Update 11-26-13: Applications will be accepted until all competitor spots are filled
Aurora's Midwest Gingerbread House Competition is an innovative fundraiser that showcases the talents of professional, amateur and youth chefs who construct gingerbread wonderlands on-site at The Centre in Evansville.
For every member / supporter who completes a Home Energy Assessment, Aurora will receive $25 from Energizing Indiana. More...
This week's post is written by Patty Pyle, Housing Specialist
I Love My Job
Before coming to Aurora I had been a stay at home mom for 15 years. I had cleaned houses most of that time to supplement my husband's income. My kids were big enough that I thought it was time to get a regular part time job. I had done several different jobs prior to having children and wasn't sure what direction I should go. I had known Luzada for nine years and knew she worked for Aurora. I thought I would ask her if she had any part time positions available. She said that they were just starting a new program that was a part time position. Within the week I went in and interviewed for the job. Up to this point I didn't really know what the job was about. I was amazed when I went in for the interview. ...
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Toyota Cars for Good
Aurora was honored to be one of the 250 national finalists in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good Competition. Aurora held second place for most of the day, but lost near the end. The support and encouragement from the community was much appreciated! The efforts were not without value--Aurora will receive a $1,000 donation from Toyota. More importantly, many people in the community now know about Aurora who did not before. Aurora continues to be in need of a gently used van for the Vision 1505 facility. If you have any ideas or thoughts on how to obtain a vehicle to help our mission, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!