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Rural Outreach Center seeks Code Blue site worker, driver

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC), a nonprofit organization offering a wide variety of social services for those living in Western New York’s rural communities, is currently looking to fill two part-time positions — a site worker and driver — for its Code Blue program. As a Code Blue site for southern Erie County, the ROC’s […]

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ROC Ripples — 9.30.19

Please join us for our ROCtober event!

Please Join Us at ROCtober!Have some fun and support the important work of the ROC! And while you are at it … don’t forget to buy raffle tickets for two FABULOUS electric bikes! Buy ROCtober and Raffle Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roctober-tickets-72389313385?aff=ebdssbeac&utm_source=ROC+master+list&utm_campaign=8416210e37-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_30_02_39&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_07deecb82b-8416210e37-175522669

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Rural Outreach Center to offer Living with Diabetes sessions

The public is invited to come and join other individuals who want to learn more about diabetes.

Those who live with diabetes know it is a challenging condition that must be monitored closely. This includes bloodwork, medications, making daily choices about foods that are eaten, exercise routine, fluid intake and planning ahead to maintain good health. The public is invited to come and join other individuals who want to learn more about […]

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Rural Outreach Center seeks donations for holiday program

Each holiday season, the Rural Outreach Center (ROC) in East Aurora collaborates with generous community partners to provide Christmas presents and gift certificates to families engaged with ROC services.   For many families, the holidays can be an extra financial burden rather than a time to celebrate.  The ROC’s Christmas program is a great way […]

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Job Posting: EDC Rural Outreach Center – Development Coordinator

Economic Development Corps (EDC) AmeriCorps are placed in nonprofit and educational institutions across the Buffalo-Niagara Region and provide financial literacy and tutoring services to their host site and clients. Participation in the EDC program provides members the opportunity to develop valuable skills and experiences and positions them for success in future employment and community service. […]

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Rural Outreach Center plans back-to-school event

Each year, the Rural Outreach Center (ROC) in East Aurora provides school supplies to local students through its Back Pack Program. This year’s invitation-only event, for active ROC families, will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the Boys and Girls Club of East Aurora, 24 Paine St. Students invited to […]

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ROC Ripples — 7.9.19

Every July 4th while you are sitting in your sister’s or brother’s backyard, on your lawn chairs, eating your first hot dog of the season, and later oohing and ahhhing over the colorful bursts of stars in the sky, we often forget what we are really celebrating.   Independence.   Everyone wants it. It’s what your support of the ROC is […]

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ROC to receive technical assistance

Good news! We have been selected to receive technical assistance to help expand economic opportunities in our rural areas. We are among two other New York State organizations that were awarded these grants. As part of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, we have been assigned to Community Roots (www.community-roots.com), a Vermont-based consulting organization. Led by […]

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