14 Sep YOC Foundation Hires Development Officer

The Youth Opportunity Center Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Laura Retter as Development Officer. Parks-Strack has many years of experience in the non-profit sector including work with The Salvation Army and Goodwill Industries. She most recently worked for three years as a Development...

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20 Jul YOC Hires Chief Financial Officer Kimberly S. Burkholder

Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, Ind. – July 19, 2017 The Youth Opportunity Center recently hired Kimberly S. Burkholder, CPA as CFO. Burkholder has 17 years of experience as a CPA for public accounting firms specializing in audits and financial statement preparation for nonprofit organizations and for-profit...

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27 Mar YOC CEO to serve as IARCA Board Vice President

Youth Opportunity Center CEO Rick Rowray has been elected to Vice President of the Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA) Board of Directors for 2017. IARCA is a nonprofit organization representing approximately 90 member agencies in Indiana that provide services for children and families....

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15 Feb Understanding Kinship Care Program Feb 22, 2017

The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) is one of several community partners sponsoring the program Understanding Kinship Care: Supporting Youth & Families at the upcoming Indiana Youth Institute (IYI) Cafe on February 22, 2017 in Muncie, Indiana. Kinship care describes children living with extended family and close...

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13 Jan YOC Receives Grant from Old National Bank to Keep Kids Healthy

Old National Bank’s Champions for a Safe Community awarded the YOC $9,000 to keep its residents healthy. The grant will help the YOC replace a broken 20-year-old industrial-grade kitchen boiler. Amy Freeman, ONB vice president corporate relations (middle), presented the check to (left to right) Jeff...

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