woodland Cemetery Foundation will have a table with items for sale, just in time for the holiday season.  They make great gifts!!  Items are also available on their website.

Can’t make it out, but would love to support their cause? The Woodland Cemetery Foundation is asking you to consider making a tax-deductible donation.  You can visit  the website for a form, make a donation through paypal, or email

Central Residents, Trees Want You!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Residents of Central, we have a great program coming your way. We will be planting trees in your neighborhood, and helping you discover how trees can enhance your neighborhood. This project will assist with planting and tree care, and we want you to be involved!

Why should you care about trees? Trees make neighborhoods safer! Area’s with high levels of greenery have 48 percent fewer incidents of property crimes. Even small levels of greenery decreased crime rates. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors.

Join us: Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10am to 12pm

Where: Fifth Church of God, 2182 E. 38th St. Cleveland OH, 44115

Questions: Call 126-515-8300

Refreshments will be provided!


In partnership with:

Cuyahoga ReLeaf

Davey Resource Group

Keep Ohio Beautiful

US Forest Service

Western Reserve Land Conservancy

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

Residents accepted into Neigborhood Leadership Development Program

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

We would like to congratulate  Jerome Baker and Belinda Gator who will represent Central in  Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP) Cohort  VII.

NLDP seeks to uniquely develop the diverse leadership abilities of engaged Clevelanders who are committed to creating a city and region which works for everyone.

The vision of the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program is to foster the growth of neighborhood leaders in the City of Cleveland who are prepared and committed to creating progressive changethroughout Cleveland and the region.

Join NLDP for a Launch Reception welcoming Corhort VII as they get ready to launch into leadership.

Friday Sept. 6, 2013


Trinity Commons

2230 Euclid Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44115

RSVP to Yuolanda Murray at 216-776-6167 or

Party at Harmony Park Sunday

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Come out for a pop-up party at Harmony Park on Outhwaite Ave., Sunday, August 11, from 3-5 p.m.

Participate in Unity in the Community, Promoting Peace, Neighbors helping Neighbors, Just having Love, Harmony and Happiness!!! So join us in Fellowship. Or basically Chilling in the Park of: H-A-R-M-O-N-Y!!!

Contact* or 216-288-0055

Happy 100th Birthday Sterling Branch Library!

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Sterling Branch Library and the Cenral neighborhood is celebrating 100 years of service!

Come out this Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be Food, music, games and family fun for everyone!



Fathers Day & Men of Central

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Come out for a special Central Fathers Day Community Celebration

2511 E. 46th St.

Sunday June 16, 2013

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Lonnie Burten Recreation Center for live music, games, D.J. and family fun.

Band 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Father Day Award 3:00 p.m.

Featuring Fathers: Tim Isaac, Papa Sellete, Leroy Carter, and Verlyn “Tubbs” Salters

Contact Romeo


Call to action: Make Central and Kinsman Healthy and Green

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Volunteer with us Saturday, May 18 to deliver backyard gardens to 50 families in Cleveland’s Central & Kinsman neighborhoods.

  • Deliver raised garden beds, vegetable seedlings, recipe and care books, and watering cans to participating families.
  • Help the families set up the gardens and plant the vegetable seedlings.
  • Train each household on how to maintain their new gardens.

Volunteering will take place Saturday, May 18 from 10am to 2pm, and we will meet at Bridgeport Place, 7201 Kinsman Rd.

Please bring work gloves.

Refreshments will be provided.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Zenobia Lane at 216-341-1455, or


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.




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)







Tanya Holmes 216-224-9397


Brenda Metzger 216-432-1001


Am I Really Eating Healthy?

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

There are so many food options available, with marketing tactics that mislead the consumer to thinking they have made a healthy choice. Even the choices for whole produce can be confusing. Who even knew there were some many choices for a standard apple? Restore the Village is here to help clarify these questions.

Join Ericka L. Abrams, Founder & CEO of Restore the Village, sponsored by Union Miles Development Corp. at the Earle B. Turner Recreation Center to learn about the importance of eating organic, local & non-GMO foods.Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:00 pmLight refreshments will be