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July 2015 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-July-2015IN-CAA Newsletter – July 2015


The Mitchell Opera House: 'Best Days Ahead
The historic opera house, built in 1906, opened July 4 after extensive renovations by Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation – read the article.

Community Impact

Donated lots become home to rental properties
Community Action Program of Evansville (CAPE) is putting the finishing touches on three newly constructed rental properties in Oakland City. Grants and donations made the project a reality, providing two- and three-bedroom homes for residents who qualify – read the article.

NCAA makes it possible for 225 kids to experience a Cubs game
The kids, ages 5 to 12, were from six community agencies, including the North Central Community Action Agencies' neighborhood centers' summer youth programs. The trip to a South Bend Cubs game was possible due to a donation from Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer – read the article.

CAPE quilt commemorates 50 years
Staff members at CAPE created a timeless work of art to commemorate the organization's 50-year history. It contains blocks with special meaning designed by those who have been touched by CAPE's work – read the article.

'Eternally appreciative' – A Housing Choice Voucher Program Success Story
Glendora was one of Area IV's first clients. Disability and caring for two boys as a single mom left her financially insecure, but she found help with the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Area IV. Today, she still lives in the home she chose in Dayton many years ago – read about Glendora.

Worth Reading

IHCDA congratulates, thanks Community Action agencies in recent issue of magazine
If you haven't seen the summer issue of the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority magazine, take a few minutes to take a peek – read the article.


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