TAMPA, Fla., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Community Development Group, Inc. (OTC Pinksheets: ACYD) and American Restoration Center (The ARC) are very pleased to announce that Dr. Grant Rhinehart is joining the American Restoration Center as its Consulting Executive Director. In addition to advising on a broad spectrum of nonprofit joint ventures and expanding client relationships, Grant will be overseeing the operations of The ARC as well as maintaining direct contact with their affiliated non-profit agencies and their clients.
Dr. Rhinehart's impressive medical background includes 10 years as a Chemical Dependency Counselor/ Crisis-Intervention Liaison at The Hazelden Foundation in Minnesota and 10 years as a Medical Internist (Marrow Transplant & Oncology) at Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His extraordinary educational credentials include degrees from the University of Pittsburgh (MD), Johns Hopkins University (D.O.) and the University of Minnesota School of Psychology (LCMSW).
Grant is also a Board Member of the Hazelden Foundation, Board Chairperson for the Macbeth Foundation and an Addiction & Recovery Liaison for Faith Farm Ministries in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
"Working with American Restoration Centers and ACDG gives me a unique opportunity to help grow both businesses and to apply my experience and knowledge to give so many disadvantaged individuals a second chance in life. It's a real opportunity to make a difference with people who need and deserve a new start," said Dr. Rhinehart.
John Folger, President of American Community Development Group, Inc., stated, "The addition of Dr. Grant Rhinehart is a real coup for both The ARC and ACDG. His experience and credentials are impeccable and his passion and devotion for helping others are beyond reproach. Both organizations are extremely fortunate to have him on board."
Since 2008, American Community Development Group, Inc. (ACYD.PK) is a socially responsible public company that specializes in profitable real estate investments by purchasing distressed property. We then offer these transitional housing centers to 501c3 nonprofit program clients such as drug and alcohol rehab, Alcoholics and Narcotics anonymous, ex-offenders, homeless, HUD, government assistance and veterans.
We also create and sponsor job creation programs for the nonprofit community and are currently focused on the Florida West Coast. We have positively affected hundreds of lives including, but not just limited to Florida. Our expansion plans include other regional and national affiliations.
American Community Development Group, Inc. (ACDG) is a for-profit corporation founded to provide economic support and management guidance to the non-profit community to assist their support of various economically distressed citizens. We believe in the concept of "social entrepreneurship" as stewards of our investors' and our own resources while also creating strong economic returns on capital.
ACDG has chosen this growth field because it offers stable growth and a socially conscious application of the talents of its founders. ACDG has signed agreements with non-profits that have been providers of services and operate missions for the homeless, ex-offenders, drug and alcohol programs and housing facilities for other disadvantaged persons in the Tampa Bay, Florida area.
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