Recovering from the Memorial Day Tornadoes

Recovering from the Memorial Day Tornadoes

Twenty-one tornadoes ranging from EF0 to EF4 were counted across west- and south-central Ohio during Memorial Day weekend. Winds as high as 170 mph came quickly and hit hard, one of which—now labeled as the strongest tornado in Montgomery County’s history—destroyed 19...
Staff Spotlight, January 2018

Staff Spotlight, January 2018

OACAA would like to thank Ms. Fox for her contributions to the Community Action mission. Name. Jacqueline Fox Title: Chief Executive Officer Agency: West Ohio Community Action Partnership Time with Community Action: 32 years Jacqueline Fox, CEO of West Ohio Community...
John “Tim” Donnellan retires after 39 years of service

John “Tim” Donnellan retires after 39 years of service

After 39 years of service, John “Tim” Donnellan retired from Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area on August 1, 2017, where he served as President and CEO since 1978. Prior to joining the War on Poverty, Donnellan served on active duty in the US Army...
Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

Last week, OACAA held the 2016 Annual Summer Conference, which was hosted by Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron, and Richland Counties, and welcomed over 200 Community Action professionals from across the state back to Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. The...

LACCA helps customers meet their goals with Steps to Success

The Steps to Success Boot Camp program at LACCA helps participants secure employment and meet career goals. In September 2015, Randy* was referred to LACCA’s program in Auglaize County. He had difficulty securing a job that would allow him to care for his children and...