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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 zlane@bbcdevelopment.org

 

Innovate your Valentines Date

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Not sure what to do for Valentines Day? Avoid the crowded restaurants and take your valentine to this recreational cooking class held by Chef Eric Wells, “From the Ear of Corn.” Don’t have a valentine? Bring some friends!

During this experience, you will prepare Roasted Corn Soup, Blackened Chicken, Rice Pilaf and Fried Corn with Peppers and Bacon and Corn and Rice Pudding for dessert. Bring a bottle of wine to share with your date!

Class is February 16th, from 2-4pm. Only $20 per person.

To register, go to: http://www.cornucopiaplacebbc.eventbrite.com/

Tri- C Advanced Technology Academy, Sign up Now!

Monday, November 5th, 2012

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY

Spring 2013 RECRUITING

FREE TRAINING

Potential Paid Internship

Full Time Career Opportunities

 STARTS JANUARY 2013 – Enroll Today!!!

IF YOU ARE:

  • 18-21 YEARS OF AGE
  • HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE or GED RECEIPIENT
  • CUYAHOGA COUNTY RESIDENT
  • INTERESTED IN SHORT TERM TRADE TRAINING LEADING TO EMPLOYMENT  

Register @ http://techacademies.org

Or Come see us at:

CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Metro Campus

2415 WOODLAND AVE.

CLEVELAND, OH 44105

Unified Technologies Center (UTC) Building Room 239

 

**Deadline November 30th, 2012**

 

For more Information please call:

216-987-6304; 216-987-3228 or 216-554-1038

Apply for Central Promise Grant Program!

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Central Promise Neighborhood Connections Grant Program

Grants to support youth and community

Central Promise Neighborhood Connections Grants are available for community groups in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood that seek to become involved in creating and developing positive opportunities for youth particularly as it relates to education, health, safety, and community stability.

Grants up to $3000 for neighborhood groups to support youth and build community in the Central Neighborhood.

 

Learn more about applying for a Central Promise Neighborhood Connections Grant at one of these workshops:

Grantseeker Workshop-
Tuesday, April 24th
3pm – 5pm
Sterling Branch Library
2200 E. 30th St.
Grantseeker Workshop -
Tuesday, May 1st
5pm – 6:45pm
Woodland Branch Library
5806 Woodland Ave
Grantseeker Workshop -
Thursday, May 10th
6pm – 8pm
Lonnie Burten Rec Center
2511 E. 46th St.
Extra Help Session
Saturday, May 12th
1pm – 4pm
Woodland Library
5806 Woodland

For more information call 216.615.7582 or visit www.centralpromiseneighborhood.org

Proposal Deadline May 15th at 5pm!

Building Community Through the Arts

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

You Are Invited!

Building Community Through the Arts:

Two Free Workshops with Artist and Advocate Lily Yeh

Wednesday, June 9th

10 am to 11:30 am

and

12:30 pm to 2 pm

Senior Outreach Services

2390 East 79th Street

(Corner of East 79th and Quincy)

Using a model proven in her 20 years at the Village of Arts and Humanities in North Philadelphia, Yeh will discuss how you can use arts to create a sense of community in your neighborhood. Learn more about Yeh and her work worldwide at www.barefootartists.org

Workshops are free, but you must register. Lunch is provided

Workshops

General Workshop

Learn the methodology behind the model 10 am to 11:30 am (You must attend this workshop with others from your group, organization, or neighborhood if you plan on attending the second workshop.)

Project Workshop

Learn how to launch a project in your community 12:30 pm to 2 pm (You must attend the morning workshop in order to attend this workshop. Please attend with others from your group, organization, or neighborhood.)

Please RSVP to Cynthia Lewis at 216.393.4642 or via email at clewis@neighborhoodgrants.org.

SPICE UP YOUR GARDEN

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Spice Up Your Garden!

An Ohio State University Extension Urban Agriculture Program Workshop

Saturday, May 8th, 2010 

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Ben Franklin Community Garden

1905 Spring Road in Cleveland

Spice up your garden with a few herbs! Take this opportunity to learn how to grow herbs that will add fresh flavor to your cooking and color to your garden.

