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Foluke Cultural Arts Center Classes

Foluke Cultural Arts, a Neighborhood Connections grantee in the Central neighborhood, is enrolling for Winter and Spring classes. Classes include adult ballet, liturgical dance, and children's ballet, drumming and theater classes. Click here for more information or check out www.folukeculturalarts.org..
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Summer Camp at Emmanuel Baptist Church

Summer Camp at Emmanuel Baptist Church starts June 16. Sports, swimming and field trips from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pick up your application NOW at Emmanuel (Tues-Thurs 10AM-3PM) For more information call the church or contact : Dyeatra Williams at (216) 965-7943 or dcw7@sbcglobal.net Great things are happening in OUR Neighborhood this Summer Click here for more information..
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Summer Camp Scholarships

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is offering scholarships for all summer camp programming, including Circle Sampler Camp (grades 1-6) , Junior Medical Camp (grades 3-12) and all of our Outdoor Education Camp s (grades 4-12) . More information about these camps can be found at: http://cmnh.org/site/ClassesandPrograms/SummerCamps.aspx.
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Celebrate Neighborhood Traditions at PNC Fairfax Connection

  As so many of us celebrate our own holiday traditions, we invite you to join us to honor the historic traditions and culture of Fairfax this month at PNC Fairfax Connection.  We’re also featuring programming on job readiness and networking. So whether you’re looking to explore the history of your neighborhood, improve your job search skills, master new technology or gain empowering personal finance insights, there’s.
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Inspired to Lead

In May’s Neighborhood Voice, Rechelle Williams read about a soon-to-be leaderless Girl Scouts troop. The 12 girls met at the Sterling Branch Library in Central and needed a new leader. So, as if her hands weren't full enough, Williams--a government employee and the mother of a five year-old son and two young adult daughters--stepped in. When she and I recently met over coffee, I asked her.
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Teacher Helps Girls Take Flight

Eighth-grade English teacher Emerald Hall doesn't play. She expects her students to work hard, just like she does. I could tell that Hall, 44, meant business the moment my 14-year-old daughter told me about her. For example, to my daughter's surprise, Hall carefully read and graded each page of the jumbo-size packet of eighth-grade study material her students brought home during spring break. I can’t say that if.
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Girl Scouts in Central

La Queta Worley started attending Girl Scout meetings as a volunteer eight years ago. Now, Worley is leader of the troop based out of the Sterling branch of Cleveland Public Library and is looking to transfer the troop she loves into the hands of someone new. Worley attended her first meeting while taking care of her sister, who was a Brownie and wanted to become a.
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A Pot O’ Gold at Friendly Inn Settlement

“Are leprechauns real?” a curious second-grader asked me as I strolled around the St. Patrick’s Day-themed Family Night at Friendly Inn Settlement on March 12. The holiday-themed event culminated the Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities program taught by Mallory Salvi, an AmeriCorps member at Children’s Hunger Alliance. The curriculum combines 12 hands-on nutrition education — or Food Folks — lessons, in conjunction with 20 hourlong moderate to vigorous physical.
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Central Arts Group Committed to Community

Foluke Cultural Arts Center, led by Dava Cansler, is a force to be reckoned with in the Central community. Cansler founded the center years ago as a dance faith-based ministry with a focus on the community. The organization expanded after Cansler conducted a survey in the community to see if the residents would be interested in an arts program. The results showed a hunger for an artistic outlet, Cansler said. “I saw the arts as.
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Local drill team encourages focus and precision

As I approached the church doors at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church on Woodland Avenue, I heard deep thunders of unified stomps and shattering claps responding to a voice of strength guiding the bodily music. I had no idea where I was going initially, however, I just followed the sounds of ancient times — stomps and claps. When I finally turned the corner into the room, there.
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Poetry Corner: Sabers

The projects can be an obstacle like an object put right in your way it might make us sick to live surrounded with gates that breed hate in some areas police most often arrive late daring people to start trouble when they arrest you your problems become double The projects are a market for drugs weed cocaine and crack the substances that make others not know how to react to life but with perseverance and.
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The Pulse: The Olympics, Kyrie Irving & Health Tip of the Month

The Olympics are one of the most anticipated sporting events in the world. This month the best athletes from all around the world are competing with one another to show their pride for their country and to win a coveted gold medal at the Summer Olympics in London. Team USA, our Olympic basketball team comprised of Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant, is the.
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East Cleveland Public Library August Programs for Children & Teens

August Children Programs Movie Mondays Tell Me a Story Tuesdays Crafty Thursdays: 3 p.m. on  August 2 make a back-to-school collage about how you spent you summer vacation. End-of-summer Reading Club Celebration: 3 p.m. on August 9 National Dog Day is August 26. Let’s celebrate with a story and a snack! The East Cleveland Public Library is located at 14101 Euclid Ave. For more information, call 216-541-4128..
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