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Highlighting… Service And Support!

Residential Provider Awards Day on October 20, 2011 was an exciting and fun event. Over 100 people, providers and individuals were in attendance, and staff as well. Every residential provider present, whether agency or independent, received a “Certificate of Appreciation” for all their hard work, acknowledging that we could not meet the needs of our…read more

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Special Feature – Atco and Beacon Nurses

Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities is fortunate to have two registered nurses on staff during program hours. Joanne Heinzman RN, nursing supervisor at Atco, and Lori Johansen RN at Beacon School. Joanne and Lori work with local agencies to utilize other resources available in the community. Some of these agencies include Athens County Health…read more

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This month’s spotlight is Atco, Inc.

Eight local athletes competed in the 2011 Special Olympics State Summer Games. Athens County was well represented in the bowling competition, by Atco’s bowling team. Local Olympic activities began on Thursday, June 23 at OU’s Peden Stadium with the annual Torch Run, carrying the Flame of Hope to Columbus for the opening ceremonies of the…read more

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June is Service and Support Administration Month!

Greetings from Lavelle Road!! We have a new SSS on board, Sunday Franklin. She is not new to the DD world. Sunday worked for APSI, covering Athens County for six years prior to coming to the County Board. Sunday is married, has two children and lives in Cheshire, Ohio. Sunday states she is looking forward…read more

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Featuring Beacon School

Last month five classes from Beacon School took a step back in time with a visit to Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day as we walked from cabin to cabin learning about life in Athens County in the 1850’s. Characters in period…read more

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PASSION WORKS

Welcome, Wayne Savage! Our New Studio Coordinator at Passion Works! Passion Works Studio is pleased to introduce our new Studio Coordinator, Wayne Savage. Wayne brings a rich background in the arts spanning more than 30 years of practice, implementation and innovation. As an artist, Wayne Savage sculpts buildings and life scenes from Styrofoam. He is…read more

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