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Central Afterschool Showcase

May 31, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Central Afterschool Showcase

Thank you to all of our partners, funders and supporters for ensuring a fun, safe, and educational afterschool experience for Central kids during the 2018-19 school year. In particular, we would like to offer our heartfelt gratitude to Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services, United Way of Central Ohio, The Columbus Foundation, the City of Columbus, the Columbus […]

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Spring 2019 Letter by Tammy Forrest, From Central Executive Director

May 03, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Spring 2019 Letter by Tammy Forrest, From Central Executive Director

Spring is here, and for Central this means we have started to work in our community garden. We are also starting to plan for Summer Camp and are looking forward to the outdoor activities the warm weather will bring. On April 4th we hosted a successful Village Maker Awards. Guests were inspired by our keynote […]

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Winter 2019 Letter by Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

February 20, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Winter 2019 Letter by Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

The last couple of months have included a whirlwind of celebrations, programs full to capacity, government shutdown angst, and a polar vortex! We are grateful for the support provided by local government and Michael Corey from the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County to ensure accurate communication to our clients regarding service provision during the […]

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November 2018 Letter from Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

December 18, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on November 2018 Letter from Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

Dear Central Family, It is the holiday season, and we wish you and your loved ones health, happiness, and peace in the new year. The pace at Central has sped up, beginning with our Trick-or-Trunk event at the end of October, and very quickly moving on to Thanksgiving. On November 20th, Central staff worked hard […]

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October 2018 Letter from Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

November 07, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on October 2018 Letter from Tammy Forrest, Executive Director

This month has been one of great learning, some sobering moments, and much hopefulness and joy. I am blessed to learn every day from Central Community House staff about the Settlement House Model so uniquely and naturally embedded in their engagement, a type of cultural competency well beyond all my training and previous nonprofit experience. […]

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