ACBDD Athens News 2017

Please enjoy the Special section of the Athens News featuring the ACBDD.

New Painting

Check out the new painting at the entrance of Beacon School. It looks amazing. Thanks to Passion Works Studio and Nancy Jane Epling for the job well done!!!

Beacon School’s Pete the Cat

Pete has been busy visiting various locations around town.

Thank You

*Dave Sagan “Birdman” for bringing the hawk to visit in September *Mark and Ethan for helping make homemade bread *Joe making sure we have paper towels *Marilyn, Glenda, Brian, Mark, Forest, and Megan helping make healthier oven-baked French fries *Megan and Abbey, volunteers, for spending time and helping us. *David Barba and Laurie Gregg for…read more

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

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

Word Of The Month…Opportunity

Atco Adult program believes that all persons, regardless of their disability, have the right to enjoy the same full range of life experiences that others in our community enjoy. We believe that each person who desires to live and work in their community can be successful. We believe the community should be accessible to all…read more

Community Inclusion Activities

See Jeff Bierlein 592-6659, ext. 254 or jbierlein@athenscbdd.org 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

Personnel Plus is being sponsored on WOUB Radio

Personnel Plus is being sponsored on WOUB Radio by area businesses for the tenth consecutive year. This year’s sponsors are Diagnostic Hybrids, Carpenter and Associates and Ed Map. Each one of these businesses sponsored Personnel Plus to be on the air for 365 days. This form of advertising has been and continues to be one…read more