Archives for April 2017

Dismas Charities Atlanta Holds Annual Spring Festival

In early April, the Atlanta program hosted its Annual Spring Festival. Entertainment for the 100 attendees included the Easter Bunny, a moon bounce slide, live DJ, snow cone and popcorn machines, an egg dying station, games and music. Lunch was provided with hamburger and hot dogs grilled by Director Stephen Ricks. Other entertainment included a […]

Dismas Charities Dania Beach Participates In Oasis Clean-Up

In mid-March, Dania Beach Director Ivonne Cavanaugh (third from left) and residents of the program participated in the annual Oasis Community Clean Up, an effort focused on improving the physical quality of the city’s neighborhoods and improving the quality of life of its residents and visitors. The program is also designed to improve specific streets […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Helps With St. Patrick Day Community Service Event

The Savannah program hosted their annual St. Patrick Day Parade which culminates weeks of festivities and Irish Heritage functions. The parade, billed as the largest in the Savannah community, draws people from all over. Dismas residents helped the city of Savannah clean the streets following the event. Above is Resident Ricky Richards. Like Us On […]

Dismas Charities Del Rio Staff Attend Women’s Seminar

Five Del Rio staff attended the 5th Annual Women’s Seminar hosted by the Customs Border Patrol Agency. Those attending the seminar, which focused on women empowering women, are (from left) Social Services Coordinator Rosa Espinoza, Resident Monitor Elizabet Riojas, Counselor Debbie Kiniskey, Director Judith Moreno, and Resident Monitor Alicia Villarreal. Over 60 vendors participated. Like […]

Dismas Charities Orlando Holds Reentry Workshop

The Orlando facility hosted a Reentry Workshop in mid-March in association with the U.S. Attorney’s office. Panelists included Assistant U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida Roger Handburg, Supervisory Probation Officer Middle District of Florida Julio Dominguez, David Cramer, of His Healing Hand Ministries, Gail Pressley, of Career Source Central Florida, Akima Guinyard, of Trio […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff Read Dr. Seuss To Kids

In early March, Savannah staff visited Trinity United Methodist Preschool for Dr.Seuss Day. Assistant Director Brandon Miller (seated in picture), Resident Monitor Deneisha Nelson, and Intern Aviaunna Young dressed in Dr. Seuss accessories to read to the kids. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities St. Patrick Answers Louisville Mayor’s Call To Help Clean-Up

Twelve St. Patrick residents participated in Mayor Greg Fischer’s Clean Lou neighborhood event, designed to engage residents, volunteers, non-profits, corporate sponsors and city employees in cleaning up and beautifying about 50 miles of the city’s alleys and streets in six high crime neighborhoods. The Dismas contingent canvassed both sides of 13th Street to 15th, 15th […]

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Dismas Charities Del Rio Staff Attend Chamber/AFB Event

Dismas Charities Del Rio staff attended the annual Del Rio Chamber of Commerce and Laughlin Air Force Base Dinner and Awards Banquet designed to honor and recognize military and civilian federal workers who have contributed to the community and base operations. A moment of silence and a special tribute table to honor POW’s and MIA’s […]

Dismas Charities Dania Beach Residents Volunteer At Chester Byrd Park Rededication

As part of their observance of Black History Month, four residents from the Dania Beach facility volunteered their time in early February for the rededication of Chester Byrd Park by setting up for the event and directing traffic. Byrd was the first African American Mayor of Dania Beach. The family friendly rededication, was held to […]