Teacher Workshop: Body Basics 101January 15, 2018
Join Education staff members from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and explore inquiry-based strategies to teach health concepts in the early childhood classroom! This workshop is Step Up to Quality pending. Coming up in March!
Family Workshop with Master Storyteller Oluremi Ann OliverJanuary 15, 2018
Please join us on February 14th 5:30pm-7pm as Master Storyteller, Oluremi Ann Oliver, leads us in an interactive hour of storytelling and story sharing with the love and strength of family as the focus. Let's celelbrate a lifetime of loving ourselves; who we are, where we have come from and a future bright with promise. Refreshments will be provided as well.
Family Workshop: Exploring our Neighborhood's AnimalsJanuary 15, 2018
Join Education staff members from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History for a fun night of exploring our neighborhood's animals! We'll start the evening with a hidden animal guessing game, using only a mystery touch box for clues! Coming this March!
PNC Fairfax Connection Speaker SeriesJanuary 4, 2018
PLEASE JOIN US
The PNC Fairfax Connection Lecture Series is a monthly lecture program consisting of local, regional and national presenters. These presenters are comprised mostly of friends, colleagues and acquaintances of the executive director. They are successful entrepreneurs, executives, artists, authors, public officials and others who have backgrounds and/or stories that are relatable to PNC Fairfax Connection members.
The purpose of the lecture series is to encourage, inspire, motivate and coach PNC Fairfax Connection members in overcoming adversity and achieving their goals. Additionally, speakers may address issues related to diversity, inclusion and understanding, as well as overcoming economic challenges in an urban environment. January's topic is the history of Fairfax.
Speaker number one was Dr. John Grabowski, a Cleveland Urban History Specialist. On January 18th, 2018 he came to the PNC Fairfax Connection to speak about the history of Fairfax with our members. He based his interactive presentation around a book by Allen E. Cole "Through the Lens of Allen E. Cole: A Photographic History of African Americans in Cleveland Ohio". Our members were eager to engage in conversations with Dr. Grabowski about their community. The dialouge was passionate and interesting.
More Information on the Guest:
Dr. John Grabowski’s interests and research span the fields of public and academic history. He specializes in the areas of immigration and ethnicity; local (Cleveland) urban history, particularly the fields of archives and museums. He holds a joint appointment with the Department of History at Case Western Reserve University and the Western Reserve Historical Society, where he serves as Historian and Senior Vice President for Research and Publications. In addition to teaching at the department he also oversees the World Wide Web edition of The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History/Dictionary of Cleveland Biography, a joint project of Case Western Reserve University and the Western Reserve Historical Society.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO RSVP PLEASE CALL 216-391-4677
Welcome, Brian Williams to PNC Fairfax Connection!August 4, 2017
We are pleased to welcome Brian Williams as our new Executive Director of the PNC Fairfax Connection. Williams, a 23-year veteran of the banking industry, most recently served as vice president and Banking Center manager for PNC Bank in Akron, Ohio. Under his leadership, the branch won numerous awards and achieved high standards in customer loyalty, customer service and employee engagement. Active in the community, Williams is the associate pastor and managing director for Dayspring Family Church in North Canton. He oversees business operations for the church, including strategic planning, finance, community outreach, membership, learning and curriculum, and the ministry leadership board. Williams also is the facilitator and program designer for The Dayspring, a nonprofit that assists Stark County teens in foster care by providing essential life skills that will help them lead successful lives on their own as adults. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science from Ohio University and a Master of Business Administration from Kent State University.