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Jul 30 2013

July Employee of the Month: Pekoula Cox!

By | July 30th, 2013|Voices|2 Comments

It was my pleasure, on the first day of working at Gateway Center exactly one year ago today, to interview Ms. Cox, who would become our receptionist.  There is no one working at Gateway Center that does not respect and revere her fantastic professionalism and kind demeanor   We are lucky to have her and proud that [...]

Jul 25 2013

Learning and Laughter

By | July 25th, 2013|Voices|0 Comments

Today's blog post is by Ashley Latham, the Administrative Coordinator at Gateway Center. Ashley has been working with us since February and is completely over-qualified.  Three days into the beginning of this year, my friend, Molly Heacock (Community Relations Director), reached out to me about a job with the Gateway Center (GWC). I was ecstatic [...]

Jul 23 2013

Sheep and Such

By | July 23rd, 2013|Voices|1 Comment

Today's guest post comes to us from Bec Cranford-Smith, our esteemed Volunteer Coordinator.  Bec is also a pastor in her community, and her post today comes from her perspective. These thoughts represent Bec Cranford only and not those of Gateway Center as a whole.  If you have an interest in volunteering, then please get in touch! [...]

Jul 22 2013

Why Poverty?

By | July 22nd, 2013|Issues|0 Comments

http://youtu.be/otSimrb5rcs By: Jason Tatum The clip you just watched was part of a multi-episode series made by the BBC.  In looking at a history of poverty there are several questions that we must wrestle with.  Is poverty actually an inevitable outcome of society?  Do the presence of free markets insist on the creation of unequal [...]

Jul 19 2013

Partner Spotlight: Regional Commission on Homelessness

By | July 19th, 2013|Partners|0 Comments

By: Jason Tatum The connection between Gateway Center and the Regional Commission on Homelessness is deeper than anyone could imagine. Thanks to the Commission's support and leadership, Gateway Center has been able to become what it is today.  As Gateway has modeled each floor of our facility with themes such as health, income, basic needs, [...]