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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Sarah Smith joins Rural Outreach Center as Director of Programs

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) in East Aurora, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting, empowering and elevating the impoverished rural population in southern Erie County and surrounding areas, has named Sarah H. Smith, PhD, director of programs. A native of rural Western New York, Dr. Smith approaches her work through the lens of an applied […]

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ROC Ripples — 3.5.19

Have you ever wondered what your commitment to the ROC supports? Well, wonder no longer!  Within a two-hour period one morning last week:  A dad, Ray, and son, Tom, came in because their wife/mom had left and stolen everything. She had taken all their money, birth certificates, photographs … everything.  Tom, a little preschooler, asked Sue at the front desk, “Can […]

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ROC seeks volunteers for Social Work Assistance Team

Have some free time? Help someone change their life and achieve their goals by joining the Rural Outreach Centers’s Social Work Assistance Team (SWAT)! An informational meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the ROC, 730 Olean Road, East Aurora. The Rural Outreach Center is a nonprofit organization offering […]

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