Mobile Community Action is Honored for Social Responsibility at Dearborn Street YMCA's Annual Benefit Luncheon
Mobile Community Action was honored by the Dearborn Street YMCA with their 2016 Commitment and Outstanding Service Award, during its Annual Benefit Luncheon, for our efforts to help empower low-income people achieve maximum potential in Mobile and Washington Counties.
(2016 Commitment and Outstanding Service Award)
The benefit luncheon was held on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 11:30 a. m. at the Dearborn Street YMCA, located at 321 North Warren Street in Mobile. The keynote speaker for the luncheon is Mobile City Councilman Frederick Richardson. The theme for this year's benefit luncheon is "Strengthening Community, through Social Responsibility."
Above, MCA's Executive Director Elige Jones (left) is presented with the 2016 Community and Outstanding Service Award by Dearborn Street YMCA's Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Collette Huff (right).
(Above and below) MCA's Executive Director, Elige Jones and Board Vice-Chairperson Dr. Freda Henderson converse with fellow honorees during the Dearborn Street YMCA Annual Benefit Luncheon.
Above seated from left to right: Janet Buckley, MCA's Head Start Director; Arnita Diamond, MCA's Special Projects Coordinator; Catherine Ward, MCA's Board Treasurer; Geraldine Clark, Community Representative for MCA's Head Start's Policy Council; and Carmen Brown, MCA CSBG Assistant.
Angelo Miller, MCA's Human Resources Manager
Mobile Community Action Participates in Engaging the Next Generation
Mobile Community Action, in partnership with Mobile United, participated in "Engaging the Next Generation". The event was held on Friday, April 8, 2016 during the LoDa Art Walk and SouthSounds Art & Music Festival in downtown Mobile.
Engaging the Next Generation is a collaborative program that was formed in 2008 to showcase non-profits in the Mobile area, while connecting them to young professionals between the ages of 21 and 39, and providing them with opportunities to serve on boards, volunteer, and provide future leadership in the community.
From left to right: Linda Marshall, CSBG Manager, Kevin Allen, Executive Assistant, and Jacquela Humbert, Family Engagement Coordinator represented the Agency at Engaging the Next Generation on Friday, April 8, 2016.
Above and below pics: Ms. Marshall and Ms. Humbert inform Engaging the New Generation participants and students of the services provided by MCA.