FREE Cooking Classes

Join other parents and caregivers of young children for a free five-week cooking course

DATE: Beginning Thursday, March 12 (for five weeks)

TIME: 5:30-6:30 pm

LOCATION: Open Door AG Church, 745 Upson St

TO REGISTER: Call LINKS Community & Family Services


NOTE: Child care will be provided, if needed

Hiring individuals from the ages of 16 and up! LINKS will have a work day for the Middlebury Neighborhood

Date: FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020

Time: 2—4 pm.

Location: 756 Upson St.

Contact Person: Yolanda Parker

Phone Number: 330-794-5230

$10 Hour

Dress in casual clothes and comfortable shoes.

Types of Jobs available:

Sorting clothes

Cleaning offices

Yard work

Miscellaneous other tasks

The first 50 people are guaranteed work!

You must come in and complete an Application before June 10, 2020.

*** You must live in the Middlebury Neighborhood to participate.

Photo ID and a piece of mail is required.

May 23rd from 12 to 3 there will be a memorial day safety fair.

There will vendors helping with Safety information

Food and Fun!

Ongoing Events

Senior Connections 

Come and enjoy a FREE Lunch, and activity, game or craft and visit with friends and neighbors. There will be topics presented which are always of interest and importance for seniors. During the warm weather months, there will be various field trips taken. 

The events are always on Friday from 12-2 p.m.

 Dates are as follows: 

January 17, 2020 - UA Nurtrition

February 7, 2020 - UA Nutrition

March 6, 2020 - UA Nutrition

April 3, 2020 - UA Nutrition

May 15, 2020 - Hartville Flea Market

June 19, 2020 - Akron Metropolitan Zoo

July 17, 2020 - Dragonfly Tea Room

August 21, 2020 - Nautical Queen Lunch

September 18, 2020 - Christmas Creation

October 16, 2020 - Lets Make Pies

November 19, 2020 - Thanksgiving Dinner

December 17, 2020 - Christmas Party

FOOD Pantry

 The Food Pantry is open to individuals and families who live in a 16-block radius of Open Door Church. Some of the items available are canned goods, packaged foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, frozen items, etc. Residents must bring a picture ID with current address and/or utility bill if an ID does not have an updated address. YOU MUST PRESENT A VALID ID AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY! NO EXCEPTIONS!

LINKS Community Reinvestment Group Meeting

The reinvestment meeting was created to continue and encourage the community’s locals to get involved. Everyone is welcome! Please plan to attend and get involved with some of the community’s worthwhile projects. It takes place on the second Sunday of the month in the Open Door Church fellowship Hall. Dates are TBA

*Call for more information about event, volunteer and donation opportunities.


Summer 2020 Events TBA:

LINKS OAA Enhancement Summer Day Camp

Come join us as we prepare students grades K-6 for the upcoming school year. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There will be educational activities as well as fun activities like swimming, crafts and games. Dates are as follows. July 22nd- July 25th and August 12th - August 15th 10 am – 2 pm. For more information about registration, please call (330) 794 – 5230

LINKS Flyers !!!!

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