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Free Financial Literacy Event with 5/3 Bank at BBC’s Cornucopia Place!

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Join 5/3 Bank for a FREE financial literacy event.

February 13,2014


Learn about

  • Tax information
  • Credit and budgeting
  • Savings and bank services

Refreshments will be provided!

Location: Cornucopia Place
7210 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B
Register by February 11, 2014
Contact: Lynn (216) 912-26575 or Rob (216) 912-2658

Brought to you by:

Get Money Tax Service, The Phe’be Foundation, & Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

New Reading Room for Central neighborhood students

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

You cordially invited to the formal dedication and grand opening of the Dr. Ben Carson Reading Room at the George Washington Carver STEM school!!  The Carson Reading Rooms are filled with every book lovers dream; hundreds of books and magazines.

Wednesday February 12th, 2014

2200 E. 55th St.

10:00a.m.-11:30a.m. (9:30a.m. check-in)

The event will take place in the gymnasium and the Carson Reading Room.

RSVP  to Promise Neighborhoods  by FEBRUARY 10th at either or 216-241-9300

Furnace Tune Ups for Senior Citizens in Central and Kinsman

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Prior to the beginning of winter, experts recommend senior homeowners have qualified heating professionals inspect their furnace and heating systems each year before winter begins. This ensure safety, as well as reducing energy costs.

From November 1, 2013 thru January 31, 2014, BBC will offer a free furnace inspection and “Tune Up” to income-eligible Central and Kinsman  seniors who own and occupy their homes. Seniors should be at least 60 years old with household incomes that do not exceed 35% AMI.

Only a limited number are available. Applicants will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, and to complete an application, call our office at 216-341-1455.

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

Veteran’s Day Special at Bridgeport Cafe!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Reaching out to all veterans and active military!


The Bridgeport Café is extending the offer of a free side dish or coffee with purchase of a sandwich to current service men and women. Valid Monday, November 11, 2013.


Please join us, and thanks for your service to our country.

Community Housing Resource Fair

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Interested in learning about successful keys to searching for a house? The Northeast Ohio Fair Housing Collaborative is sponsoring a Community Housing Resource Fair.

Saturday, November 9th

10:00a.m.-12 noon

Trinity Commons – Cathedral Hall

2230 Euclid Avenue

Topics covered:

  • How to find a good landlord
  • How to recognize housing discrimination
  • Finding the perfect rental with an imperfect record
  • Protecting tenants in foreclosure
  • Your rights as a tenant with a disability

Light refreshments will be served, while many housing organizations will be available to answer any questions.

For more information, contact Doris Honsa - 216-361-9240 or

Registration is not required. The program is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Parking is available in rear of the building.

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

Healthy You Cooking Series starts next week

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Let’s get out in the kitchen and learn to prepare “real foods for your best life.” If you have a chronic illness, this class is right for you! With the expertise of Vel Scott, you will learn what foods are best to eat, and how to prepare them when you have heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Just because food is light on sodium, fats, or sugars doesn’t mean food doesn’t have to taste good.

  • Learn to prepare new menu items
  • Make new friends and a support group
  • Free health screenings
  • It’s FREE!

Classes are Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. from October 8-29, 2013

To register, call us at 216-341-1455

or online at Eventbrite

Celebrate with Rid All Green Partnership tonight!

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Friday August 23, 2013 from 4pm-9pm, Rid-All Green Partnership is hosting a community block party! It is their way of saying thanks to all of the residents who have engaged with them. There will be a DJ and live music, featuring Eddie “Jazz” Brown.

Food will be provided by Divinity Catering, Favor Catering, Natural Effect Garden Bar, and Vel Scott’s Healthy You, as well as farm fresh tilapia from Rid-All.

Sponsored by Environmental Health Watch, Rid-All Green Partnership, and BBC.

Rid-All Urban Farm

8129 Otter Rd.

Cleveland, OH 44105

(off 82nd & Kinsman Rd.)

Hough Can Can! Free Canning Classes

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Join City Rising Farm for a FREE, hands-on class to learn to can.

You will learn to preserve fresh produce, extending the lifespan, and quality.

You will save money on your food bill!

Get to know other residents in Hough.

Hough residents, students, employees and community gardeners are eligible to attend.

Everything need to learn to can, including fresh food, will be provided.

Spots are limited, so R.S.V.P., A.S.A.P!


Event will be at Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center

8611 Hough Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44106


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

2-4p.m. Salsa

5-7p.m. Jams & Jellies


For more info or to register please contact:

City Rising Farm