AIO Food Pantry, 70 Thomaston Street, Rockland, has hired Eola Ball (shown) to serve as part-time pantry director. Ball is the first paid employee in the organization’s 30-year history. She will be responsible for ensuring optimal levels of inventory; improving operations; supporting volunteers; managing the pantry’s relationship with Good Shepherd Food Bank. Ball will work closely with the building committee to prepare for the transition into a new facility. A capital campaign is under way to raise necessary funds for a new pantry building, with the goal of opening in summer 2020. Last fiscal year, AIO Food Pantry served 4,265 families, nearly 11,000 individuals. Ball can be reached via email at or by phone at 596-1043. For more information about AIO, email board chair Liz Jenkins at