Hope Center announces 2018-19 board officers

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Hope Center today announced its board officers for the 2018-19 year. They are:

  • Chair: Cathy Jacobs
  • Vice Chair: Bill Rouse
  • Vice Chair: Linda Ball
  • Secretary: George Wallace
  • Treasurer: John McCarty

“These community leaders bring invaluable expertise, passion and dedication to the Hope Center and our clients,” said Cecil Dunn, Hope Center executive director. “We couldn’t provide nonstop assistance to the homeless and those with addiction and mental health issues if not for board members who are so generous in sharing their time and talents to benefit the entire community.”

Hope Center provides emergency shelter, food, and clothing 365 days a year to help the homeless and those with addiction and mental health issues, get off the street and stay off the street. To meet those needs, the Hope Center has programs that deal with recovery from addiction (for men and women), mental health issues, employment assistance, transitional housing, social services, a free health clinic, permanent housing and the Hope Mobile (mobile outreach). The Hope Center provides more than 38,000 meals, 24,000 nights of lodging, 800 healthcare services, and 4,000 articles of clothing each month. See www.hopectr.org for more information.