Elected officials, community organization representatives, and any interested citizens in Montgomery County are invited to a Community Meeting hosted by the Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area (CAP) on Friday, Sept. 14, at Sinclair Community College. CAP is hosting the meeting in order to obtain community input and ideas on the types of programs and services that are most needed to help the low-income community.
“As the number of families and children living in poverty continues to increase, agencies such as ours face even greater challenges as we strive to help those in need throughout Montgomery County,” said Tim Donnellan, President & CEO of the Community Action partnership of the Greater Dayton Area. “With leaner budgets and greater needs, it is important that we call on the entire community to help find solutions to poverty in Montgomery County.”
Following a continental breakfast served at 8:30 a.m., there will be brief presentations on the new Ohio V.E.T.S. program to help low-income military veterans and the PIPP Plus program for utility payment assistance.
“However, the majority of the morning will involve the group identifying and prioritizing the needs of area residents,” said Donnellan. “We will discuss the community’s needs and the ideas and solutions we can implement to meet those needs.”
Details of the event are as follows:
Community Meeting, “Helping People, Changing Lives”
Date: Friday, Sept. 14
Location: Sinclair Community College
Building 12
Charity Earley Auditorium
Dayton, OH 45402
Time:      8:30 a.m. to noon
Agenda:   Continental breakfast from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Brief program presentations
Question and Answer Session
Overview on Poverty in Montgomery County
Community Assessment and Solutions
Reservations: Contact Jackey Robinson at jacqueliner@cap-dayton.org or (937) 341-5000 ext. 177 by Monday, Sept. 10.