Community Calendar: Create Columbus Commission Grants + More (3/21/16)

Good morning, CivicHacks!

We have three Community Updates for you…

1. The Create Columbus Commission Grants Program supports initiatives by and for young professionals that help make Columbus the best place to live, work, and raise a family in the nation. The deadline for the Create Columbus Grant is April 1, apply here.

Grant Workshops are strongly encouraged:

  • Tuesday 9- 10 AM @ Columbus Foundation
  • Thursday 5:30- 7 PM @ Seventh Son Brewing Co

2. The United Way of Central Ohio has launched its ‘Prosperity Incubator,’ which is an”Innovation space to cultivate rapid, dynamic and collaborative solutions aimed at reducing poverty in central Ohio through innovative funding and creative space.” Sounds like our kind of space!

They are hosting a ‘Prosperity Incubator Happy Hour’ on Tuesday 3/29, but the RSVP is needed by 3/25.

3. Startup Storytellers is right around the corner → Today is your day to get your ticket.

Here’s what’s up:

  • Keynote address by Resource/Ammirati founder and digital pioneer, Nancy Kramer;
  • More than a dozen leading entrepreneurs sharing their stories;
  • Enjoy delicious food by Cameron Mitchell’s latest artful concept, Schokko Art Cafe;
  • ‘Legends in Training’ will expose 250+ Central Ohio high school students to the path of entrepreneurship in their own space with interactive programming and storytelling;
  • Sip on tasty cocktails and beverages while networking with entrepreneurs and young professionals;
  • Experience the ‘Crucible’ concept to bring intention to the challenges we all face on our own path to becoming a Legend.

Use the code ‘streetteam’ to grab a discount on your ticket.

As always, here are this week’s most interesting events from our Community Calendar.

FORNO v. STRONGWATER
Columbus Knife Fight: Kamel vs Perez
Monday, 6:30- 11 PM
@ The Commissary
Tickets: $10

ICONIC SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR JOHN RUSH OPENS UP
CleanTurn Open House
Tuesday, 4- 6 PM
*brief program- 5 PM
@ CleanTurn International (new office in Franklinton)

COLUMBUS IMPACTING KENYA
Coffee Talks with Partners for Care: Kenya, Kids & packH2O
Tuesday, 7- 8 PM
@ The Roosevelt Coffeehouse
Free RSVP

CRUSHED GRAPES FOR GOOD
Cause Networking *Wine Tasting*
Wednesday, 6:30–9:30 PM
@ El Arepazo Latin Grill (Brewery District)
Tickets: $15

DEMOING HOTTEST PRODUCTS BORN IN COLUMBUS
New Product demos- Live! Product Hunt Columbus #4
Thursday, 6- 8 PM
@ The Columbus Idea Foundry

STORIES FROM SOCIAL ENTERPRISES 
UnSectored: A Social Enterprise Series at OSU
Thursday, 7- 9 PM
@ Arps Hall 012

NATIVE, HYBRID AND WEB APPS ALL-ONE?
Intro to Native iOS: How you like them Apples?
Thursday, 6- 8 PM
@ Resource/Ammirati

PITCH YOUR BIZ TO PAUL THE PROFFIT
SunDown RunDown Business Pitch Event- March
Friday, 6- 9 PM
@ The Varsity Club

PREMIUM INDOOR CYCLING (FOR THE KIDS)
Besa/CycleBar Ride!
Saturday, 8–9:15 AM
@ CycleBar Easton
Tickets: $35 *21 spots remaining
 
EMBRACE FOOD WASTE; UNPREDICTABLE, ECLECTIC & DELICIOUS MEAL
Too Good To Waste: A dinner benefiting Mid-Ohio Foodbank
Saturday, 6–9 PM
@ The Commissary
Tickets: $20

There are others — be sure to check out and subscribe to the Community Calendar.

Live Your Calling ←> Change the World,

David All, Christine Bunker Deye + the CivicHacks Crew

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