Past MOSAIC Award Honoree Pens Letter to Senator McConnell

    Past MOSAIC Honoree, Dr. Cedric Francois, joined dozens of life sciences leaders taking a public stand against President Trump’s executive order to bar refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. Dr. Francois, the founder, president, and CEO Apellis Pharmaceuticals penned an open letter to McConnell on January 30, 2017, to urge McConnell’s opposition.  Dr. Francois is a U.S. green card …

Flowering Friday Updates

Another week whips by! Wednesday brought us into official springtime here in Kentuckiana, and things are starting to bud out despite the chilly temps. Winter cant hold us back at JFCS 🙂 -However, springtime also means that JFCS will be closed in observance of Passover, March 26 & 27, and April 1 & 2. Please plan accordingly. -The Family Mitzvah Passover …

Frankly: Friday Updates

Hopefully everyone had a great Valentine’s Day yesterday. We had some sweet treats here, so even at work the JFCS staff had a chocolate or two. Here’s what else we got up to: -The Job Seekers Resource Group has dates scheduled for a new cycle.  Beginning March 11, you can learn basic job search skills from an experienced career advisor. There …

Full Steam Ahead Friday Updates!

BLAM! It’s Friday again, and you know what that means: time to get you up-to-date on what’s going on at JFCS this week. –Our JFCS January enewsletter is out now, for even more news (meet our newest staff members, anyone?). Subscribe that stuff! –Lost in Translation is an upcoming couples communication class that looks like it’s going to be as …

2012's Final Friday Updates

The end of 2012 is at hand, but that’s not slowing us down one bit here at JFCS. Well, maybe a little, because we’re closed on January 1 for New Year’s Day (that’s next Tuesday). Otherwise, here’s how this week has shaped up: – Our JFCS Volunteer enewsletter for January is out now! Follow through the link to read about …

Frozen Friday Updates

It’s the very first day of winter, and it is SNOWING out! Just a tiny bit, but it absolutely still counts. Here’s what JFCS has been up to this week: -In addition to snow, our Career Counselor Andrea Brown made us all breakfast burritos this morning-hurrah for friendly coworkers 🙂 -The new camera is in the process of being mastered, …

Frost Friday Updates

This morning it was so cold here in Louisville that there was a huge layer of frost on the ground! Finally! It’s been awfully weird having warm weather this late in the year, and now it’s starting to really feel like winter is here. The agency is still toasty and warm though, with friendly faces all around…but that’s  pretty much …

(Finally!) Friday Roundup

WELCOME to the end of another big week! It’s been pretty exciting here at JFCS with lots of new developments happening. Here’s just a few: – The Navigate Enterprise Center welcomes new VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) staff, Stephanie Goodwin! We’ve also just learned today that next week we meet our new Senior Accountant & Loan Coordinator, Weeraphorn Kopp.  New faces …

Where Does Your Donation Go?

People in the community generously make donations to JFCS, and in some cases they designate funds for a specific program. When you choose one of these, your contribution is more definitively used. Find out where your donations go, if you so indicate: The Sonny and Janet Meyer Family Food Pantry Fund helps to provide food for our food pantry The Doris and …

Marketing Sets Some Dates

Our Marketing and Development department is now the proud maintainer of a huge wall calendar of the Agency’s upcoming events! All in dry erase and gold glitter star magnets, we’re more organized than ever 🙂 The great news is that it’s up – now we have to transfer all the dates to it! Tomorrow!