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September 2016 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

oh-june-2016OACAA Newsletter - September 2016

Network News

Affordable housing coming to Brown County
A group of local partners won critical financing to rehabilitate fifty-eight apartments across three properties in Brown County, Ohio.  The project, known as ABCAP Housing Renovations, will include the renovation of Brown County Apartments and Victoria Manor Apartments in Georgetown and Lafayette Place Apartments – read more.

Highland County hosts 3rd Annual Golf Outing
Last month, Highland County Community Action Organization held their Annual Golf Outing at Buckeye Hill Country Club in Greenfield, Ohio. This year, 31 hole sponsors and 12 teams came together for golf, raffle prizes, food. The agency received a surprise donation from Fifth Third Bank and exceeded fundraising expectations by collecting over $6000. The money raised kick started the agency's efforts to begin construction on a new Greenfield site that would combine three agency offices into one and bring together workforce development, daycare, and social services.

Association Updates

Got Jobs?
Don't forget about OACAA's job opportunities board! Members can post open positions on our website by sending details to Kathryn Clausen.

Board of Trustees Meeting
OACAA's next board meeting will be on October 21...

Fiscal & HR Conference 2016
The Fiscal and HR conference will review Human Resources and Department of Labor policies and affordable health care, as well as performance appraisals, disciplinary strategies and employee motivation techniques – more info.

Additional Resources

Partnership & CAPLAW to Co-Host New ED/CEO Boot Camp
The Community Action Partnership and CAPLAW have announced the 2016 New Executive Director/CEO Boot Camp will be held on October 26-28, 2016 in Dallas, TX – more info.

access™ by AT&T: Affordable Internet for low-income households
access™ is a program available for low-income households to obtain affordable home Internet services. SNAP participants may qualify for 10 Mbps home Internet at a discounted rate of $10 per month – more info.

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.

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