Southeast Idaho Community Action Agency Inc’s (SEICAA) Board of Directors has named Shantay Bloxham as its next Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Bloxham succeeds Debra Hemmert, who led the Agency with distinction for 19 years. Bloxham’s will start in her new position on December 1, 2020. Ms. Bloxham is a native of Pocatello where she resides with her family; husband, Jake and their two children; Hunter and Pyper. Bloxham began her career with SEICAA in 2007. Throughout her tenure, she has held multiple leadership roles and has been instrumental in the incorporation and/or expansion of several programs and [...]
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SEICAA's Board of Directors is seeking a member to serve as a Low-Income Sector Representative. This is a volunteer position. Applicants must meet one of the following criteria to be qualified: You must live in a low-income area (51% or more of the households in the U.S. Census Tract have an income at or below 80% of the area median income, as defined by HUD); Have a household income at or below 80% of the area median income for the area in which you live; Or have been elected by a "Low Income Neighborhood Organization." Applicants are chosen in accordance with [...]
Click Here for the 2020 Socks for Seniors Participant Application What is Socks for Seniors? SEICAA is excited to announce the return of the Socks for Seniors program! A lot has happened between the end of last year's program and now. Many community members are familiar with the CDC’s recommendation to social distance – and in some cases, isolate – in an effort to prevent spreading the COVID-19 virus. But as limits to non-essential travel and Stay Home Orders lessen our senior citizen population continues to contend with the effects of the pandemic. Named a vulnerable population at [...]
SEICAA's Chief Executive Officer, Debra R. Hemmert, announced this month she will retire at the end of this year. From SEICAA's Board of Directors We, the Board of Directors of Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency, Inc. (SEICAA), formally announce the retirement of our Chief Executive Officer, Debra R. Hemmert (Deb), which will be effective on December 31, 2020. Debra, or Debbie and/or Deb as her friends and colleagues like to call her, has served at SEICAA for her career of 37 years. Deb began her work at SEICAA in September of 1983 as the Caribou County Coordinator, a position where she [...]
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Due to the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community, SEICAA has decided to cancel the 26th Annual Project Warmth golf tournament. We are in the process of providing contributing sponsors with more information. We look forward to planning and hosting next year's tournament in 2021. As always, details will be posted on our Facebook page and on our website as they become available. We hope to see you on the green next year!
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Update: Considering the impact this pandemic has had (and will continue to have) on our sponsors, participants, volunteers, and staff, as well as the stages and restrictions set by the Governor’s Stay Healthy Order, the 8th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge has been cancelled. Summertime is GAME TIME. Re/MAX and First Colony Mortgage present the 8th Annual Urban Invasion Obstacle Challenge! Pocatello’s only 5K obstacle race returns June 27, 2020. This is not a lone wolf campaign – grab three friends, come up with a team name, and register your team for a chance to take on the [...]
Update: Due to the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community, the 14th annual Driving for Dough golf tournament has been cancelled. Register Today! Everyone is driven by something. SEICAA’s Meals on Wheels program is driven not only to provide nutritious meals to home-bound and disabled individuals, but to provide them a connection with the outside community. But, we need your help. Enter the program’s most renowned event: the Driving for Dough Golf Tournament. Funds raised from the annual tournament help SEICAA’s Meals on Wheels program provide more meals to our community’s elderly and disabled [...]
We want to hear from you! Please take a moment to fill out the survey linked below. Regardless of the sector you represent, your feedback helps SEICAA not only identify the barriers around moving out of poverty, it helps structure our programs and services to assist our participants achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. Click here to take the 2020 Community Based Needs Assessment Survey.