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October 2018 Newsletter – Indiana Community Action Association

Indiana Community Action Association

IN-CAA Newsletter – October 2018


Two Indiana Community Action network associates earn prestigious CCAP certification
This year, two individuals from the Indiana Community Action network completed the steps to become a Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) – Shannon Davis from Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs and Alyssa Prince from Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.  These associates bring a new wealth of knowledge to their agencies and those they serve – read full article.

2018-2019 IN-CAA Training Schedule
A variety of in-person and virtual training classes are being offered – view info.

Full schedule of 2018-2019 IN-CAA Trainings

Community Impact

Indiana Legal Services issues warning to mobile home owners who owe more than $25 in property taxes
Due to a recent property law change, Indiana Legal Services, Inc., has issued a warning that mobile home owners - whether they own or rent - could be at risk for losing their homes if they are behind on property tax payments – read full article.

Pace's annual Stakeholders' Event honors partnerships
Pace Community Action Agency hosted its annual Stakeholders' Event on Sept. 20 at Highland Woods Community Center in Vincennes, Ind. The event included a humorous keynote presentation by motivational speaker Tim Gard, the presentation of the Self-Reliance Award and the honoring of several community partners – read full article.

NWICA connects seniors to healthy food options with farmers' market program
According to Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap report, about a third of Hoosiers are often at risk of going hungry. Northwest Indiana Community Action (NWICA) works diligently to fill in the service gaps for more vulnerable populations like low-income families, children and senior citizens.

One program that's helping to pave the way is NWICA's Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), which helps connect eligible Northwest Indiana community senior members to fresh, healthy food options – read full article.


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