Featured Volunteer of the month Douglas Lavery

Featured Volunteer of the month Douglas Lavery

“Love all. Serve all. Help ever. Hurt never.” Sri Sathya Sai Baba Born in Newark, New Jersey, our featured volunteer of the month, Mr. Douglas Lavery, spent most of his childhood near Pittsburg, PA. When I asked if he recalled ever going through any type of adverse...
Overnight Situation & Rumors

Overnight Situation & Rumors

Dear friends of OCP,    I’m sure that most of you have seen OCP in the DNR, Hburg Citizen, and WHSV over the last few weeks. So what happened around homelessness in our area?  How was it impacting our community? And what’s the most current situation at...
Solar Power!!!

Solar Power!!!

                   Solar investment paying off. As our 49 solar panels start to soak in the summer sun, we are seeing a huge drop in energy costs. Our May bill in 2018 was $345 while our...
Why Advocacy?

Why Advocacy?

If you drove by OCP in the last month you may have noticed a porta-potty tucked between two trees on our property at the corner of Johnson and Main. For the last year some of our community members have been showing up to meetings with some activists who meet on Court...
What is REALLY happening at OCP?

What is REALLY happening at OCP?

above: Mayor Deanna Reed with community member George Barksdale and OCP director Sam Nickels  What is REALLY Happening At OCP? from Sam Nickels, Executive Director  Dear Friends of OCP, So much to share this month. First, our drive to raise funds through the Great...