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Remembering Patsy Ashe

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March
8

Patsy Ashe (r) with Brenda Wass Patsy Ashe, the Presbyterian Community Center’s longtime and much-loved case worker for the Emergency Services program, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 after a valiant struggle with lung cancer. Beginning her years with …

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Pathways Graduates Three in 2012

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March
8

Danielle and Cheyenne Drewery with PCC High School Coordinator Susan Frank and Family Service counselors. Blake Hartwell These hopeful young people are Danielle and Cheyenne Drewery, who graduated from Hidden Valley High School and Blake Hartwell, who graduated from Patrick …

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A Struggle to Maintain Family

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March
8

Thomas is a single father with 3 children aged 10 and under. He has multiple sclerosis and is waiting for his disability application to be approved. He is trying very hard to hold his family together and battle his illness. …

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Christmas is Just Around the Corner

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March
8

Volunteers from Huntington Court United Methodist Church in Roanoke spent the day at PCC wrapping donated Christmas gifts for children of Emergency Services clients. Ed Lunsford of Colonial Presbyterian Church, pictured above, moved the mountain of gifts to a “secret” …

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Back on Track

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March
8

Jerold is 48 years old and recently completed a three-year jail sentence. He came to the PCC seeking help with a rent payment. He was trying very diligently to find work and get started on the right track. We were …

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A Long Walk for Food

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March
8

For clients in Vinton without transportation, the PCC is quite a long walk. A 35-year-old single mom recently broke her ankle in several places. She had been out of the hospital less than a week, but was in great need …

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Welcome Joyce Barker

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March
8

The Presbyterian Community Center happily welcomes Joyce Barker, a long-time PCC volunteer and member of Northminster Presbyterian Church, as our newest employee. Joyce works with Brenda Wass in PCC Emergency Services as a caseworker. She interviews clients, determines needs and …

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Dragon Boat Race to Raise Funds for PCC

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March
8

Have you noticed an increasing presence of dragons around Roanoke? The Presbyterian Community Center is holding the first annual Smith Mountain Lake Dragon Boat Race and Festival on Saturday, September 15. The proceeds of this fun fundraising event will support …

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Agape Youth Choir Visits Center

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March
8

Volunteer super chef Angie Pittendrigh prepares lunch for Agape Youth Choir.         In late June, sixteen youth and seven adults from the Agape Youth Choir of Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC. spent the day …

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