- Neighbors – For anyone looking for food assistance, the below list is compiled by the City of Shaker Hts of resources (as of 11-9-20) for the month of November. Many of these organizations are also looking for donations. For additional information and updates on these including locations, timing, etc., go to: https://www.shakeronline.com/691/Food-Assistance. Food Distribution Events in Shaker Heights in November (as of 11-9-20): Mon., Nov. 9 Unity in Community Food Distribution @ Heights Christian Church Sat.,Nov. 14 Senior Market (Age 55 and Over) Mon., Nov. 16 Shaker Heights Hunger Center Wed., Nov. 18 Shaker Heights Hunger Center Thu., Nov. 19 Farmers to Families Food Box Mon., Nov. 23 Shaker Heights Hunger Center Tue., Nov. 24 Farmers to Families Food Box
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Hello LCA Neighbors –
Our neighborhood now has new Little Library thanks to the Theophanous Family. The family has installed a Little Library on their front lawn – 3187 Ludlow Road.
All the books in the ‘library’ are free to take. So, feel free to stop by and take a book or two (or drop some off).
Enjoy the Little Library in the Ludlow neighborhood.
Some information to share from the Shaker Arts Council (SHAC): SHAC Call for Presenters – Seeking Presentations for Zoom Webinars
SHAC invites local community members to submit proposals for arts-related lectures/webinars that will be offered during the month of July. These events will be presented via SHAC’s Zoom account as a part of ‘Stay-in-Place Productions.’ Webinars will be free and open to the public. SHAC will not be able to compensate presenters; however, we hope that this opportunity to share your expertise will help give you exposure and promote your business.
Webinars will be scheduled for one-hour slots. The format will begin with presentations and will be followed with a question-and-answer period.
Examples of topics include:
- How to write contracts between artists and patrons
- How to sell your art on Etsy
- Managing stress with the arts
- Navigating your arts career
Complete the application form:
Applicants must be 18 or older.
Preference will be given to Shaker Arts Council members.
Become a member: https://www.shakerartscouncil.org/membership-form.html
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Deadline: June 25, 2020. Applicants will be notified after review by the selection committee.
Submit by Email: email@example.com
For details and questions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.916.9360.
The City of Shaker Hts and Shaker MyCom asked us to share this information:
Host Sites Needed For Summer Youth Workers
The Summer Youth Employment Program places Shaker youths (ages 14 to 17) in summer jobs throughout the community. It is a partnership between Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.), Shaker MyCom and the Shaker Heights Youth Center. The program has an outstanding 98% retention/completion rate.
Can your business or a contact of yours host a youth worker this summer? Due to current covid-19 circumstances, sites are needed this summer for these opportunities. Many of the long-time sites are not able to host jobs this summer, leaving these Shaker youth without the work experience or the anticipated summer income. Additional work sites are needed to allow youth to take part in this valuable paid summer program. Best of all, youth workers are paid by Y.O.U., not by the host sites.
Youth workers are:
- Interviewed and given on-going supervision by program staff,
- Able to work a total of 120 hours between July 6 and August 8; schedules are flexible and can be suited to the work site, and
- Paid directly by Youth Opportunities Unlimited; host sites do not pay the students.
Job sites agree to:
- Provide a primary and alternate supervisor to give on-site instructions and guidance,
- Complete a one-page form detailing job duties and contact information,
- Complete a one-hour online orientation,
- Adhere to safety and hygiene considerations as stipulated by Y.O.U., and
- Complete and submit time sheets and performance evaluations.
Job sites are needed ASAP. Job sites can be outside of Shaker. These can be flexible and do not have to be traditional business establishments. Be creative! Do you have a neighborhood project that needs some help to get going? Do you run a small business or nonprofit that could use help? Supervision and tasks can be done remotely/virtually, with approval.
If interested in hosting a summer youth worker, contact Sharon Bell at email@example.com or 216-272-8660. And, please consider sharing this information with others who may be interested.
For all residents in need, the “Unity In Our Community” campaign continues with Food Distribution events on the first three Mondays in June – June 1, June 8 and June 15 from 10 am to 2 pm at Heights Christian Church – 17300 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts. 44120. Limited delivery service is also available upon request (call 216-991-3432, Dawn Lynn/Christ Episcopal, for arrangements).
The “Unity In Our Community” campaign is a collaboration of local faith congregations, neighborhood groups including Ludlow Community Association and residents of Shaker Heights arranging for emergency food pantries to support the hungry and food insecure in our community due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Cash donations to help the efforts can be made through the donation portal: https://www.cometochristchurch.org/. Click the “GIVE” button, choose “Shaker Food Drive” from menu.