All workshops are FREE and open to the public but registration is required. To register please call 216- 429- 8224, or e-mail  key.46@osu.edu

There are several Community Gardens in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods.  If you’d like more information on starting a community garden in our neighborhood, please contact BBC at 216-341-1455.

Free Traning for Faith Based and Community Based groups

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
 The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (GOFBCI) Announces Capacity Building Assistance for Nonprofits and Community Groups

Free Trainings and One-on-One Technical Assistance

In line with their mission to strengthen the capacity of faith-based and community-based groups, GOFBCI is offering high-quality capacity building training and technical support through teh Community Engagement Partnership Grant Program.  As part of this initiative, regional partners are now providing free trainings and technical assistance to any interested faith-based or community-based organization or nonprofit, anywhere throughout the state.

The trainings will focus on finding and applying for grants, obtaining 501(c)(3) status, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit basics, board and committee development, and more. 

In addition to the trainings, regional partners listed below will also provide free one-on-one technical assistance to individuals and organizations upon request. Training and technical assistance will be available through June 30, 2011. The April through June 2010 training schedule is listed below by region. 

To view a map of the training regions please click here.

These free workshops and one-on-one support are available to interested individuals, organizations with 501(c)(3) status and organizations who have not obtained 501(c)(3) status.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL TRAININGS

 Hands on Volunteer Network of the Valley (HOVN) – Serving Northeast Ohio

If you are from Northeast Ohio, please take a minute to complete their regional needs assessment survey.

Contact:
Kristy Boyles
Project Director
HandsOn Volunteer Network of the Valley
5500 Market Street, Suite 106
Youngstown, Ohio 44512
Phone: (330)782-5877 x 14
http://www.hovn.org/
kboyles@hovn.org

Training Schedule:
May 18, 2010
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
So, You Want to Start (and/or Expand) a Nonprofit
Akron, Ohio

May 22, 2010
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Community Organizing Fundamentals
Cleveland, Ohio

Registration:
To register for training or to ask about technical assistance, please contact Kristy Boyles

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Managing Your Credit 101

Monday, April 5th, 2010

State Representative Sandra Williams

Managing Your Credit 101

A free seminar on budgeting, managing debt, and credit counseling

Saturday, April 10, 2010

10 am-1pm

Unified Technology Center, Room 202A

Cuyahoga Community College

2415 Woodland Ave.

Representatives from CBC Credit Services and Apprisen Financial Advocates (formerly known as Consumer Credit Counseling Services) will be on hand to provide resources and advice on how to effectively manage your credit.

For questions regarding this event, contact 614-466-1414.

Ohio Consumer Protection Summit

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Ohio Consumer Protection Summit

Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray invites you to attend the Ohio Consumer Protection Summit, a one-day event featuring keynote speakers Bob Sullivan, author of the New York Times Bestseller “Gotcha Capitalism” and his new book, “Stop Getting Ripped Off: Why Consumers Get Screwed and How You Can Always Get a Good Deal;” and David Vladeck, director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center.

Other panelists will discuss threats to consumers and what Ohioans can do to protect themselves from unfair and deceptive business practices, financial predators and sneaky fees.

March 4, 2010
8:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
View the complete schedule.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
50 N. Third St.
Columbus, OH 43215

The event is free, but space is limited.
 

Register at: http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/SpeakOutOhio/Ohio-Consumer-Protection-Summit/Registration

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
CLE or CEU credits are not available

Becoming A Homeowner Homebuying Seminar

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Fifth Third Bank Homebuying Seminar

When:  Tuesday, January 12th 2010

Where:  Euclid Public Library, 631 E. 222nd St. Euclid, OH 44123

Time:  6:30pm – 8:30pm

FREE Food Will Be Provided!!!

FREE Raffle for Prizes after the End of the Seminar

For more information, contact Phyllis Hart at 216.926.4795