Community Collaboration for Children (CCC)

Article By:  Ronda Bertrand, CCC Director/Regional Coordinator, Trail of Hope Network

Newsletter   |   Sep 13, 2023

Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) would like to welcome our three new employees. Jazmine Head is our New Parent Engagement Meeting Facilitator/In-Home Worker and she is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Jazmine completed her bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. She has been working with children for about six years. Jazmine’s passion is to help families and watch them grow. Shannon Bishop is our CCC In-Home Worker. She is from Illinois and recently moved to Kentucky to get married. Shannon completed her bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences with a minor in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University. Shannon has worked with children and families for many years.  Kasey Neagle is our CCC In-Home Worker and she is originally from Shepherdsville, and resides in Bardstown with her husband and two children. Kasey graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with an associate degree in science and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s in Psychology. Everyone is excited to work together as a team to help families.

The Parent Engagement Meeting program is excited to partner with Washington County Elementary schools this year. Marion County Elementary schools have been a part of this program previously, and now CCC is working on expanding into other counties.

The Trail of Hope Regional Network’s Build-A-Bed program has been extremely busy already making sure 30 children have a bed since the first of July. CCC is working on sponsorships to purchase bed frames, mattresses, bedding, and pillows. Trail of Hope Regional Network will meet in person at the Hardin County Extension Office in Elizabethtown at 10:00 AM on September 13th for our first meeting of the year. If you are interested in being a network member, please reach out to Ronda Bertrand, CCC Director/Regional Coordinator, Trail of Hope Network at 270-692-7553. On November 8th, the CCC Trail of Hope Regional Meeting will meet at Hardin County Extension Office in Elizabethtown at 10:00 AM.

Wow!! Cakes 4 Kids volunteers have been busy the past several months. CCC has delivered 6 cakes to our families.

On October 1st, CCC will be placing the Toys for Tots boxes in Nelson County.