Wise Visionaries Valentines Day Luncheon

On Friday, February 12, 2016, the Hempstead Community Action Program Wise Visionaries held their Annual Valentine’s Day Luncheon. The Program Director, Mateo Flores began the program with welcoming all seniors and partners on behalf of Iris A. Johnson, CEO. Kelli Cook, volunteer liaison for ONA CERC, blessed the food. Over 40 attendees (28 that were seniors) participated in the program. The seniors enjoyed the atmosphere of the holiday and also enjoyed a lunch sponsored by United Health Care and Hempstead CAP. Guest speaker Kathleen Foster, Coordinator of the Senior Citizen Project came to speak about the various services that are offered and the assistance there is for the seniors here in Nassau County. The Wise Visionaries have reported that they had a great time and look forward to upcoming events.

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The Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc., a community action agency, through collaboration and partnership, empowers income-eligible families to gain the knowledge, skills and resources to improve the quality of their lives.

In pursuit of this mission, the EOC will:

•  Advocate on clients behalf to provide more opportunities and fewer barriers.

•  Provide educational and economic resources to increase client self-sufficiency.

•  Help reduce the causes and effects of poverty.

•  Foster citizen participation to initiate programs and improve existing services based      

    upon local community needs