Volunteers are also needed to help in the effort. Volunteers can sign up at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084ba4a62ba6fc1-unity. There are sign-ups for assembly of bags, drivers and greeters.
And, a new ‘Unity In Our Community’ facebook page has also been set up to follow: https://www.facebook.com/Unity-in-Community-Food-Pantry-113847290332827.
There is ‘unity in our community’ for all.
“Unity In Our Community” – Part 2 – Food Distribution Days
For all residents in need, “Unity In Our Community” continues with the next Food Distribution days on Monday, May 4th and Monday, May 11th from 10 am to 2 pm at Heights Christian Church (17300 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Hts 44120).
Limited delivery service is also available upon request (call 216-991-3432, Dawn Lynn/Christ Episcopal, for arrangements).
The “Unity In Our Community” Campaign is a collaboration of local faith congregations, neighborhood groups including Ludlow Community Association and residents of Shaker Heights bringing two emergency food pantries online to support the hungry and food insecure in our community due to the COVID19 crisis.
Larchmere Community Association Annual Plant Sale – Annuals, Perennials & Hanging Baskets
[Due to covid9 restrictions, this year’s sale will be PRE-ORDER ONLY.] Pre-Order deadline is May 1, 2020. All pre-orders are 10% off the total. And, in honor of the new decade, First-Time Pre-Orders will get an extra $2.20 off orders over $20.20.
Pick-Up and Delivery (within 3 miles of Larchmere) is Saturday, May 9 from 9 am to 4 pm.
For more information and order forms, visit larchmerecommunity.org -or- larchmere.com/news-events, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 216-269-9060. Order forms are downloadable (pdf) online.
Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc. (BBC) is hosting a Virtual Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 29 from 3 to 4 pm. The Community Meeting is designed to answer questions about services and programs available to the neighbors/neighborhoods during this pandemic.
Anyone interested can view the meeting on Burten Bell Carr Facebook Live -or- call 1-646-558-8656 Ext 933-0006-4581. Questions for the meeting can be submitted to: questions@BBCDevelopment.org (prior to the meeting date/time).
Neighbors of the Ludlow Community –
‘Unity In Our Community’ – Part Two
The ‘Unity In Our Community’ Campaign is a collaboration of local faith congregations, neighborhood groups including Ludlow Community Association and residents of Shaker Heights bringing two emergency food pantries online to support the hungry and food insecure in our community due to the COVID19 crisis.
Here’s how you can help?
Emergency Food Drive – Monday, April 27, 3 to 6 p.m.
Two Drop-Off Locations:
Heights Christian Church , 17300 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44120, or
Christ Episcopal Church. 3445 Warrensville Center Road, Shaker Heights, OH 44122
Please consider donating:
· Pasta Sauce (plastic containers only)
· Canned Stews & Soups
· Canned Fruits & Vegetables
· Pasta & Macaroni
· Peanut Butter (plastic containers only)
· Canned Tuna
· Hygiene Items (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste)
· $50 Food Cards to Heinen’s, Giant Eagle and Dave’s Supermarkets
Additional information to follow on the Food Distribution date and location(s).
Neighbors of the Ludlow Community –
A “Unity In Our Community” initiative is coordinating a community-wide food drive and distribution! This is a collaborative effort by Shaker Heights Churches & Neighborhood Associations.
How can you help? Drop off a donation on Thursday, April 9th from 3 to 6 pm at Heights Christian Church -OR- Christ Episcopal Church**. Suggested donations: Non-perishable foods & hygiene items. See link for most requested items: https://hungernetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Most-Needed-Items-Sheet.pdf. Cash donations & $50 gift cards for Heinen’s, Giant Eagle or Dave’s will also be accepted.
Residents In Need: The first Distribution Event will take place at Heights Christian Church on Wednesday, April 15th from 10 am to 2 pm. Additional Distribution Events will take place at The Shaker Food Pantry (20120 Lomond Blvd.) on April 22nd, 24th, 27th & 29th from 10 am to 2 pm.
Contact for more information:
Heights Presbyterian Church – Pastor Mark Robertson – email@example.com
Christ Episcopal Church – Dawn Lynne Dengler – firstname.lastname@example.org
**Entrance & Drop Off Locations:
- Heights Christian Church – Use Winslow Road entrance
- Christ Episcopal Church – Use south side entrance by medical building (red door, down the stairs) on Warrensville Center Road.