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Author of "Sasha Loves To Code" visits ...

 News  mbeck  18-Sep-2017 18:20  0  339 reads
Author of "Sasha Loves To Code" visits Hays-Porter Elementary

Sasha Ariel shared with Hays-Porter students her coding journey, inspiring them to explore the world of technology! Students received a copy of her book, and hopefully we'll have an explosion of young coders at George Hays-Jennie Porter Elementary 

You can buy the book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0714JH3QR

More info about Sasha and her book: https://goo.gl/gIQrxf

Hays-Porter is making major educational progress

 News  mbeck  18-Sep-2017 16:40  0  530 reads
Hays-Porter is making major educational progress

The Ohio 2016-2017 School Report Cards are in, and Hays-Porter "High-Tech" Elementary School is making major progress

A big "THANK YOU" to Principal Ms. McClain and all the teachers and staff, and to Families Forward which is doing the After-School program! There is a great teamwork and great leadership in the school and the results reflect it! 

We couldn't be more proud of the kids!!!!

You can see the Report Card here

WE Speaks Newsletter September 2017

 News  tiabrown  15-Sep-2017 01:10  0  30 reads

Here's the latest West End Speaks Newsletter here!

West End NEP Kick Off

 News  tiabrown  15-Aug-2017 04:20  0  1199 reads
West End NEP Kick Off

City leaders joined a crowd of West End residents and community partners Tuesday, August 15 to kick off a series of initiatives to improve the quality of life in the West End.

he celebration outside Bright Star Community Church on the corner of Findlay and Linn streets concluded with Mayor Cranley declaring it Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses Day in the West End, as this anchor institution celebrates its 55th anniversary.

You can learn more here: http://bit.ly/2v2PN9t

Thank you to our various community partners including Deeper Roots Coffee FindlayKeep Cincinnati BeautifulLISC Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky, Messer Construction and others.

WE Speaks Newsletter August 2017

 News  tiabrown  07-Aug-2017 04:10  0  1482 reads
WE Speaks Newsletter August 2017

Here's the latest West End Speaks Newsletter https://goo.gl/8599Qq

Living, working and volunteering in West End

 News  tiabrown  18-Jul-2017 03:20  0  166 reads
Living, working and volunteering in West End

Living, working and volunteering in West End, Tia and Michael Brown make change

http://www.lisc.org/greater-cincinnat ... -stories/west-end-browns/

WE SPEAKS Newsletter July 2017

 News  tiabrown  09-Jul-2017 01:40  0  1699 reads
WE SPEAKS Newsletter July 2017

Here's the latest West End Speaks Newsletter https://goo.gl/zTq9a8

WE SPEAKS Newsletter June 2017

 News  tiabrown  13-Jun-2017 03:50  0  52 reads
WE SPEAKS Newsletter June 2017

Here's the newest West End Speaks newsletter https://goo.gl/VbfZOF

West End People's Pantry

 News  tiabrown  02-Jun-2017 12:30  0  220 reads
West End People's Pantry

The #WestEndCincy People's Pantry Cincy has arrived! It's located at the corner on Dayton and Linn streets. Take what you need, leave what you can.

WECC May Minutes

 News  tiabrown  26-May-2017 10:40  0  110 reads
WECC May Minutes

Attached are the corrected minutes for the West End Community Council meeting on May 16th.

Take one, leave one: Free Little Pantries nourish 10 Cincy ...

 News  tiabrown  11-May-2017 02:30  0  331 reads
Take one, leave one: Free Little Pantries nourish 10 Cincy food deserts

People's Pantry Cincy gives residents the chance to donate or take what they need, when they need it. http://ow.ly/6PVY30bAluK

Two West End buildings chosen as CPC Impact Buildings of ...

 News  tiabrown  09-May-2017 12:00  0  127 reads
Two West End buildings chosen as CPC Impact Buildings of the Year

The Cincinnati Preservation Collective wants to save the historical architecture that makes the Queen City special. And two for their focus buildings are in the #WestEndCincy. Read the full article here.

