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Fall 2016 Newsletter – Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action

TACA Newsletter – Fall 2016

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Network Welcomes New Head Start/Early Head Start Director

Sherry Harpole – Head Start/Early Head Start Director of Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council

Shelby CSA Partners to Hold In-House Job Fair

Shelby County CSA recently held an in-house job fair with community partner Staff Line, a temporary agency.  Over 30 Shelby County CSA clients were interviewed and screened for employment.  Six clients left Shelby County CSA that day and went straight to work!  A couple of individuals declined employment due to the rate of pay rate, and three were unsuccessful in the screenings.  The others faced transportation barriers…

UETHDA Takes Client Services On The Road With New Bus

Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency (UETHDA) has a new tool in its efforts to help the low-income and underserved population in an eight-county region of East Tennesse.  The agency received a repurposed 19-passenger mobile services bus that has been retrofitted inside and out and has Wi-Fi accessibility, new tires and a custom wrap.  The bus was a gift from Atmos Energy…

Success at Summer Child Nutrition Program!

Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee's Summer Child Nutrition Program (SCNP) was again a success!  This summer, in its 48 days of service, the program provided 132,109 breakfast and lunch meals and 67,188 snacks to children at 81 sites across Knox County.  Two buses served as mobile feeding sites to isolated areas where children were harder to reach because of where they live...

ROMA Next Generation

The first public comment period (FRN#1) for ROMA Next Generation ended August 15th.  The second comment period (FRN#2) is set to begin this fall and will last 30 days…

2017 TACA Annual Conference

May 1-3, 2017 in Chattanooga, TN

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