September 2013 Blog Posts (3)

September Service Saturday

It was a beautiful day for our September Service Saturday! Many thanks to the volunteers who came out to help with the tutoring. Groups today continued working on practical English skills such as filling out job applications. Other topics ranged from learning the days of the week to studying participles. Join us next month on October 26th from 10-12 for…


Added by Charity Rose McDonald on September 28, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Former Ambassador and President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace speaking on Iran TOMORROW!

Ambassador Thomas Pickering and President of the Carnegie Endowment, Jessica Tuchman Mathews, will speak on Iran-U.S. relations at the Union Club tomorrow at 6 pm. Admission is $25 for Cleveland Council on World Affairs members, and $35 for non-members (email Madeline at for the member rate!). Visit the website for more information and to register.

Added by Madeline Rife on September 16, 2013 at 11:02am — No Comments

So much more than ESL at Service Saturday

One of the most rewarding parts of Service Saturday is finding a way to help someone get access to services they need. I'm so proud of NORVA members who have taken the time to really listen to the folks who come for help and find a way to provide it. This past week, a few of us helped new beneficiaries apply for  library cards and get email addresses. This will give them access to computers in the library that they can then use to apply for jobs online. Demonstrating that they are actively…


Added by Amy E. Moniot on September 5, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

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