This Week at CSC

Keeping you “In the Know…” 6/23/17

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FORE! Calling All Golfers:

  • This year’s CSC Golf Classic will be Monday, July 17th at Westfield Group Country Club. For the third consecutive year, this tremendous fundraising and awareness opportunity is the result of the Employment team’s strong partnership with Westfield Group’s human resources department. The cost to participate is $250 per person and includes an 18-hole scramble format, greens fees, golf cart, boxed lunch, awards reception including hors d’oeuvres and beverages, golfer gifts, contests and prizes. Foursomes are available for $1,250 which includes a hole sponsorship. Contact Steve Frohwerk (216-791-8118) for additional information or click here. Please pass along to those family, friends, colleagues and business associates who may be interested in teeing it up for a great cause!

Educating the Community and Strengthening Partnerships:

  • Nine students from across northeast Ohio are participating in this year’s Summer Youth Work Experience program (SYWE). The SYWE students started their work assignments this week and are working at the Cleveland Indians, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Great Lakes Science Center and CSC’s Bright Futures Day Camp. Fun activities have included bowling, a visit to Edgewater Beach, Frisbee golf, a trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art, a ride on Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and a few ice cream trips. These young adults will be living in CSC’s Residence Center until Friday, July 14th.
  • CSC’s little ones are finishing week two of Bright Futures Preschool Day Camp. Nine children are attending daily and having a wonderful experience! You may hear them playing outside and enjoying the playground. They will be attending the program at CSC for three more weeks.
  • Job Club met at CSC on Thursday, June 22nd as they welcomed Carlton Toppin, Human Resources Manager for Cleveland Browns Hospitality Group, back to CSC. Carlton discussed positions at First Energy Stadium and with Aramark. Everyone in the group received good information about how to apply and how to make a good impression on the employer. Attendees left feeling excited and energized. Thank you Carlton! Contact Nicole Kahn (216-791-8118) for details on upcoming Job Club meetings.
  • Lisa Cellura and Mary Jo Chisnell visited Highbrook Lodge on Monday, June 19th and presented the “Blindness Basics” program to new staff at orientation. Lisa Cellura presented the “Aging Eye” program at Warrensville Manor in University Heights on Tuesday, at Fairhill Partners in Cleveland on Wednesday and at Carnegie Towers assisted living facility at Carnegie Avenue and East 89th Street on Thursday. Desmond Kennedy met with Options for Senior America in Independence on Tuesday, June 20th and Broadview Eye Center in Berea on Thursday, presenting CSC’s programs and services to staff at both offices.

Eyedea Shop’s Featured Product of the Week: It’s Summer Time!

  • Summer is finally here and with it comes the grilling season. The Eyedea Shop’s featured products this week include a few items that will make your time at the grill easier and more enjoyable. The shop’s long oven mitts, talking meat thermometer, various cutting boards and the double spatula will all "serve" you well while you're grilling and serving your favorite foods this summer. Stop in or call the Eyedea Shop (x4666) for prices and availability.
  • Can’t make it to the Eyedea Shop at CSC? Then check out the product offerings online at and purchase items from the comfort of wherever you may be!


Items of Note:

  • CSC will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th. The agency will be open on Monday, July 3rd.
  • Register for the 2017 Technology Fair! This year’s event will be held at CSC on Thursday, July 27th and Friday, July 28th and will showcase new, emerging and established technologies as well as CSC’s programs and services. Thursday’s session is from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is open to the general public, senior centers, caregivers and technology-seekers. Friday’s session is from 8:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. and is exclusive to educators and eye care professionals. Admission is free but pre-registration is strongly encouraged by calling 216-658-4567. Pre-registration includes eligibility for raffle giveaways totaling over $10,000!
  • Steve Hoyt, an Orientation & Mobility Specialist with Pilot Dogs, Inc., is offering a two-week in-residence training course for those who want to learn white cane travel or improve upon existing skills. There is no cost for this service. Steve can be reached at 614-221-6367 or email at

Did You Know?

  • The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
  • "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right. 
  • “Typewriter” is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  • The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.