Dr. Ted Edlich, III, President and CEO of Roanoke's Total Action Against Poverty (TAP) visited JCHS on May 27, 2011. TAP is a non-profit community action agency. For 44 years, TAP has been helping the residents of 11 cities and counties in southwestern Virginia to escape poverty and become self-sufficient. Their mission is to encourage economic vitality by strengthening and empowering individuals, families and communities and to mobilize the community’s good will and resources, expand access to existing opportunities and create new opportunities. Dr. Edlich has been President of TAP since 1975. To learn more about TAP, you can visit their wesbite at:http://www.tapintohope.org/.
Above, Dr. Edlich (left) visits the JCHS Library at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the JCHS campus with Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Allison-Jones (center) and College President Dr. Nathaniel L. Bishop.
Thank you for visiting with us, Dr. Edlich, and please come back again soon!