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Our offices will be closed Monday, January 18. ... See MoreSee Less

Our offices will be closed Monday, January 18.

Winter heating assistance is now available! ... See MoreSee Less

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I have already sent my papers in was woundering when it would go to energy account

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Are you having trouble paying rent due to COVID-19? Don’t get evicted. Get help. Arkansas Fresh Start (www.arfreshstart.com). Please note, when you apply on-line you will be asked your preference of contact. Email is required and correspondence from this agency will be via email and telephone. ... See MoreSee Less

Are you having trouble paying rent due to COVID-19? Don’t get evicted. Get help. Arkansas Fresh Start (www.arfreshstart.com). Please note, when you apply on-line you will be asked your preference of contact. Email is required and correspondence from this agency will be via email and telephone.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Do u have to have an eviction notice bc the fresh start web sight says ha being teu let need helo

Will they help with mortgage payment

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After 54 years of service, Shirley Richesin is retiring from her post as Chief Financial Officer of Ozark Opportunities, Inc. Ms. Richesin began her career at OOI in August of 1966. She was hired as the agency's first Fiscal Officer by the agency's first Executive Director, Don Young. Community Action Programs were a new concept, a product of the War on Poverty and the learning curve was steep. Shirley quickly became an expert in her field, and served as mentor and trainer for fellow fiscal officers throughout the state. Shirley has devoted her professional career to providing impeccable leadership in all things fiscal at OOI. She always set a high bar of fiscal accountability and her example was one to be followed by other non-profits in the area. Her tenure continued under the direction of Roger Ratchford, the second Executive Director of OOI and draws to a close under the leadership of OOI's third and current CEO, Richard Atkinson. The Board and Staff recognize that her departure marks an end of an era. We are truly sorry to see her go and wish her the very best for a long and fulfilling retirement. ... See MoreSee Less

After 54 years of service, Shirley Richesin is retiring from her post as Chief Financial Officer of Ozark Opportunities, Inc.  Ms. Richesin began her career at OOI in August of 1966. She was hired as the agencys first Fiscal Officer by the agencys first Executive Director, Don Young. Community Action Programs were a new concept, a product of the War on Poverty and the learning curve was steep. Shirley quickly became an expert in her field, and served as mentor and trainer for fellow fiscal officers throughout the state. Shirley has devoted her professional career to providing impeccable leadership in all things fiscal at OOI. She always set a high bar of fiscal accountability and her example was one to be followed by other non-profits in the area. Her tenure continued under the direction of Roger Ratchford, the second Executive Director of OOI and draws to a close under the leadership of OOIs third and current CEO, Richard Atkinson. The Board and Staff recognize that her departure marks an end of an era. We are truly sorry to see her go and wish her the very best for a long and fulfilling retirement.

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Great Lady, I learned so much while working with her, will always be grateful for her heartfelt leadership and her willingness to share.

Congratulations Shirley!! So happy for you! 👏

Happy Retirement! Enjoy every minute.

Congratulations, Shirley!!

Happy Retirement Ms Shirley. I have enjoyed working with you. Will miss you. Praying for the best in retirement land!

Congratulations Shirley!! Enjoy your retirement.

Happy retirement Shirley

Enjoy being retired

Congratulations Shirley! Enjoy your retirement!!!!

Enjoy retirement you were the best

I wish the best for Shirley in her retirement. She will definitely be missed.

I sure will miss you. Enjoy your retirement like Jane Henley said you are the best.

We will miss you Shirley. Enjoy your retirement.

You may send a message to Shirley at SRichesinRetirement@ozarkopp.org

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