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Florence County Legislative Day
Our Executive Director participated in Florence County Legislative Day at South Carolina state capitol with Leadership Florence class 2019-2020. Mrs. Elmore is pictured with the Lt. Governor at the state capitol.
Congratulations to Executive Director Mrs. Clamentine V. Elmore - EDEP Graduation
PHADA and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, are pleased to announce the 2020 graduating class of the Executive Director Education Program (EDEP). The graduates were celebrated at a luncheon on Tuesday, January 7 at PHADA’s 2020 Commissioners’ Conference in Phoenix, AZ. PHADA and Rutgers congratulate the graduates on this extraordinary achievement and wish them continued success in their careers as housing professionals.
2019 Francis Marion University Nursing Health Screening
Generator Added at Creekside Village
December 4, 2019 was a very special day for the residents of Creekside Village. The installment of this 150 KW Generac Generator means that the residents in the 100 apartments will still have electricity even when Duke Power is out at Creekside Village. The installment is being completed by Welch’s Quality Builders and Roofing.
Great American Smokeout (GASO)
The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout is an annual event that encourages and offers support to smokers who want to quit smoking. The event took place on November 21, 2019 at Parkview Plaza.
2019 Back to School - Party at Pine Acres
Chief Danny Brown and other associations of the Pamplico, SC community partnership with Housing Authority of Florence to have a Back to School party for the residents at Pine Acres. The children enjoyed the giant inflatable water slide at the Back to School party. Some of the parents stated that they just enjoyed watching the children come down the water slide. A “Big Thanks” to all the supporters who help to put this event together.
2019 High School Graduation Celebration
On Thursday, June 13th the Housing Authority of Florence along with family and friends celebrated the Class of 2019.
3rd Annual HAF Family Picnic
We celebrated our annual company picnic on June 15 at Brooks McCall Park. We had lots of food and music by DJ Pank. We danced and learned new line dances. This is a time for us to meet new family members. We played BINGO and several winners received great prizes. All children in attendance received a gift card.
Active Shooter Training
Housing Authority of Florence held their Annual Training on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The training sessions included Fair Housing presented by Mrs. Pat Green, Fair Housing Director with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Active Assailant (Shooter) presented by Lt. Robert Drulis and Lt. Cody Jordan, City of Florence Police Department and Ethics presented by Attorney Mark W. Buyck III with Wilcox, Buyck & Williams.
Baby Shower for New/Expectant Moms
Nurse-Family Partnership and WellCare Health Plans Inc. partnered with the Housing Authority of Florence to host a baby shower for new and expectant moms. It was held at the Housing Authority of Florence community room at Church Hill on Thursday, May 9th from 6-8 pm.
Fair Housing Training
Housing Authority of Florence held their Annual Training on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The training sessions included Fair Housing presented by Mrs. Pat Green, Fair Housing Director with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Family Health and Wellness Fair
The Family Health and Wellness Fair took place on June 13, 2019 at the Housing Authority of Florence, South Carolina. Residents were offered health screenings such as; cholesterol, blood sugar, high blood pressure, HIV and Hepatitis C, speech and hearing. They also received information on how to obtain and/or use insurance and learn about healthy foods. There was information and fun for the entire family. Service providers included Hope Health; Welvista; Nurse-Family Partnership; Francis Marion University Speech-Language Pathology; Let’s Go South Carolina; Circle Park Behavioral Health Services; BioSpine Health and Wellness, LLC; Healthy Blue; Wellcare|Health Connections, WIC.
Lets Talk Party - Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
May was Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. The Florence County Collaborative Council in collaboration with the Housing Authority of Florence hosted an informative event that will help to bridge the gaps for teens seeking services in the Florence area.
Mother’s Day Luncheon 2019
The Mother’s Day Luncheon was held at the Housing Authority of Florence Parkview Plaza on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The luncheon was put on by Amemdisys, an organization that aims to help people with home health, hospice, and personal care services.
Mrs. Clamentine Elmore Featured in Local News
Our Executive Director, Mrs. Clamentine Elmore was featured in The Community Times Magazine this month in their 'Women of Excellence 2019' Article. Congratulations to Mrs. Elmore for all your hard work and dedication to the affordable housing industry and the Florence community!
2019 'Biggest Losers Challenge'
This 60 day challenge was open to all employees as an opportunity to lose weight and improve their overall health.. We had 9 2 person teams and the team that lost the most weight collectively was awarded a certificate and well as a prize. There were 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. We also had a prize for the individual who lost the most weight within the entire group. It was exciting, healthy, and rewarding to all who participated. THE BIGGEST LOSERS WINNERS are Penny Hennigan and Steve Sellers in 1st Place, Marla Kunza and Diane Garris in 2nd Place, and Denise Eaddy and Keisha Waiters in 3rd Place.
PDRTA Free Bus Passes for Residents
The Housing Authority of Florence partnered with PDRTA to provide 150 free bus passes to the residents.
2019 HBCU Fair
Historically Black Colleges & University – Student Fair
2019 HAF Job Fair
2019 Francis Marion University Nursing FMU Free Health Screening
100 TABLETS GIVEAWAY
2017 Back 2 School Block Party
2017 Celebration for the Housing Authority of Florence Graduates
2017 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Health Screening by Francis Marion University Students
2018 Back 2 School Block Party
Book Lover's Day
October 2018 Health Screenings at Parkview Plaza
provided by Francis Marion University Nursing Students
2018 HAF Annual Employee Benefits Meeting
Employee Benefits Meeting