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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

“Our Community is Better Together” is the theme for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2012. The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities and other related organizations celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month every March and invite you to consider the true meaning of this year’s theme, “Our Community is Better Together.” Statewide, and across the nation, organizations…read more

Calendar Of Events

Please Note: All dates are tentative and subject to change. Oct. 12: Sam’s Club Trip Oct. 19: Circleville Pumpkin Festival Trip Oct. 21: Spookghetti Luncheon and Halloween Party Oct. 31: DAC pumpkin carving Oct. 3, 14, 21, 28 Personal safety training with guest, Cheryl Cesta Oct. 18 & 25: Outings to Hocking College horse barn Oct….read more

Community Inclusion Activities

See Jeff Bierlein 592-6659, ext. 254 or for more information Atco Bell Choir meets at Atco each Tuesday from 9-9:45 a.m. Hocking Writer’s group begins Tuesday October 4th, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Atco. Atco Vocal Choir meets at Atco each Thursday from 1:30-2:15 p.m. Passion Works Cake Fight at University Mall, Sat. Oct. 8th, 10-2:00…read more


[slideshow] Beacon School athletes practiced for weeks in preparation for the Area 8 Special Olympics Track Meet held on April 29. The weather was cold but the competition was hot as our athletes brought many ribbons back to school! Thank you to Nelsonville-York High School for hosting this year’s meet and to the many volunteers…read more

Athens County Board of DD 2011 Disability Awareness Festival

[slideshow] More than 200 people attended the 2011 Disability Awareness Festival that was held on March 1 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Athens Community Center. “Together the Future is Brighter” focused on promoting positive perceptions and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities. Presentations included the reading a proclamation from the Athens County…read more