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July 2015 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OH-July-2015OACAA Newsletter - July 2015

Network News

CAW/M Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Showcased Renovated Lincoln Way Facility
Community Action Wayne/Medina (CAW/M), serving the community for nearly 50 years, renovated the former Lincoln Way Elementary School as its new Wayne County home to help better serve the community in a welcoming environment.

A capacity crowd of community partners, neighbors, customers, Head Start families, government representatives and former Lincoln Way Elementary school staff attended an open house on Thursday, June 25 at the repurposed center – read more.

CAA SPACES STILL AVAILABLE! – Ice House Entrepreneurship Train-the-Trainer Program
A few spaces are still available for the CAA network! Training will be held August 11th - 13th to become a licensed facilitator for the Ice House Entrepreneurship program – see more information or contact Deb Martin at 419-334-5117. Or sign up today!

New housing development aimed at senior living
FREMONT - Construction is now underway on The Commons at Little Bark Creek, a new housing development that will offer more affordable rental housing options for area senior citizens.

Groundbreaking for the development took place July 20 at the construction site, behind Stricker Family Development Center, 765 S. Buchanan St., Fremont. Representatives of the various partner agencies, along with local elected officials and the WSOS board of directors– read more.

Association Updates

Annual Summer Conference Survey
Did you attend the 2015 Annual Summer Conference?  If so, what did you think? Please take a moment to take a brief survey about your experiences at the conference.

The History of the War on Poverty with David Bradley
Save the Date: October 13- 15 in Newark, OH.

Success Story

Cincinnati-Hamilton County CAA celebrates client victories
FREMONT - HAMILTON COUNTY - Nathaniel Gresham, a graduate of the 2014 Cincinnati Manufacturing Certificate program (MSSC), credits his recent employment and growth to the hard work and dedication of the CAA Workforce Development (WFD) staff – read more.

Community Action in Ohio Blog – Latest Postings

The Community Action in Ohio blog shares some of the ways in which Ohio's CAAs have helped people in their community.

Another successful event: Annual Summer Conference 2015

VirtualCAP RoundUP

Discount offer ends soon!  Use LAUNCH2015 code to receive 20% off annual membership/subscription rate (offer expires 7/31/2015)

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