Brief Report of NYSCRC Business Meeting
Held on June 7th at ACUU
We are thrilled to report that 30 people came out to support and learn about the current efforts of the Coalition. Also in attendance were core team members from NYSOFA, MCOFA, Lifespan and University of Rochester.
A draft of the upcoming mini grant announcement was shared with attendees. The formal RFP will be announced in the very near future.
NYSCRC is forming an Advisory Committee. This committee will meet monthly via phone conference to help direct the activities of the coalition pertaining to growth strategies, mini grants administration and the annual conference.
Many thanks to those who have volunteered to participate:
Kim Salisbury - Chemung County
Madeline Gasdik - Allegany County
MaryAnn Spanos - Chautauqua County
Christine Cheronis - Chautauqua County
Caryn Mathews - Sullivan County
Kim Butwell - Ulster County
Sharon Murray Cohen - Jewish Family Services - Ulster County
Janine Kruiswijk - Autism Society, Greater Capital Region
William Lane of William Lane Associates
We are hoping for statewide representation on the committee
Please contact Doris Green if you are interested in joining us!
The Coalition recently hosted a gathering of Western New York Caregiver Resource Centers/ Caregiver Programs held at the Wyoming County Office of the Aging.
18 people attended representing 10 Counties! It was wonderful to hear about all the great things that are going on in support of caregivers. Another gathering is planned for September 30th at the Glen Iris Inn in Letchworth State Park. If you are in Western New York and would more details contact Doris Green