Archives for August 2016

Dismas Charities Atlanta Staffer Attends Urban League

Atlanta Counselor Dwayne McGough (left) attended the 2016 Annual Meeting and Stakeholders Luncheon for the Urban League of Greater Atlanta. The League delivers practical, relevant and applicable solutions to provide individuals and families with the resources, skills and access they need to achieve economic independence. They also assist them with education, employment, housing and finance. […]

Dismas Charities Dania Beach Residents Recognized By Mayor

Dania Beach Mayor Marco Salvino (left) and Economic Development Manager Dan Murphy (right) visited the Dania Beach facility recently to surprise and recognize four residents with a $100 gift card for their exceptional volunteer work during April’s Arts and Seafood Festival. Following a facility tour, the Mayor committed to working with the program going forward. […]

Dismas Charities Hattiesburg Holds Second Off-Site Team Building Day Exercises

Away from the daily pressure of the office and in a park setting, the Dismas Charities Hattiesburg staff held its second annual Off-Site Team Building Day, designed to develop team work and enhance thinking and problem-solving skills. Staff were challenged on a variety of exercises, some of which were designed to see who would take […]

Dismas Charities Staff Show Support For Graduating Resident

To show their support, Savannah Employment Specialist Yusef Curry (left) and Director Katina Wheeler and Resident Monitor Renee Williams (second from left and left, respectively) attended the graduation of Resident Gloria Evans from the Harambee House which offers worker education and job training programs. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Montgomery Staff Learn Fire Fighting Techniques

During the facility’s monthly Staff Meeting, the Montgomery Fire Department was invited to speak on “Life Safety Fire Preventive Measures”. Staff gathered outside to learn and participate in the correct steps to using a fire extinguisher by applying the acronym PASS (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, and Sweep). Staff were also taught the different types of extinguishers: […]