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November 2016 Newsletter – Connecticut Association for Community Action

Connecticut Association for Community Action

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ct-nov-2016CAFCA Connections – November 10, 2016

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Community Action Agencies Accepting Applications for Energy Assistance

Connecticut's Community Action Agencies are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) – press release.

Community Action Highlights

  • 360 pounds of food donated to HRA’s New Britain Food and Resource Center
  • TVCCA and 97.7 WCTY Host Food Drive for New London County’s Hungry
  • ABCD holds Fall Family Festival
  • TEAM recognizes National Head Start Awareness Month

Check It Out – Items of Interest

Community Events

13th Annual Festival of Trees – TEAM will host its 13th Annual Festival of Trees at the Wesley Village Craft Fair on November 19-20...Proceeds will benefit TEAM's Volunteer Caregivers, who provide services for individuals who are isolated, frail, disabled or elderly. Volunteer Caregivers relies on community support and volunteers to provide basic free of charge services that enable residents who are elderly or disabled to remain independent.

Toy and food drive held for Access families – The Vigilantes Motorcycle Club will hold its 2nd Annual Toy and Food Drive from now until December 5th...

National Events

Community Action Partnership
2017 Management and Leadership Training Conference
January 11-13, 2017 in Long Beach, CA
NCAF
2017 Legislative Conference
March 14-17, 2017 in Washington, DC
NASCSP
2017 Mid-Winter Training Conference and Orientation
March 27-31, 2017 in Arlington, VA

Regional Events

2017 Northern New England Conference
Save the Date!  May 17-20, 2017 in Newry, ME

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