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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Food and Shelter works to end hunger and homelessness

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Paul Jonas knows life on the streets. Now, this 61-year-old veteran also knows what it means to have a home, people who care and a chance to give back to those who helped him get on his feet.

“I spent 14 years on the streets. It’s a vicious situation to fi...

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ARPA Program News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

American Legion Post 88 has legacy of helping veterans

Helping a veteran

Cleveland County has been working with American Legion Post 88, as well as other veterans organizations, to provide assistance to veterans and their families in applying for veterans benefits. Now, Cleveland County is investing $330,000 in American Rescue...

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ARPA Program News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

Virtue Center: Wrapping people in support services

Virtue Center’s Executive Director and CEO Teresa Collado

Meeting people where they are in the journey toward recovery from substance abuse disorder and mental health challenges is what The Virtue Center does best. People often walk through The Virtue Center’s doors telling counselors they’ve made a mess of thei...

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ARPA Program News
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Cleveland County Partners with Food and Shelter to Provide Support Services

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NORMAN, OKLA (December 8, 2022) - On Thursday, Cleveland County announced its partnership with Food and Shelter, a non-profit organization that provides food and housing support.

“After hosting numerous stakeholder meetings and surveys, we were a...

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ARPA Program News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Video: Cleveland County presents American Legion Post 88 with $330,000

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Cleveland County presented American Legion Post 88, a nonprofit that assists veterans & their families applying for services and through its food pantry and other activities, with a $330,000 check in a American Rescue Plan grant funding investment.

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Cleveland County celebrates Veterans Day with $330,000 investment in American Legion Post 88

Commissioners present check to American Legion

NORMAN, OKLA. (November 10, 2022) - On the eve of Veterans Day, Cleveland County Commissioners presented American Legion Post 88 in Norman with a check for $330,000 of American Rescue Plan funding to support building upgrades needed to continue and expand...

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ARPA Program News
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Video: County invests ARPA funds in The Virtue Center

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Cleveland County is proud to partner with The Virtue Center as we work together to eradicate the devastating effects of addiction in our county by investing American Rescue Plan monies to support ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Cleveland County Partners with The Virtue Center to Expand Clinical and Behavioral Health Services

Commissioners present $500,000 check to Virtue Center CEO Teresa Collado

On Tuesday, Cleveland County announced its partnership with The Virtue Center. In an effort to eradicate the devastating effects of addiction in our community, the county is investing American Rescue Plan monies that will support building operations and p...

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