Home Repair Resource Center offers classes
As winter turns to spring, free workshops the Home Repair Resource Center will move from interior to exterior repairs. Classes teach participants what goes into a good quality job, whether you do it yourself or contract the work.
Most classes are held at the resource center’s Teaching Center, 2520 Noble Road (two blocks north of Monticello, at the corner of Oxford), on Mondays from 7-9 p.m. Attendance is limited to Cleveland Heights residents. Reservations are requested; call 216-381-9560 to save a spot. For class descriptions, see the resource center’s Web site at www.hrrc-ch.org and select Schedule of Workshops from the list on the left side of the Web page.
The resource center’s interactive Financial Fitness classes are open to residents of all communities. This series runs on a mixture of Tuesday and Thursday nights in March, and four Wednesday nights in April, from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 216-381-6100 to reserve a spot for any of the following classes: Avoiding Delinquency, Understanding Refinancing [March 3 or April 1]; Creditworthy Equals Choices [March 12 or April 8]; Power of a Personal Budget [March 19 or April 15]; Understanding Mortgages and Selecting a Home [March 24 or April 29]; Home Maintenance for the New Homeowner [March 31].
The HouseMender University series is open to residents of all communities. On March 26, learn about Care and Maintenance of Trees and on April 30, Options in Organic Lawn Care. Both classes are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Reservations are requested; call 216-381-9560.
Finally, mark your calendars for the annual Community Home Remodeling Fair, sponsored by Home Repair Resource Center and the City of Cleveland Heights, will be held on Saturday, April 18, at Cleveland Heights City Hall, 40 Severance Circle. For the fair schedule, see the resource center's website (www.hrrc-ch.org) or the April edition of the Heights Observer.
Becky Stager has been the repair education programs coordinator for Home Repair Resource Center since 1989.