Monthly Archives: June 2015

Gracious Acts of Service Span Three Generations


Gracious Acts of Service Span Three Generations


(Courtesy of OPEN M- Opportunity for People Everywhere In Need Ministry)
Captain Sylvia Trundle was seeking ways for the police department to partner with OPEN M after having worked as a patrol officer in the Summit Lake neighborhood. She began using OPEN M as a resource in her job, but that became just the beginning of her involvement and support. She began supporting OPEN M with her time and resources, and she invited two very special ladies in her life to join her – her mother, Kay Hine, and her grandmother, Sylvia Phillips.

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Akron Digital Academy has a New Campus

By Dorothy Markulis


When Akron Digital Academy Superintendent and Executive Director Dr. David Bowlin accepted his position in July 2013 he made it very clear what he wanted for his students.

“We need our own building,” he told the board. “Our students need a place to call their own.”

And now that vision is becoming a reality.
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Info Line Inc. Offers Hotline for the Homeless (Part 2)


Info Line Inc. Offers Hotline for the Homeless (Part 2)

Story by Katie Cassaro


Imagine this. You are struggling financially and then lose your job. You have children to feed and bills to pay, but no income. You are now facing the possibility of homelessness.

You are one of the nearly 900 homeless individuals living in Summit County.

So where do you go? And what do you do?

The Continuum of Care (CoC), a branch of Info Line, Inc. works around the clock to help people in this critical situation.

And they continue to grow, improve and add services to better serve the homeless. Their most recent launch being the Homeless Hotline.   Continue reading

Info Line Inc. Offers Hotline for the Homeless (Part 1)

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for the Homeless  (Part 1)


Story by: Katie Cassaro


Can you imagine being homeless? Would you even know what to do or where to turn?

Many probably wouldn’t know where to start, or how to find food, shelter, etc.

Thankfully Info Line Inc., located in the heart of Akron, has this covered.

Info Line Inc., incorporated as a private nonprofit corporation by the State of Ohio in 1975, has come to the rescue with their phenomenally categorized system and database to help sort things out for the homeless. Their one-of-a-kind system creates stability for those focusing on just surviving.
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