WHO: Staff, members of the Board of Trustees, customers, supporters and friends of the Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area.
WHAT: The 47th Annual Meeting and Luncheon, “A Proud History. A Positive Presence.”
WHEN: Tuesday, May 3, beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., with the program to follow.
WHERE: The Charity Early room in the David H. Ponitz Center, Building 12, Sinclair Community College.
WHY: The theme “A Proud History. A Positive Presence.” represents Community Action Partnership’s history of helping people and changing lives throughout the Dayton region.
Donald W. Mathis, national President/CEO of the Community Action Partnership (CAP) in Washington, D.C., is the guest speaker. CAP represents the interests of 1,000 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) across America that fight poverty on the local level.
Mathis provides leadership and guidance to CAAs and oversees the development and implementation of several anti-poverty initiatives, including Rooting Out Poverty: A Campaign by America’s Community Action Network. He is also responsible for raising the visibility of Community Action through strategic branding, marketing, and public relations approaches, establishing new collaborations, and advocating for the 44 million Americans living in poverty.
Entertainment will be provided by Stivers School for the Arts. The agency’s 2010 Annual Report will be previewed and there will be an awards presentation.