Mobile Community Action Hosts Shared Governance Training
Mobile Community Action hosted its annual Shared Governance Training for its Board and Policy Council Members on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The training was held at the Ashbury Hotel and Suites in Mobile, Alabama. This year's speaker was Ms. Janet Buckley, MCA's Head Start Director.
(Pictured above): MCA Head Start Director, Janet Buckley.
(Pictured above from left to right): Janet Buckley, MCA Head Start Director; LaKisha Ellzey, Policy Council Secretary; Bruce Frazier, Policy Council President; Julia James, MCA Head Start Administrative Assistant (standing); TaMichael Grimes, Policy Council Member.
During her presentation, Ms. Buckley (standing) motivates and encourages active participation in the training session from the members of the Board and Policy Council.
Head Start Celebrates
100 Days of Learning
Mobile Community Action's Head Start Program celebrated 100 Days of Learning on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. In recognition of this milestone in learning, Head Start students participated in a celebratory parade at the Administrative Office.
Above: Head Start students celebrate 100 Days of Learning.
Head Start students distribute trinkets and goodies along the 100 Days of Learning "parade route" to MCA's Executive Director, Elige Jones.
Spreading Christmas Joy
The Advisory Council of Mobile Community Action's Northside Community Service Center presented Christmas gifts to patients of Seabreeze Nursing Home in Mobile.
MCA 50th Year Anniversary Achievement Award Honorees
Mobile Community Action, Inc. celebrated 50 years of service to the community and honored 15 individuals and 2 staff-members during its 2016 Community Achievement Awards Banquet. The banquet was held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 7:00 p. m. at the Battle House Hotel in Mobile. Radio personality Ms. Patricia Butler of WERM 1480-AM served as Emcee; and former University of Alabama football star Christopher D. Edwards served as Guest Speaker for the evening. Pictured below are a few of the honorees:
(Seated from left to right): Eddie Mitchell; Birdie Anderson; and Chris "Champ" Napier. (Standing from left to right): Elbert Lee Jones, Alec Naman; and Christopher Edwards (Guest Speaker).
(Seated from left to right): Patricia Butler (Guest Emcee); Mary Payne (50th Anniversary Employee). (Standing from left to right): Scott Lacey, Creola Ruffin and Fred Eaton.
Honorees not pictured: Arthur Barker; Johnetta Jackson; Cynthia Tatum; Doug Jolly; Doris Littleton; Tydus Williamson; Grace Yelding Wyatt and Vacie Nickleson (50th Anniversary Employee).