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5 things I've learned from HS' OCS Commissioning ball

Its been pretty crazy and busy here ever since  I’ve started working full time. I haven’t had the time to sit down and share my reflections. 882 more words


17th September

A memorable date, for me at least, over all the last fifty-seven years. On that day at the end of the 1950s I started the morning as Jonnie Tolson, aka Chip, with breakfast at my parent’s house before my father took me to Bridgwater station. 343 more words

VISTA Casey McCollum Requests Funding for Maintenance Vehicle

Casey McCollum, a Policy Development and Grant Research VISTA serving at Denton Affordable Housing Corp. (DAHC) has completed the necessary updates on the agency’s Personnel Handbook and is now back to grant writing. 57 more words

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VISTA Sarah Crain Uses Logistics to Manage Large Groups of Volunteers

Woman to Woman is now prepared for any size group the Denton Community can offer! Having a logistics plan for groups is key to ensuring their time is used appropriately and that important tasks can be completed efficiently. 190 more words

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VISTA Tierra Bishop’s Grant Writing Supports Agency Programs

Tierra Bishop, an AmeriCorps VISTA writing grants with Christian Community Action (CCA), successfully secured $500.00 to jump-start next year’s Back to School program, which provides clothing for students whose families cannot afford to provide them with on their own. 48 more words

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VISTA Rebecca Dake Markets Interfaith Ministries’ Programs in Denton Magazine

Rebecca Dake, Community Outreach VISTA at Interfaith Ministries (IFM) of Denton, got some amazing news this month. Her organization is going to be a featured story in the Winter 2016 edition of Denton Magazine. 76 more words

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VISTA Raven Carr’s Volunteer Recruitment Leads to Event Success

Raven Carr is a VISTA member serving at Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc. (IFM) as the Volunteer Coordinator. Interfaith’s mission is to provide emergency basic needs assistance to the people of Northern Denton County with the goal of helping those people become self-sufficient. 102 more words

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