Experience Collinwood 2015 Projects!

Planting a Healthy Menu, seniors visit Cavotta's Garden Center.

It is time to check out the first three of 13 arts and wellness projects! This projects are brought to you in thanks to Kresge Foundation and Northeast Shores Develoment Corporation.

365 Days of Walking in Collinwood

Do you want to take a walk, but are tired of the same path? Collinwood residents and other interested people are encouraged to plan and carry out a walk in Collinwood, then take a picture or two. These walks will then be put into a book to inspire you to enjoy the beauty of Collinwood.

There are four ways to submit your favorite walk:

1. Online submission form: www.365DaysofWalkinginCollinwood.com

2. Email: Walking@365daysofwalkingincollinwood.com

3. Mail: 365 Days of Walking in Collinwood

c/o Dr. Theresa Puckett

190 Montrose West Ave.

Akron, OH 44321

4. Drop off: Collinwood Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 856 East 152nd Street Cleveland, OH 44110

This project was created by Dr. Theresa Puckett, nursing program director of the Bryant & Stratton College, Akron campus and Ursula Jackson, adjunct faculty member.

Art & Health: Planting a Healthy Menu

This project is more than just food and exercise, its art! All senior citizens are invited to come out to the Rose Center for Aging Well Lakeshore at 16600 Lakeshore Blvd., Cleveland OH 44110. For more information call (216) 481.0631

Wed. August 5, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Get Hep Swing Dance!

Swing dance lesson by Valerie Salstrom. Kai Wingo, Director of Kultured Mushroom Farm will demo raising mushrooms and provide tastings of her recipes.

Wed. August 12, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Potluck Party for participants to enjoy creative crafts & healthy celebrating! There will be recipe tasting with Kevin Scheuring, of Spice HOUND & Director of Coit Road Farmer’s Market.

Wed. Aug 26, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Community Outreach Potluck Party

Families and neighbors are invited to harvest the garden vegetables and enjoy potluck recipes using healthy ingredients with live local music and creative craft projects: Anastasia Pantsios – local herb specialist will help with herb selection and Vegan chef Melvin Price will offer tastings with herb recipes. Live music with Doug Wood on Acoustic Guitar.

This Project was created by: Michel Hodges, RN & Linda Zolten Wood, and is supported by: Painted Rain Barrel Project, and Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Survivors Helping Other Women Survive (SHOWS)

SHOWS is about surviving breast cancer. Cancer is scary, but these brave women have taken their experiences and created plays that will make you laugh, make you cry, but most of all, inspire! Come out to the Collinwood Recreation Center for this FREE program.

You will learn about free community resources and screening mammograms. Talk with professionals from Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Seidmen Cancer Center, connect with cancer survivors. Plus have a chance to win $25 Visa gift cards. Refreshments will be provided.

Sat. August 22, 2015


Collinwood Recreation Center, 16300 Lakeshore Blvd.

This project was created by Bernadette Scruggs, in Collaboration with The Gathering Place.

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