Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 11:15 pm (Updated: April 21, 11:31 pm)
A group of organizers have taken the first tentative steps to start a program to provide a refuge for families facing homelessness in Roane County.
The 20-plus group that gathered at Rockwood First Christian Church Disciples of Christ voted to call their organization Family Promise of Roane County.
“Congratulations. We’re there. We have a name,” said volunteer Tom Cioffi, who is with the Family Promise National and facilitated this and the first meeting earlier this year.
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