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April 2, 1999 | Regina Hong, (714) 966-5912
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer recently appointed Councilwoman Patricia Bortle to the Orange County Community Development Council. The private nonprofit group helps low-income families attain the skills and motivation to be self-sufficient. Bortle is the first Villa Park City Council member to serve on the group's board of directors, made up of public officials, the poor and members of private organizations.
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April 2, 1999 | Regina Hong, (714) 966-5912
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer recently appointed Councilwoman Patricia Bortle to the Orange County Community Development Council. The private nonprofit group helps low-income families attain the skills and motivation to be self-sufficient. Bortle is the first Villa Park City Council member to serve on the group's board of directors, made up of public officials, the poor and members of private organizations.
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June 4, 1994 | BILL BILLITER
A staff member with the Orange County Community Development Council has received an award from a statewide group that is working to end hunger. Annette Jewell, the council's summer lunch outreach coordinator, was honored with the "Hunger Fighter Award" by the California Hunger Action Coalition. The group praised Jewell for her "dedication, service and deep personal commitment to the effort to end hunger in California."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1994 | BILL BILLITER
A staff member with the Orange County Community Development Council has received an award from a statewide group that is working to end hunger. Annette Jewell, the council's summer lunch outreach coordinator, was honored with the "Hunger Fighter Award" by the California Hunger Action Coalition. The group praised Jewell for her "dedication, service and deep personal commitment to the effort to end hunger in California."
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April 21, 1985
Transportations Bids Sought:The Orange County Community Development Council is requesting bids from qualified organizations to provide transportation services for low-income residents and senior citizens. Bids may cover services to one or both of the targeted groups and are due at council offices by May 15. Bid packages can be obtained by contacting the director of planning, 1440 East 1st St., Suite 101, Santa Ana 92701.
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June 19, 1992 | DAVID A. AVILA
A free lunch program for youths 18 years old and under has begun at several sites, and there are plans for several more. More than 70,000 children throughout the county are expected to be served a meal during the weekday lunch hours this summer, surpassing last year's total of 52,000, said Annette Jewell, a coordinator of the free lunch program administered by the Orange County Community Development Council.
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November 1, 1993
Agencies and groups seeking funding for emergency food and shelter programs are invited to submit their requests at a Nov. 8 meeting at 10 a.m. in the Orange County Red Cross Blood Center, 600 N. Parkcenter Drive, Santa Ana. Members of the Emergency Food and Shelter Board will take testimony at the meeting to determine the county's needs and priorities when disbursing 1993-94 funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Last year, $1.
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April 9, 1990 | GEORGE FRANK
A mobile health van will soon be back on the road two mornings a week in the South County to provide family planning and pediatric care to the poor and homeless. The mobile health unit, a 30-foot recreational vehicle converted into a doctor's office, belongs to the Orange County Community Development Council, a private, nonprofit group that provides medical care, food and shelter to the county's needy. The council has been designated as the county's anti-poverty agency.
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November 25, 1989 | BOB SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there has been anything consistent about the Orange County Community Development Council since its formation 24 years ago, it is controversy: the anti-poverty agency has always been in the thick of it. Executive directors have come and gone like office temps, sometimes under cloudy circumstances. Financial audits have uncovered a host of accounting deficiencies.
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April 11, 1991 | CARLA RIVERA
Thousands of poverty-stricken women in Orange County will receive help feeding their families each month under a new food program announced by the Community Development Council. The program will provide more than 4.5 million pounds of food, or an estimated 60,000 food packages, to low-income mothers and their children, county officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 1993
Agencies and groups seeking funding for emergency food and shelter programs are invited to submit their requests at a Nov. 8 meeting at 10 a.m. in the Orange County Red Cross Blood Center, 600 N. Parkcenter Drive, Santa Ana. Members of the Emergency Food and Shelter Board will take testimony at the meeting to determine the county's needs and priorities when disbursing 1993-94 funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Last year, $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1992 | DAVID A. AVILA
A free lunch program for youths 18 years old and under has begun at several sites, and there are plans for several more. More than 70,000 children throughout the county are expected to be served a meal during the weekday lunch hours this summer, surpassing last year's total of 52,000, said Annette Jewell, a coordinator of the free lunch program administered by the Orange County Community Development Council.
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June 2, 1991 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sang Nguyen has been in the United States for only five months but already has had to face grim economic realities. Nguyen, 41, and his wife, Kim, 35, unemployed refugees from Vietnam, have been hard-pressed to pay monthly rent and utility bills at their Stanton apartment while also providing their two young children with the nutritional foods they will need to grow and prosper in a new land.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1991 | CARLA RIVERA
Thousands of poverty-stricken women in Orange County will receive help feeding their families each month under a new food program announced by the Community Development Council. The program will provide more than 4.5 million pounds of food, or an estimated 60,000 food packages, to low-income mothers and their children, county officials said.
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May 3, 1990 | FRANK MESSINA
Circling warily around the stranger in their midst, the elderly residents of a mobile home park didn't know quite what to make of the unfamiliar, red-and-white motorbus. "I walked out my front door and thought we were going to Las Vegas," said Tom Berling, 70, who lives in Prothero Mobile Estates.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1990 | GEORGE FRANK
A mobile health van will soon be back on the road two mornings a week in the South County to provide family planning and pediatric care to the poor and homeless. The mobile health unit, a 30-foot recreational vehicle converted into a doctor's office, belongs to the Orange County Community Development Council, a private, nonprofit group that provides medical care, food and shelter to the county's needy. The council has been designated as the county's anti-poverty agency.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1990 | FRANK MESSINA
Circling warily around the stranger in their midst, the elderly residents of a mobile home park didn't know quite what to make of the unfamiliar, red-and-white motorbus. "I walked out my front door and thought we were going to Las Vegas," said Tom Berling, 70, who lives in Prothero Mobile Estates.
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January 25, 1990 | CARLA RIVERA
The Community Development Council on Wednesday refused to approve a city plan under which the CDC would share its building with a charity forced by complaining neighbors to move. Agency directors instead voted 11 to 0, with one abstention, to let a committee study the city-initiated plan for Share Our Selves to occupy 4,200 square feet in the council's building at 1695 W. MacArthur Blvd.
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January 25, 1990 | CARLA RIVERA
The Community Development Council on Wednesday refused to approve a city plan under which the CDC would share its building with a charity forced by complaining neighbors to move. Agency directors instead voted 11 to 0, with one abstention, to let a committee study the city-initiated plan for Share Our Selves to occupy 4,200 square feet in the council's building at 1695 W. MacArthur Blvd.
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November 25, 1989 | BOB SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If there has been anything consistent about the Orange County Community Development Council since its formation 24 years ago, it is controversy: the anti-poverty agency has always been in the thick of it. Executive directors have come and gone like office temps, sometimes under cloudy circumstances. Financial audits have uncovered a host of accounting deficiencies.
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