Archives for February 2015

Dismas Charities Corporate Staff Know How To Celebrate Halloween

You’d have to go a long way to equal the Halloween spirit demonstrated recently by members of Dismas’ Corporate Staff in Louisville. They included a Chef (President/CEO Ray Weis), Dracula (Vice President of Business Development Steve Vice), Chubacca from Star Wars (IT Administrator Chris Scharfenberger), a Rooster (Executive Vice President Jan Kempf), a Taco (Senior […]

Dismas Charities St. Ann Residents Help Council Woman In Clean-Up

On October 25, three St. Ann clients participated in an Operation Brightside community cleanup effort. Councilwoman Marianne Butler transported, supervised and provided lunch for the men. From left are residents Steve Simmons and James Ealey, Volunteer Daniel Luckett, and resident Joseph Robinson.  

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Provides Native American Heritage Day

On October 25, the Albuquerque program held a Native American Heritage Day to celebrate the culture of the large population of Native American residents at the facility. Organized by Cook Mark Garson (above), who is part Navajo, the residents were treated to a special meal prepared by Garson as well as traditional and contemporary music […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Holds Friends & Family Day

On October 25, the Savannah program hosted their annual Friends & Family Day, an event designed to promote residents spending quality time with friends and family outside the normal visitation. Activities included ring toss, potato sack race and a ball throwing version of tic-tac-toe, prizes, face-painting music, a bounce house and refreshments from the grill […]

Director’s Day At Dismas Charities Dania Dania Beach Florida

The annual Director’s Day for the Southern District of Florida was hosted for the second year in a row by the Dania Beach facility. Representatives from every residential re-entry center in the Southern District of Florida attended.