P R E S B Y T E R I A N FA M I LY S E R V I C E S
A Message from Lyn For more than 40 years, Vera Lloyd has been a large part of my life and that of my family. Lyn Whaley, CEO Our two little boys loved climbing the big evergreen tree in the yard at 2200 Gaines Street, the home of Presbyterian Family Services. As teens they were models for photo shoots for Vera Lloyd print materials, since we weren’t allowed to use pictures of the residents. Now they are grown men with families of their own, and I will be retiring this year. Working for Vera Lloyd has been a labor of love. One of my greatest
joys has been the relationships developed with the wonderful people who support Vera Lloyd. Your sincere concern for hurting children and your appreciation for the work we do inspire the staff to work hard and strive for excellence. You have made my life richer, for having known each of you. I plan to see as many as I can this year, to thank you personally for your contributions to the progress we’ve made at Vera Lloyd. I know you will continue to be excited and involved in the life of this ministry, as Vera Lloyd moves forward with new leadership. Together we will pray that God’s perfect choice will be revealed to lead Vera Lloyd onward. Lyn Whaley CEO
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Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services is a service agency of the Synod of the Sun of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and is operated by a board of directors. We are incorporated in Arkansas as a not-for-profit charitable organization. We do not discriminate in the services we offer or in our employment practices on the basis of race, sex, religion or physical impairment.
Lyn Whaley, Chief Executive Officer Hamid Amin, Chief Financial Officer Melissa Hendricks, Director of Development Prospect Building 1501 N. University Ave., Ste. 345 Little Rock, AR 72207 (501) 666-8195 Fax: (501) 666-8198 Toll Free: (877) 353-6430 Nathaniel Burton, Program Director 745 Old Warren Road Monticello, AR 71655 (870) 367-9035 Fax: (870) 367-9038 Toll Free: (877) 353-6420
Vera Lloyd Welcomes New Director of Development
Melissa Hendricks, CFRE, recently joined the staff of Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services as its Director of Development. Hendricks has worked in public relations and fund raising for close to 20 years, including employment at Pulaski Technical College, Centers for Youth and Families and St. Vincent Foundation. In those positions, she raised funds through special events, annual giving and foundation and government grants. “I’m excited to be part of Vera Lloyd. I look forward to meeting our donors and telling our supporters about how their gifts make a difference in the lives of children who live at Vera Lloyd, and for those who seek counseling from the Schmidt Center,” Hendricks said. We welcome Melissa to the Vera Lloyd family!