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A posthumous thank you to a wonderful foster parent

Gloria Jean Perry passed away last week. She was 79 and a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She was also one of Hamilton County’s most dedicated foster parents. She and her husband, Earl, fostered more than 80 kids over the 33 years they worked with our

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services February 11, 2021

Current METRO Service Detours & Delays

Detours and service changes are a normal part of any dynamic transit system. Metro uses the detours when construction, special events, traffic or inclement weather prevents us from following our regular route. To view current METRO Service Detours & Delays, visit h t t p s : / / metrocincinnati.blogspot.com

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Shared by Cincinnati Metro February 11, 2021

Need Help with your Duke Bills? Here’s How to Schedule an Appointment for HEAP & PIPP

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their energy bills. This one-time benefit is applied directly to the customer’s utility bill or bulk fuel bill. The Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) helps eligible Ohioans manage their energy bills year-

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 11, 2021

The Significance of Black History Month

This Month is Black History Month, which is officially recognized by the United States, Canada, the U.K., Ireland, and the Netherlands. Black History Month originated in the U.S., where it is also known as African-American History Month. The precursor to Black History Month was Black History Week which was first

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 10, 2021

Generate Donations to your Favorite Charity while Shopping Online

Did you know that you can generate donations while shopping for your valentine, at no extra cost? Simply start your shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/20-2366090 to confirm “United Resource Connection” as your charity of choice, and AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchase price to our organization.   You don’t have

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 10, 2021

New hotline to help victims of unemployment identity theft

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has established a new toll-free number for people to notify  the agency if they believe their personal information was compromised and used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim: (833) 658-0394. This number is staffed by 50 dedicated, cross-trained customer service representatives,

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services February 3, 2021

We’re looking for some great employees

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is a great place to work. A diverse employee base of more than 900 people. Work-from-home opportunities. Plenty of room to move up. Watch our social media and you’ll notice more emphasis on our open positions and the perks they offer. From PC technicians

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services January 26, 2021

Looking for a job? Check out this virtual career fair Wednesday

OhioMeansJobs Cincinnati-Hamilton County is offering a new way for job seekers to look for work – a virtual career fair. The “OH-Zone” hiring event will happen Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Brazen.com. Different than an online interview, this event will allow job seekers to visit

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services January 25, 2021

Hamilton County Public Health Urges Safety for MLK Celebrations

Hamilton County, OH – As we celebrate the accomplishments of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 18, Hamilton County Public Health reminds citizens to do so safely. “COVID-19 is still very much with us,” says Hamilton County Health Commissioner Greg Kesterman. “As we saw this week, Hamilton

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Shared by Hamilton County Public Health January 15, 2021

METRO On Regular Schedule For MLK Day, JAN. 18

CINCINNATI – Metro buses and Access paratransit service for people with disabilities will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 18th. The Metro Sales Office and administrative offices will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, while the Customer Care Center will remain

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 15, 2021

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