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United Church Homes and Services Names New President and CEO »

September 26, 2012

United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) of Newton, N.C., has announced that Lee B. Syria, senior vice president of operations, has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer for United Church Homes and Services.  Her new responsibilities began Oct. 1, 2012.

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CHHSM Launches Legacy Fund »

August 31, 2012

As CHHSM celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, the organization is taking steps to ensure it continues to develop dynamic leadership for the future. On Sept. 1, CHHSM launched a five-year campaign to support the Legacy Fund, an initiative designed to expand CHHSM’s leadership formation mission. The goal is to raise $300,000.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Hugh Meyers »

August 31, 2012

In his role as CEO of Orion Family Services in Madison, Wis., Hugh Meyers heads an organization that is dedicated to serving troubled children and families. Orion operates three group homes in addition to offering a wide range of community outreach programs, such as in-home family therapy, foster care and outpatient counseling.

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Back Bay Mission Welcomes New Staff »

August 3, 2012

After engaging in a comprehensive assessment of its current fundraising and development operations in 2011, CHHSM ministry Back Bay Mission, which serves the Mississippi Gulf Coast, introduced a new staffing model for its institutional advancement work. The organization recently announced two new additions to its staff.

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Orion Expands Social Enterprise Initiative »

July 31, 2012

The brightly colored little picnic tables, some handpainted with polka dots and cartoon characters, may look like children’s furniture. But they’re also the tangible fruits of a social-enterprise effort developed by Orion Family Services, with the help of CHHSM’s consulting services. Based in Madison, Wis., Orion serves abused and neglected children and their families throughout the state.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview with Kay Price »

July 31, 2012

Catherine (Kay) Price served as executive director of CHHSM ministry United Church of Christ Homes in Pennsylvania from 1989 to 2003. She chaired the board of AAHSA, now Leading Age, from 1990 to 1992 and in that role helped launch the International Association of Homes and Services for Aging (IAHSA), whose board she chaired from 1994 to 1997. She led the CHHSM Board of Directors from March 1998 to March 2000.