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SPOTLIGHT: National Community Action Month 2019
GLEAMNS HRC Celebrates Community Action Day

Did you know that May is National Community Action Month? May 2019 kicked off the 55th year since the Community Action Network was established to help individuals and families in America's "War on Poverty." As a way to promote awareness of Community Action, GLEAMNS HRC, Inc. held its annual Community Action Day on May 17, 2019. Hosted by the GLEAMNS Community Services Department, the event took place at the Brewer Recreation Center in Greenwood, and over 150 people were in attendance, taking part in door prizes, games, and vendor exhibits.

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Greenwood Mayor Signs Proclamation for Community Action Month

In recognition of the hard work and dedication of GLEAMNS and all Community Action Agencies across the county, Mayor Brandon Smith of Greenwood designated May 2019 as "Community Action Month." GLEAMNS is thankful to have the support of the Mayor's office in bringing awareness to Community Action.

Read Mayor's Proclamation
Meet the Vendors

Community Action is most successful when community partners are involved. Various vendors participated in Community Action Day this year, whether serving as an exhibitor or by providing door prizes and advertisement of the event. (Click here for more.)

Moments from the Event

Various moments were captured from this year's Community Action Day. From the reading of our  Proclamation to a nod for "Red Nose Day," these are a few of the highlights from the event. (Click here for more.)

The History of the Community Action Movement

During the month of May, Community Action Agencies across the country celebrate the impact of Community Action. Sargent Shriver served as a pioneer in the Community Action Movement, being a catalyst against America's "War On Poverty." Thanks to Shriver's legacy, millions across the country continue to be impacted by the work of Community Action. (For more, click on the video link here.)

There's more...

There's more to GLEAMNS than you may know, so learn more about the entire agency below!

Learn more about GLEAMNS
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The mission of GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc. is to deliver quality services, assistance, and opportunity to eligible customers with emphasis placed on education, employment, and developing self-sufficiency.


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GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc.

Community Services Department
301 N. Hospital Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: 864-229-8862
Fax: 864-227-1729

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