ESOA Team at Trek the Trails 5k supporting Pulmonary Fibrosis on April 19, 2014
On Feb 28, 2014, ESOA members Ed Nalley, Tom Dixon, and Bill Stynetski participated in a full day FCCLA student project judging event at the IrvingConvention Center. This was a great opportunity for ESOA to interact withlocal high school students, by providing coaching on interviewing skills and basic project management.
What is FCCLA? Click here to visit their site
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. In the past this organization was known as Future Homemakers of America and Future Farmers of America. Years ago the two organizations combined and FCCLA is the result. See web site above for more info on FCCLA.
To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for lifethrough: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
This picture is from 2013--Steve Wydman (ESOA), Lon Ricker (from Soup Mobile), Tom Dixon (ESOA), David Timothy (Soup Mobile leader), Lynne Von Villas(ESOA) , and Joe Preston ESOA), Missing is Greg Dixon (ESOA)- someone had to take the picture!!
ESOA has a 5 year tradition of working with the Soup Mobile http://www.soupmobile.org/ in helping to feed the homeless in Dallas.Once each year we volunteer to prepare the food at the Soup Mobile commissary, load the truck, and man the serving line to help feed thehomeless.