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2 Butler County agencies lauded for fiscal transformation
Saturday, October 20, 2018
The Butler County commissioners had high praise for two agencies that were floundering a few years ago and are now flourishing but frugal. During budget hearings last year Lisa Guliano warned commissioners the Board of Developmental Disabilities would be on the ballot with a levy question this year. Monday she announced the department is in sound financial
 
Guernsey County Board of DD hosts ‘Employment Breakfast’
Friday, October 19, 2018
Officials of the Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities said they “proudly” hosted their third annual Employment Breakfast recently to encourage community inclusion in employment. The Board works diligently to help people with developmental and intellectual disabilities to achieve their dreams. “We are moving past finding
 
A Chosen Ambassador
Friday, October 19, 2018
Becky Rader has brought a lot to her classroom at Fairhaven School, a part of Madison County Board of Developmental Disabilities. That was recently noticed by the people at DonorsChoose.org as they selected her as a volunteer Teacher Ambassador. DonorsChoose.org is a nonprofit website that engages the public in supporting public schools. When a teacher
 
Madison County Tigers honored
Friday, October 19, 2018
Recently, a trio of individuals involved with Madison County Special Olympics were honored by the Agonis Club of Columbus. Those recognized were Courtney Salters, Waymond Harris, and Billy Fuller, Jr. They were each presented with the Jimmy Crum/Dr. Frank P. Sobolewski Award. The Agonis Club is a non-profit organization consisting of fellow sports
 
Vinny’s journey
Friday, October 19, 2018
Vincent ‘Vinny’ Hochstetler’s young life has certainly been a journey. So, it is very appropriate that he has been selected to be a Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champion for the Columbus Marathon, to be held Oct. 21. Like a marathon, Vinny’s life has had its peaks and valleys, but with a great personality and a
 
5 honored with ‘Golden Leaf’ by Developmental Disabilities of Clark County
Friday, October 19, 2018
Developmental Disabilities of Clark County awarded five people with a new award designed to show appreciation for their hard work in helping or embracing the agency’s mission this week. Handing out a Golden Leaf award is just a small way of saying thank you to members of the Clark County community who help people with disabilities, Developmental
 
SRMC honored for hiring persons with disabilities
Friday, October 19, 2018
Employees with developmental disabilities “have proven to be excellent employees,” said Jackie Boyle, human resources director for Salem Regional Medical Center. “They don’t call off, they are prompt, and they are so enthusiastic and positive,” she said. “We enjoy having them as employees.” The Columbiana County
 
Commission races, levies on ballot in surrounding counties
Friday, October 19, 2018
The counties neighboring Washington County all have at least one contested local election on the Nov. 6 ballot, along with a number of levies. Monroe County In Monroe County, a commissioner’s seat and the county auditor position both have candidates, and voters will be asked to approve a new, 0.5-mill, five-year levy in support of the county EMS
 
Letter to the Editor: DD levy deserves support
Friday, October 19, 2018
Marion County is a great place to live because of good jobs, attractive housing, and friendly neighbors. But what makes a great place even better? Recognizing the need to support our most vulnerable residents. The Marion County Board of Developmental Disabilities provides exceptional support for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
 
Gardner, Gavarone get developmental disabilities update
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Wood Lane Superintendent Brent Baer welcomed Ohio State Rep. Theresa Gavarone and Sen. Randy Gardner, both R-Bowling Green, last week to discuss disability policy and funding ahead the upcoming two-year state budget process. The Oct. 11 meeting was held at the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities offices. The visit included special recognition
 
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