Jack Burch

Local/Regional News
11:38 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Community Action Council Launches Award Named For Former Leader

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Community Action Council in Lexington is seeking nominations for a new award created in honor of a former executive director.

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5:39 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Lexington Mourns Longtime Anti-Poverty Advocate Jack Burch

Former Community Action Council director Jack Burch
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Lexington is remembering perhaps its most well-known champion for the poor.

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12:54 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

State Child Care Assistance Dealt Major Cuts

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - A round of recently-announced state cuts to child care assistance is expected to affect thousands of low-income families in Kentucky.

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2:52 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Energy Assistance Program Running Out Of Funds As Weather Turns Colder

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.

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3:51 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Energy Assistance Program Grappling With Cuts

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.

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1:36 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Community Action Council's Executive Director Announces Retirement

Jack Burch

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Executive Director of Community Action Council will be stepping down at the end of June.

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