ABOUT LBCC

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Lexington-Bell Community Center

The mission of the Lexington-Bell Community Center (LBCC) is to strengthen, advocate and empower the community through the delivery of quality social, educational and recreational services with an emphasis on families and children. LBCC creates an environment for students to become life-long learners in a setting where they feel supported, safe and respected.

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Our history

LBCC has provided quality social services to more than three generations of families who reside in the Greater Cleveland area.  The Center is based in the Hough community with a long rich history for the African-American community in the City of Cleveland.  Our commitment to providing quality services to children and their families spans 60 years.  Our focus on quality education services through our early learning program and after-school program strives to provide a strong academic foundation for children to learn and thrive.  We motivate and prepare our children to excel in grade school, achieve high school graduation and enter college. 

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Ms. Lu Anne Peters

Executive Director

Our Leadership and Staff

LBCC employs qualified administrators, teachers and support staff dedicated to the healthy development of children.

 

Ms. Lu Anne Peters serves as LBCC's Executive Director.  Ms. Peters has served as the Executive Director for 14 years and has been employed by LBCC for more than 35 years.  Ms. Peters has extensive experience as a Licensed Social Worker child service provider and child advocate.

Our Board of Directors

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David Moore

President

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Pierre Betts

Development Chair

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Deborah E. Zimmerman

Board Member

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Ronnie Henighan Sr.

Vice President

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Robert Brooks II

Past President

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Ernestine Crayton

Board Member

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Ruby Jones

Treasurer

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Rashidah Abdulhaqq

Board Member

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Amy Garcia

Board Member

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Sharon Rose

Secretary

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Nina Salsgiver

Board Member