Tu Familia, Su Salud – A Free Health Fair for Hispanic Families Sept. 28


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Tu Familia, Su Salud
A Free Health Fair for Hispanic Families


Saturday, September 28, 2013
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Lutheran Hospital – Castele Learning Center
1730 West 25th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, Cleveland Clinic’s Lutheran Hospital is hosting “Tu Familia, Su Salud,” a free health fair, to encourage the Hispanic community to learn more about health and wellness.

The half day forum is free and no advance registration is necessary. All activities will be presented in Spanish and English. Interpreters will be available to share bilingual educational materials as well as information, screenings and interactive activities for all Hispanic families.

Free health screenings include blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index, carotid artery stroke, child vision, cholesterol, dermatology, glaucoma, HIV, oral cancer, prostate exams, pulmonary function tests and sickle cell anemia.

Families will also have the opportunity to meet physicians, speak with a pharmacist and the alcohol and drug recovery team. Chair massages, cooking demonstrations and healthy snacks for children will also be available.

For more information, please call 216.363.2019

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Farewell to Our Summer Externs

Legal ExternsFrom left to right – Laura Smolley Rising 2L / Case Western, Marie Frey Rising 3L / Cleveland Marshall, Taj Hussein Rising 2L / Cleveland Marshall, and Dana Mannix Rising 2L / Cleveland Marshall


NLURC was lucky to have the help of our four legal externs this summer, but now they’re moving on to even greater things. Laura, Marie, Taj, and Dana all worked hard at making our newly opened Legal Clinic a huge success, and they have our deepest gratitude.

Although we are sad to see you go, we know you’ll continue finding new ways to make the world a better place to live. Good luck and all the best in your future endeavors!

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Fiesta de Luz 2013

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NLURC‘s annual fundraising event is almost here! This year, we’re hosting Mascaras, a masquerade gala full of food, fun, live music, and dancing at an all new venue.

For more details, click the button below to go to our Fiesta de Luz 2013 homepage. There you can purchase tickets, get directions, or learn how to make a donation.

So grab your tickets and get ready for a magical masquerade evening!


Fiesta de Luz 2013: Mascaras
Friday, October 25th at 7:00pm
The Ariel International Center

Fiesta de Luz 2013 Homepage

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Festival of Light – Saturday June 29th

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NLURC‘s annual community block party promises to be the best one yet! Join us Saturday, June 29th from 12-5pm for Festival of Light: Food, Fun, & Conversation.

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Festival of Light is free for all ages. In addition to our usual cookout, music, and raffles, this year features giveaways, a dance contest hosted by Z107.9, and a special appearance from the mayor.

Come find out what Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center is all about, meet your neighbors, and join in the food, fun, and conversation!

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NLURC Participates in Hunger Seder

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Reverend Max Rodas of NLURC was proud to take part in The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Hunger Seder. The Passover Seder is a Jewish tradition, consisting of a ritual meal, wine, storytelling, and prayer.

This year, The Jewish Federation of Cleveland used the Seder as an opportunity to open an interfaith dialogue about global hunger and poverty. Community members of varying faiths and backgrounds gathered together to share and discuss ways to better connect hungry people with the food they desperately need.

Check out the video above or head over to www.jewishcleveland.org for more information.

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