NEP Signature Project List

 News  tiabrown  05-May-2017 12:50  0  55 reads

Here is the current Signature Project and wish lists for the West End 2017 NEP


WE 2017 NEP Signature Projects List:

Grassy Island (Boulevard) on Linn Street (Street Calming options)

Gateway Signs (Historic) 

Dyer Field Permanent Bathrooms  (moved to wish list)

Business District
  Striped crosswalks (moved to wish list)
  Street Cleaning    (moved to wish list)
  Tree and flower plantings along Linn Street

Building Rehab and OTJ construction training

Community gathering place - Coffee shop w/CMHA

Rehab Regal Theatre

Create indoor/outdoor movie area

WE 2017 NEP Wish List:

4-Way stop at Dayton street intersection with Baymiller/Freeman/Colerain

Street calming on Dayton, Baymiller and Freeman and Colerain

Dumping on 1918,1922,1926 Freeman and Pink Alley behind them

Repave Charlotte Street between Baymiller and Pink Alley

Dumping on Pink Alley between York Street and Findlay

SideWalks in poor conditions in NEP area (e.g. 800 block of Dayton Street)

Installation of additional street lights in NEP area (e.g. 1100 Block of Garden street Western end near Winchell, Bank Street south side between Baymiller/Freeman)

Repaving streets
- 800 block Horace
- 800 block Dayton street
- North side 1100 block of Dayton Street (south half done years ago)
- Naeher Street (800 block to 1100 block)

Replace trees in vacant cut outs in NEP area Streets
examples
Dayton Stree 800, 900, 1100 block (1121, 1130).

Uncover storm drain at the western end of 1100 block of Naeher Street that is covered with sediment

From NEP Signature project list:
Dyer field permanent bathrooms 
Business District
  Striped crosswalks 
  Street Cleaning   


WE SPEAKS Newsletter May 2017

 News  tiabrown  05-May-2017 12:00  0  42 reads
WE SPEAKS Newsletter May 2017

Check out the latest WE Speaks Newsletter https://goo.gl/UkIMb5

Filmmaker takes you to his tough streets

 News  tiabrown  27-Apr-2017 12:30  0  50 reads
Filmmaker takes you to his tough streets

"We're not all bad. Most of us are good," he said. "It's circumstances. There is no food in the refrigerator, and six or seven people are hungry. You've prayed all week and are trying to find a job. But when you do, you don't get paid for three weeks. You can't ask for help because no one you know can help you. That's why a lot of people lean toward the wrong thing."

Read the full article here.

WECC April Minutes

 News  tiabrown  25-Apr-2017 12:50  0  48 reads

Attached are the corrected minutes for the West End Community Council meeting on April 18th.

Healthy Harvest Mobile Market Now in the West End

 News  tiabrown  22-Apr-2017 12:20  0  52 reads
Healthy Harvest Mobile Market Now in the West End

This week The Health Harvest Mobile Market added the #WestEndCincy to their neighborhood stops!! They are now in 10 neighborhoods, so check out the new schedule and come out to get fresh fruits and veggies!
www.HealthyHarvestMobileMarket.com

Cincinnati coffee roaster moving, expanding production ...

 News  tiabrown  11-Apr-2017 01:40  0  347 reads
Cincinnati coffee roaster moving, expanding production facility

Deeper Roots Coffee, a five-year-old coffee roasting company, is moving and more than doubling the size of its production facility.

Read more here: https://goo.gl/cSzQFH

Healthy Harvest Mobile Market now in the West End

 News  tiabrown  07-Apr-2017 01:40  0  1913 reads
Healthy Harvest Mobile Market now in the West End

This week the Healthy Harvet Mobile Market added stops in 3 new neighborhoods!! We are really excited they will be coming out to the West End, every Friday from 10a - Noon. They will park outsdie of Stanley Rowe Towers along Linn St. Check out the new schedule and get some fresh food!
www.HealthyHarvestMobileMarket.com

WECC March Minutes

 News  tiabrown  03-Apr-2017 12:50  0  45 reads

Here are the minutes for the March 21st meeting of the West End Community Council. 

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