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December 2016 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

oh-dec-2016OACAA Newsletter - December 2016

Network News

(VIDEO) Healthier Community Pantry opens to Columbiana County residents
It's a stop Scott Ingram of East Liverpool has been making the last three months. He travels to Lisbon to gather much needed food at the Healthier Community Pantry – read more.

Students from TCTC bring robots to children at TCAP Head Start
Five-year-olds Mariah Claecy and Zion Henderson were both excited to use remote controls to get several robots to move across the floor at the Trumbull Community Action Program on Thursday.  The two students were among more than 100 children ages 3 to 5 who attend the TCAP Head Start programs who spent part of their day learning about technology and engineering with a visit from more than 20 students in the engineering program at Trumbull Career and Technical Center – read more.

Association Updates

Website Updates
We have updated our website to make our menus a bit more user friendly. All of the same great information is available, now just a little easier to locate....

(VIDEO) Building a Legacy Part One: Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area
OACAA recently released Part One of the Building a Legacy Project.  The video series will collect stories from each Community Action Agency in Ohio through interviews with directors, board members, community members, current and former staff, clients and more to highlight successes, challenges, and triumphs over the past 50+ years.

We hope you will enjoy Part One featuring Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area.  Stay tuned for videos featuring IMPACT CAA, Highland County CAO, CAC of Fayette County, and CAC of Portage County, which are slated to be released in 2017.

Board of Trustees Meeting
OACAA's next board meeting will be held on January 20, 2017.

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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