Jack Burch http://wuky.org en Community Action Council Launches Award Named For Former Leader http://wuky.org/post/community-action-council-launches-award-named-former-leader <p>Community Action Council in Lexington is seeking nominations for a new award created in honor of a former executive director.</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:38:18 +0000 Josh James 51319 at http://wuky.org Community Action Council Launches Award Named For Former Leader Lexington Mourns Longtime Anti-Poverty Advocate Jack Burch http://wuky.org/post/lexington-mourns-longtime-anti-poverty-advocate-jack-burch <p>Lexington is remembering perhaps its most well-known champion for the poor. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:39:20 +0000 Josh James 47289 at http://wuky.org Lexington Mourns Longtime Anti-Poverty Advocate Jack Burch State Child Care Assistance Dealt Major Cuts http://wuky.org/post/state-child-care-assistance-dealt-major-cuts <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - A round of recently-announced state cuts to child care assistance is expected to affect thousands of low-income families in Kentucky. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:54:49 +0000 Josh James 26618 at http://wuky.org State Child Care Assistance Dealt Major Cuts Energy Assistance Program Running Out Of Funds As Weather Turns Colder http://wuky.org/post/energy-assistance-program-running-out-funds-weather-turns-colder <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - With temperatures reaching new lows this winter, organizers with Community Action Council say a program designed to provide utility assistance to low income residents in Lexington is expected to run out of funds by mid February. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 19:52:43 +0000 Josh James 26259 at http://wuky.org Energy Assistance Program Running Out Of Funds As Weather Turns Colder Energy Assistance Program Grappling With Cuts http://wuky.org/post/energy-assistance-program-grappling-cuts <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Community Action Council’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, is facing a sizeable budget shortfall in 2013 and the group is unsure how it can make up for the lost funding. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:51:23 +0000 Josh James 25693 at http://wuky.org Energy Assistance Program Grappling With Cuts Community Action Council's Executive Director Announces Retirement http://wuky.org/post/community-action-councils-executive-director-announces-retirement <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Executive Director of Community Action Council will be stepping down at the end of June. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:36:49 +0000 Sarah Pickerel 24053 at http://wuky.org Community Action Council's Executive Director Announces Retirement