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Bernice Edwards Addresses Rotary Club

DOVER, DE: Bernice M. Edwards, Executive Director of the First State Community Action Agency recently addressed the Dover Colonial Rotary Club. The object of her organization is for “People Helping People Build Community” as their slogan indicates. Ms. Edwards made it quite clear that this is a “hands up and not a handout group,” a point that she emphasized several times during her presentation. The Executive Director proceeded to educate those present about the diverse programs it conducts primarily in Kent and Sussex Counties. This organization, founded in 1965, is one of the First State’s leading anti-poverty human service organizations,…