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October 2015 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-Oct-2015IN-CAA Newsletter – October 2015

News

Share the Warmth helps to weatherize 119 homes
This year's Share the Warmth program funded by Vectren and its customers' donations wrapped up earlier this month. This year, 119 households participated, up from 94 participants last year, and $257,874 was spent to help weatherize homes participating in Indiana's low income weatherization program – read full article.

Events

Young thespians have opportunity to learn the art of theater
On Oct. 23 and 24, young thespians participated in an original adaptation of The Wizard of Oz at the Mitchell Opera House, thanks to funding from the Indiana Arts Commission and host Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation – read full article.

Community Impact

An innovative rural transportation project...
Lillian Presslor is 98 years old, but her volunteerism has yet to waver. She has served as a board member volunteer for the Waveland Volunteer Public Transit Program from its inception 29 years ago. This program is just part of the efforts by Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs designed to address a lack of public transportation in its rural areas – read full article.

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