Archive for ‘health’

Medworks FREE Clinic – Medical, Dental, and Women’s Health Services

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Come out to the Medworks FREE Clinic on Saturday March 4, 2017 to receive care such as:

                                                                                   – Medical Exams                                              – Dental Screenings

                                                                                   – Dental Extraction                                         – Women’s Health Exams

                                                                                   – Pap Tests                                                        – Confidential Testing

                                                                                   – Bloodwork                                                      – Free, Fresh Produce

 – And More!

Compassionate Care, 100% free

Make an appointment today!

Visit or call 216-201-9325

Walk-ins welcome 8am-12pm

At NEON Southeast Health Center: 13301 Miles Ave. Cleveland, OH 44105


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:

Cook For Life- 6 Week, Free Cooking Series Starts Tonight!

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Come experience healthy living in a new way with our 6 weeks cooking series, Cook For Life!

Learn the basics to cooking everyday cuisine, with discussions on cooking, health, exercise and nutrition! Classes brought to you by Sha’Da Taylor, a Nutrition Coach and Personal Trainer.

Tuesdays from 6-8pm

January 17-February 28

CornUcopia Place: 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B.

Cost: FREE!

Please register at:


Burten, Bell Carr at 216-341-1455


Sha’Da at

Learn how to use your insurance plan

Friday, November 4th, 2016

You may qualify to participate in a research study about how to use your Marketplace health insurance if you answer “Yes” to the following questions:

  • Are you African American?
  • Do you live in Greater Cleveland
  • Did you get health insurance between 2014 and 2016?
  • Are you between 18 and 64 years old?

What’s involved in the study?

You will be asked to participate in a one-time educational program about:

  • Insurance term you need to know
  • Where to go for answers for you questions
  • How to find a doctor and make appointments
  • How to fill prescriptions

*compensation will be provided for  time

If interested, Please contact:

Yvonne Oliver

(216) 241-8422


World Series of Play: Game 2 at Hillside Park tomorrow!

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Join us at Hillside Park November 5, 2016 from 1-4pm to enjoy the park!

Come and join the conversation about future plans for the park. Learn how to build and create a piece that could be an addition to the park! All ages welcome!

See you there!

Care Alliance Pharmacy Now Open in Central!

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Same-Day Rx Services Discount Drug Program are now located at :

Central Neighborhood Clinic

2916 Central Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115

Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

(216) 706-0000


37th Annual American Community Gardening Association Conference

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

“Cleveland Growing Strong”

The 37th Annual meeting of the American Community Gardening Association Conference will be held in Cleveland this year!

The ACGA annual conference brings together individuals who are active in all aspects of gardening from across the United States, Canada, and abroad. The conference includes hands-on workshops, presentations, poster sessions, keynote speakers, and visits to community gardens, urban agriculture sites, food security projects, and other green space in Cleveland.

Date: August 4-7 2016

Where: Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH

Price: $320-360 (Includes everything from Thursday Welcome Dinner through Sunday’s Keynote, does not include pre-conference or post-conference)

Youth conference (ages 12-21) includes seminars and a business or cooking competition (price: $75, scholarships available)


Questions? Email or call 1-877-ASK-ACGA

Register at:

Help residents get access to fresh fruits and veggies!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

BBC is hiring for a Sales Manager for our Bridgeport Mobile Market, which travels throughout the east side selling fresh fruit and vegetables in places where residents may not have access to grocery stores.

If you are interested in this position please click here to find more information.

UH Rainbow HealthSpot Openhouse!

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Mark your calendars! UH Rainbow HealthSpot is having an open house! Have the ability to meet health workers and sign up for Medicaid
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 17 from 4 to 7 pm
WHERE: Friendly Inn Settlement House, 2386 Unwin Rd., Cleveland

HealthSpot provides immediate free medical care for children 2 to 18 years old, with a parent or guardian, for non-urgent medical problems including:
 Fever
 Cold, cough, or sore throat
 Earache
 Rashes, eye conditions (pink eye, etc.)
 Mild vomiting, diarrhea
 Stomach pain, pain or frequent urination

The UH Rainbow Health Spot is open Monday-Friday 5:30 – 11 pm & on weekends from 1 – 11 pm.
No cost & no appointments needed.

WZAK (93.1 FM) will be at the openhouse and light refreshments will be served!

Cooking Class with Chef Eric Wells at BBC’s Cornucopia Place

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

 Join Chef Wells for a hands-on cooking demonstration that will develop your cooking skills while creating a festive atmosphere. Come alone or bring friends. Arrive 15 minutes before class begins. Events are held at the new state-of-the-art kitchen at Cornucopia Place. Everything you need will be provided.

All this for $30 per event (a retail value of $70!)

In the first event “Tomato, Tomato,” you will prepare Panzanella Salad (Italian bread salad with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and fresh basil in a Balsamic Vinai-grette), Tomato and Basil Bruschetta, Pan Seared Chicken Breast topped with Fresh Tomato Salsa, Rice Pilaf and Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Tarte Tatin for dessert.

Chef Eric Wells is a personal chef, caterer and culinary instructor. He is a strong advocate for healthy eating, especially for America’s youth. He has appeared on Food Request Live on Fox 8 and WEWS Newsnet 5 in Cleveland, as well as “Help I Need a Makeover” and “Another Look” channel 21.

To Register, Contact Julia DiBaggio at BBC : jdibaggio@bbcdevelopment or by phone at (216) 341-1455