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Community supported levy for Board of DD
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
The number of those receiving services from the Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities has just about doubled since 2009, leading the agency to seek more funding to meet needs. Voters in Tuesday’s general election decided a replacement and additional levy for a total of 2.8 mills for the Board of DD. The levy passed with 3,592 voted for
 
Gallia unofficial election results in
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Reporting 25 precincts, Gallia County’s unofficial election results were tallied Tuesday evening with a number of major issues’ fates decided. Gallia voted yes to State Issue 1 Rights for Crime victims, 4552 to 1167. It also voted no to State Issue 2 Drug Price Relief Act 4856 to 864. The Gallia County Board of Developmental Disabilities one
 
Franklin County Developmental Disabilities levy wins easily
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Early returns so impressed the head of the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities that he declared victory on a levy renewal request an hour after Tuesday’s polls closed. “This is the best that we’ve done in 50 years,” Jed Morison, superintendent and board CEO said at 8:30 p.m. With only absentee votes in, the
 
Montgomery County voters to decide $55M Human Services levy issue
Monday, November 6, 2017
A levy that helps fund safety-net programs for children in crisis, the developmentally disabled, the frail elderly and indigent — as well as those whose lives were upended by opioids and other crises — comes before Montgomery County voters Nov. 7. The portion up for renewal accounts for about $55 million annually and buttresses an overall
 
Youngest DD board member earns recognition for self-advocacy
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Soft-spoken Colton Wilson, the youngest member of the Huron County Board of Developmental Disabilities at the age of 21, has received quite a bit of attention recently for speaking up. Wilson, who joined the board in January 2017 while still a student at EHOVE, was selected to be a staff member for the Ohio Youth Leadership Forum for students with
 
Author and trend expert Rohit Bhargava to deliver 34th Annual Convention keynote address
Friday, November 3, 2017
OACB is pleased to announce the keynote address at the 34th Annual Convention will be delivered by Rohit Bhargava, best-selling author of "Non-Obvious" and thought leader on consumer motivation, loyalty, and trust. An expert in digital and business trends, Bhargava will speak to this year's Convention theme - Trust - during his Wednesday morning
 
Ballot Issue 3 asks for levy renewal, not increase, for county developmental disabilities board
Friday, November 3, 2017
Voters are being asked to renew a levy that will provide about $50 million annually to the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board. The Issue 3 proposed tax levy on Tuesday’s ballot does not call for an increase — the levy, if passed, will remain at the same level as the current levy that went into effect years ago. “It generates
 
Developmental disabilities board celebrates 50 years amid transition
Thursday, November 2, 2017
The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities looks back on 50 years amid a period of transition. Before the governor signed a bill creating county boards of developmental disabilities in 1967, parents of Mahoning County residents with developmental disabilities took to teaching classes in church basements. The board now serves between 1,400 and
 
Knights of Columbus donation to help improve Windfall School playground
Thursday, November 2, 2017
The playground at the Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities' Windfall School is a jumble of whimsical shapes and colors. A giant boat sways under the shifting weight of children's feet and wheelchairs. Other kids explore the interactive playhouse, wobble on the four-person teeter-totter, play at the sand and water tables, make music at the
 
Fairhaven art, a month at a time
Thursday, November 2, 2017
More than 50 artists were celebrated at Fairhaven Foundation’s 19th annual Calendar Art Show Wednesday at Ciminero’s Banquet Center. Artwork from 13 of those were chosen to be displayed in the foundation’s 2018 calendar, said Linda Tiihonen, director of Fairhaven Foundation. Other artists received honorable mention. “We’re
 
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