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Career Connections: A Summer Work Experience

By Mark Satterwhite This summer, the agency’s Life & Work Connections program is piloting Career Connections, a summer work experience program for high school students between their…

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BCFR Holiday Card Design Contest

Do you like to draw, paint, collage or take photographs? BCFR is having a holiday card design contest! We are looking for a person served by the…

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Helpful Apps for Improving Wellness

Boone County Family Resources’ Wellness Committee compiled a list of smart phone applications that promote health and wellness. Since smart phones have become such a big part…

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People First Hosts 2nd Annual Walk & Roll-A-Thon

By Mark Satterwhite On October 14th at Stephens Lake Park, 35 people joined in the 2nd Annual Walk & Roll-a-Thon. The event is hosted by People First…

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Boone Point Apartments Open to Residents

By Laura Cravens A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held on October 30 to commemorate the completion of Boone Point Central, the second of two…

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Employee Spotlight: Mark Satterwhite

By Laurie Ritter and Natasha Sigoloff Meet Mark Satterwhite, Director of Boone County Family Resources Life & Work Connections (LWC) program. Mark has been with BCFR for…

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Meet Laurie Paris, Case Manager

By Laurie Ritter and Natasha Sigoloff In May 2017 Laurie Paris, from Randolph County Developmental Disability Services (RCDDS), was hired as the case manager for the individuals…

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Keeping Up with Good Nutrition

Good nutrition is vital to good health. Here are some low cost/no cost resources for all ages and income levels available right here in Boone County. Boone…

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Affordable Housing Project Making Great Progress

Individuals and families interested in living in an apartment in either Boone Point South or Boone Point Central took a big step at the end of June…