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Subaru Shares the Love

December 10, 2018

Once again, Subaru has chosen Brighton Center as their local charity to support during the "Share the Love" campaign. 

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Center for Employment Training – a Nationally Recognized Best Practice in Workforce Development

December 03, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, Brighton Center's Center for Employment Training (CET) celebrated the 27 member fall 2018 graduating class.  This graduation marks a milestone in welcoming the first graduates from the Health Technologies Administration (HTA) skill division. 

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BRIGHTON CENTER HONORED WITH THE KEMI SAFETY AWARD FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY

December 03, 2018

Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) recognized Brighton Center for its commitment to workplace safety by presenting the organization with the 2018 KEMI Destiny Award.

The Destiny Awards are presented annually by KEMI to policyholders that best exemplify KEMI's motto, "Control your own destiny." The awards symbolize what can be accomplished when organizations work together to improve workplace safety. Policyholders who earn the KEMI Destiny Award effectively demonstrate to KEMI their ability to manage a formal safety program, provide on-site training and regular safety meetings for employees, and display an ongoing commitment to safety from all levels throughout their organizations.

 “We are proud to honor these twenty organizations and highlight their commitment to workplace safety,” said Jon Stewart, President & CEO of KEMI. “Earning the KEMI Destiny Award requires a clear focus, teamwork, and a management philosophy that truly values the wellbeing of employees.”

This is the second consecutive year Brighton Center has received this honor.

“Brighton Center’s culture is surrounded by safety,” said June Miller, Chief Financial Officer for Brighton Center. “We are committed to ensuring that our operations ensure the health and safety of our employees, visitors, and customers. We train our employees that it is everyone’s responsibility to maintain an environment that promotes health and safety and we’ve seen tremendous decreases in claim numbers in recent years because of our proactive efforts.”

To learn more about the KEMI Destiny Award or to access free workplace safety resources, visit www.worksafeky.com.

Boone County Community Development Block Grant Supports Recovery Center

November 11, 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (October 24, 2018) – The Department for Local Government (DLG) has approved funding for a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help cover operational costs at the Brighton Recovery Center. The facility is a long-term recovery center for women dealing with substance abuse and addiction. 

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Brighton Center Hosting National 2Gen Peer Learning Site Visit

October 26, 2018

Brighton Center will showcase its innovative approach to advancing a two-generation strategy to create opportunities for whole families to reach self-sufficiency at a national peer-learning site visit from Wednesday October 24 through Friday October 26.

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Congratulations to Ellen Bates for being a Talent Pipeline Management Champion!

August 21, 2018

Congratulations to our very own Ellen Bates for being selected as a Talent Pipeline Management Champion!

Ellen has been with Brighton Center for 5 years and is the Talent Development Coordinator. Prior to coming to Brighton Center she completed two years of AmeriCorps, where she served as a client advocate, supporting individuals and families with emergency services, rent and utilities assistance. Ellen holds a Bachelors in Social Work from Xavier University.

To read more about the Talent Pipeline Management Champions, CLICK HERE.

Postal Carriers Food Drive Nets 4988 lbs of food

May 15, 2018

The recent Postal Carriers Food Drive resulted in Brighton Center's Food Pantry receiving 4,988 pounds of food.

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Brighton Center Becomes Red Bike Partner Agency

May 03, 2018

The Go Pass is a discounted $5 monthly membership to ensure everyone has access to Red Bike and Brighton Center is proud to be a partner agency in offering this program to those with limited budgets. 

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YLD Earns “Keeping The Faith Award”

April 27, 2018

On Saturday, April 21, our Youth Leadership Development (YLD) program was recognized by Saving Grace Community Church through their Keeping the Faith Award for their work positively impacting the lives of youth and young adults through advocacy, program development, and volunteerism. 

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