Strong Communities Grantee EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute profiled in the news

Posted April 16, 2014 in News Items

(4.16.14) EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute, a Saint Luke’s Foundation Strong Communities Grantee, recently graduated its first class of 29 graduates. These students, who attended EDWINS’ six-month classroom and training program, are moving on to assume duties with notable restaurants throughout Greater Cleveland. Their accomplishments, and the backstory of EDWINS, were detailed in a Crain’s Cleveland Business blog post. You can read the post here. EDWINS, an acronym for education wins, is developing a new generation of leaders in the culinary industry by training returning ex-offenders for long-term, successful careers in fine dining restaurants. EDWINS successfully piloted the culinary arts training... read more

Fueling the drive to create healthy schools

Posted April 14, 2014 in News Items

(4.14.14) Every day, 53 million people go to school to work or learn. Within school environments, these people – children and adults alike – consume about half of their daily food and beverage intake. It... read more

Board member presenting with PRCHN

Posted April 03, 2014 in News Items

Claudia Coulton, a Saint Luke’s Foundation board member, is presenting on behalf of Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) on Wednesday, April 9th. The event is open to the public (See flyer for details). To... read more

Board of trustees member Francis Afram-Gyening presented at GIH

Posted March 18, 2014 in News Items

(3.18.14) Earlier this month, Saint Luke’s Foundation board of trustees member and Care Alliance Health Center CEO Francis Afram-Gyening was invited on behalf of Johnson & Johnson to present at the Grantmakers in Health (GIH)... read more

Saint Luke’s Foundation appoints Nelson Beckford as senior program officer for A Strong Neighborhood

Posted March 13, 2014 in News Items

(3.13.14) The Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Nelson Beckford to the position of Senior Program Officer for Strong Communities (this program has not evolved to now be called A Strong Neighborhood). In this... read more