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FREE cooking class series featuring Chef Robin Blair

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Interested in learning knife skills, using different herbs and spices and stretching grocery money all while “Cooking 4 Health” ?? Then this cooking class series is for you. Every Thursday from 6-8pm at Cornucopia Place Chef Robin Blair will be teaching the ins and outs of cooking for your best health at no charge. It is not too late to sign up!

To register call 216-341-1455 or visit http://cornucopiaplacebbc.eventbrite.com

Topics are as follows:
July 17: Breakfast
July 24: Fast Food
July 31: Fruits and Veggies
August 7: Grains
August 14: Menu Planning and Recipe Renovations
August 21: Rethink Our Drink
August 28: Desserts

 

Space is limited so please RSVP today!

9th Annual Ward 5 Community Family Festival and Parade – this Saturday!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Mark your calendars! This Saturday, June 28th, will be the 9th annual Ward 5 Community Family Festival and Parade. The festival, hosted at Friendly Inn, will begin at 10 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m. Music, entertainment, food and activities will be available for kids ages 1-100, including MC Anthony Emory, a Bernie Mac Impersonator.

The parade kicks off at 12 noon. Be sure to come out and support the local participants in the parade.
The parade route is as follows:

  • Start at East 30th St. and Community College (corner of Tri-C Metro Campus)
  • Turn left on East 30th St. towards Central Ave.
  • Turn right onto Central Ave.
  • Turn right on East 36th St.
  • Turn right on Community College
  • Turn left on East 35th St.
  • Turn left on Longwood Ave.
  • Turn left on East 37th St.
  • Turn right on Central Ave.
  • Turn left on East 39th St.
  • Turn right on Community College
  • Keep straight onto Quincy
  • Ends at Friendly Inn (2386 Unwin Road)

 

Many thanks to the numerous sponsors that have contributed to making this a success:
• Ward 5 Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland/Cleveland City Council • Sisters of Charity Foundation • Friendly Inn • Burten, Bell, Carr Development •Third Federal Savings and Loan • Key Bank • Cleveland Public Power • Cuyahoga Community College • The WORD Church • ProMedica Health System • Bike Cleveland • Cleveland Tenants Organization •

As well as many thanks to all the individuals, groups and organizations that are volunteering with us!

See you this Saturday!

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 promise@socfcleveland.org or 216-241-9300

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 dhonsa@thehousingcenter.org

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

Winterfest 2012 with E. 73rd St. Community Club

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Save the Date!

The East 73rd Street Community Club Presents

Winterfest 2012

Location: Mrs. Holmes’ Ka La Healing Garden (on E. 73rd St. between Cedar and Central)

Date: Saturday, December 15th

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Let’s come together to celebrate a successful 2012 and the winter season with music and entertainment.

This event is FREE, but guests are encouraged to bring a donation of Toys for community Boys and Girls.

Youth Gift Exchange: Bring a gift (limit $2), exchange with someone else. Bring a gift – Get a gift

Contact Brenda Metzger with any Questions : (216) 432-1001 or bmetzger0613@gmail.com

Historically Black College and University College Fair

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Cleveland’s HBCU College Fair at Warrensville Heights High School

November 17th – 9:00am to 2:00pm

Warrensville Heights High School
4270 Northfield Road
Warrensville Hts. OH 44128
 
Open to the Public!

FEATURING…

MORE THAN 30 COLLEGES, PROGRAMS & RESOURCES

WORKSHOPS

PRESENTATIONS and

DOOR PRIZES

 

Register Online at HBCUAlumniCLE.com or call 216-282-HBCU (4228)

 

 

CMSD Parent University – Sign up Now

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

CMSD invites you to enroll in the Spring Session of CMSD Parent University. All parents or caregivers of students enrolled in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District or district sponsored Charter Schools are eligible to participate. The workshops and classes are free of cost.

Please complete the application form and mail or fax it back to the address indicated. You may also register by phone at 216.858.0117. You will receive a confirmation letter or e-mail. You can also check on the status of your application by calling 216.858.0117 .

• The acceptance letter will list the class start and end dates and location. If you decide not to attend the class, please call

216.858.0117 and we will remove your name from the class list.

• If the class is already full, we will send you a letter letting you know that your name is on the waiting list for that class. We will notify you as soon as space opens in that class or when the next class is being offered.

Each time you come to a workshop or course you will be entered into a raffle drawing for various prizes including a wireless pc tablet, gift cards, and other items.

Recreational activities for children ages 5-18 are available at each site, and dinner is provided for the whole family.

We look forward to your participation in CMSD’s Parent University.

For more information visit cmsdnet.net or call 216.858.0117

This installment of Parent University runs from April 2nd to May 31st, at multiple locations including:

East Tech High School

2439 East 55th StreetCleveland, Ohio 44104

The Women’s Voting Movement 2012

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Please join State Senator Shirley Smith &

The Women’s Voting Movement 2012 : Standing Together for a Better Future

at the

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

2925 Euclid Avenue

on

October 2nd, 2012  from 1pm – 5pm

To cast your VOTE early because …your name may have been removed from the books.

AND YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO REGISTER AND VOTE THE SAME DAY

We will gather at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland

2930 Prospect Avenue – Cleveland, OH 44115

(parking in rear)

at 1:00PM and walk 1 block to the Board of Elections

 

6th Annual Mayor’s Youth Summit

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 6th Annual Youth Summit and

Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Back to School Fair

August 18, 2012

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Doors Open and Registration: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Public Auditorium • 500 Lakeside

(formerly Cleveland Convention Center)

Youth Workshops

Information Booths

• City Services & Resources

• Transportation

• School Assignments

• Family Engagement

School Supplies (while supplies last) for Students Attending the Summit

Health Screenings

Lead Testing – 5 & under

Lunch Provided

Keynote Speaker: Wes Moore

Nationally renowned author and youth advocate

FREE Parking @ Willard Garage

“RETURN” bus tickets (RTA) will be issued to those who arrive by bus only. “ARRIVAL” bus tickets must be presented to receive a return bus ticket (while supplies last)

For more information call: 216.664.2222 or 216.338.6580

Kinsman Night Out Against Crime Tuesday!

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Vesta Rainbow Terrace will be participating in the

29th Annual National Night Out

Tuesday, August 7th

National Night Out is and annual event designed to strengthen our communities by encouraging neighborhoods to engage in stronger relationships with each other and with their local law enforcement partners. The goal is to heighten crime-prevention awareness, build support and participation in local anti-crime programs, and most importantly, send a message that our neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. It’s also the perfect opportunity to build our community by getting to know our neighbors even better.

They expect nearly 500 families from the community to attend.

Food and Fun for the whole family.

For more information contact Dixie Pyne / James Miles @ (216) 271 – 2323

 or Bridgette Smith @ (216) 271 – 5373