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November 2016 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

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oh-nov-2016OACAA Newsletter - November 2016

Network News

SCCAA students give pledge to salute veterans
Young students at the William Hunter Center's Head Start program practiced learning the Pledge of Allegiance for a special program Thursday.  Members of the Stark County Veterans Commission were on hand for a flag-raising ceremony at the center at 3015 Mahoning Road NE to recognize Veterans Day – read more.

Full stomachs: Mobile farmers market targets area hunger
The Southeastern Ohio Food Bank is a program within the Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action which serves as the main food bank for the 10-county region.  According to Mallory Ferguson, community relations specialist, the mobile farmers market is a piece of a five-part series in the county funded by the Marietta Community Foundation, as a part of its initiative to fight against hunger in Southeastern Ohio – read more.

Association Updates

Final 30-day comment period for ROMA Next Gen closes soon!
The final 30-day comment period for ROMA Next Generation opened on November 1st.  There is still time to make your comments.  For more information, visit the Community Action Partnership's home page to view recorded webinars and more.

#GivingTuesday is November 29th!
Last year, over $116 million dollars was raised on Giving Tuesday!  Will your agency be joining the movement?  To learn more, download the toolkit or visit GivingTuesday.com.

Ohio's Community Action Network
Ohio's Community Action Network video was debuted during the NCAF Post-Election Webcast on November 17, 2016 – view video.

Registration Now Open

2017 OACAA Winter Legislative Conference
January 25-27 in Columbus, OH – more info.

Community Action in Ohio Blog

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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