Bluffton Program Center Faces Uncertain Future

Public concern about the future of NOC’s Program Center, located at Bluffton House, continues to rise.

Island Packet’s November 12th editorial says community must help NOC remain at Bluffton House:
http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/11/12/2787657/its-communitys-job-to-save-bluffton.html

Bluffton Today issues a “dart” in early November to Aspen Square,owner of Bluffton House for wanting NOC out of its apartment complex:
http://www.blufftontoday.com/bluffton-opinion/2013-11-06/bluffton-hearts-darts#.UotzQrK9KK0

Bluffton Today carries front page story on delivery of petition to Aspen Square:
http://www.blufftontoday.com/bluffton-news/2013-10-30/bluffton-neighborhood-outreachconnection-
trying-extend-lease-bluffton#.Uot0NbK9KK0

Island Packet runs story and video on Bluffton residents and NOC students delivering petition to Aspen Square Management, owners of Bluffton House:
http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/10/30/2764344/nonprofit-trying-to-extend-stay.html

On October 30, 2013, Bluffton House residents deliver petition signed by more than 220 people to Aspen Square Management, owner of Bluffton House. The petition asks that NOC be allowed to remain at Bluffton House. Also presented to the local management office, notes from the children and a letter written by NOC Founder and Board Chair, Dr. Narendra Sharma to Harold Grinspoon.
Savannah CBS Affiliate WTOC coverage:
http://www.wtoc.com/story/23836185/residents-sign-petition-for-community-program

WSAV, NBC affiliate in Savannah, airs follow-up news coverage of NOC at Bluffton House on September 3, 2013:
http://www.wsav.com/story/23864340/underprivileged-kids-forced-from-their-classrooms-atbluffton-
house?clienttype=generic&smartdevicecgbypass

Bluffton Today issues a “dart” to Aspen Square in late August, owner of Bluffton House for asking NOC to leave:
http://www.blufftontoday.com/bluffton-opinion/2013-08-25/bluffton-hearts-darts#.Uot0qrK9KK0

Bluffton Today prints follow-up article on NOC at Bluffton house in August:
http://www.blufftontoday.com/bluffton-news/2013-08-18/organization-fighting-blufftonpresence#.
Uot1V7K9KK0

The Island Packet updates it’s story on NOC and Bluffton House:
http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/08/16/2632968/nonprofit-group-negotiating-to.html

Island Packet Letter to the Editor from Board Member Joan Deery:
http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/08/08/2620042/outreach-should-be-in-community.html

WTOC, the CBS affiliate in Savannah on NOC’s situation at Bluffton House, August 6, 2013:
http://www.wtoc.com/story/23062639/neighborhood-outreach-connection-may-…

Island Packet Story on NOC at Bluffton House, August 2, 2013:
http://www.islandpacket.com/2013/08/02/2610006/bluffton-outreach-and-tutoring.html

WHHI-TV’s Bluffton News on NOC at Bluffton House, July 29,2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xAGimLf-QU

WHHI-TV’s interview with founder and board Chair Dr. Narendra Sharma, July 29, 2013:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2wuM7j3uoo

Bluffton Today article on NOC at Bluffton House, July 24, 2013:
http://www.blufftontoday.com/bluffton-news/2013-07-24/program-future-isnt-clear-director-says-
0#.UfWG3WS9Kc0

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