Patricia Eber, chair and assistant professor of human services, was honored with the Rolland Community Service Award from the East Wayne Street Center. The award recognizes her service and long-time support of the center, as well as her commitment to education both in the classroom and the community.
The award was presented during the center’s 2016 Ian & Mimi Rolland Service Awards Banquet on September 22.
The award is given annually to those in the community who exemplify the vision created by Ian and Mimi Rolland. They assisted in creating programs and services that focused on strengthening families and individuals and empowering them to become self-sufficient.
The East Wayne Street Center offers a full range of human services to support and strengthen families including Bright Point Head Start, Family Literacy, Active Parenting, Project Solve and a food bank that serves over 4,000 meals annually.