May 15, 2014
It is with great pride and joy that we welcome our new board members to FLOC. Travis Greenwood, President and CEO of Greentree Group, Dr. Ron Roddy, a Beavercreek dentist specializing in full dental services, Larry Jaffe, owner and operator of Jaffe Jewelers, Christy Lowe, our Community Outreach Coordinator for FLOC, and Kristie Miller, the Marketing Director at the Fairfield Commons have gathered their resources and are working with us to better serve the children we care for.
We met for the first time last month. Our meeting started with the presentation of our April’s Grant a Wish recipient, who was a young lady in need of a computer. Jae’Lynn is in kindergarten, and is the only student in her class without a computer. She was falling behind in math and science, and was in need of help. We had a computer specially designed for her academic needs and shared that with her. The family was in tears- it was their first computer. Jae’Lynn’s grandmother is now taking computer classes as well.
After the presentation, our new board went to work, assessing current needs and developing new strategies for upcoming programming. The resources this new board has to bear are simply wonderful- the collective input is truly exciting to witness, and our goals are many. We will be meeting quarterly to determine where our energies are best targeted. I am beyond thrilled to have these wonderful individuals working to better the lives of the 5,000+ children we serve.