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Golden Leaf Awards

The Golden Leaf Awards recognize dedicated and community-minded people who have worked to exemplify excellence in inclusion, employment, advocacy, and support on behalf of citizens who have developmental disabilities. Our Second Annual Golden Leaf Awards will take place Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Courtyard By Marriott in Springfield. Our guest speaker will be Chris Ulmer. Chris is the founder of the leading neurodiversity movement, SBSK (Special Books by Special Kids). Chris travels the globe meeting new friends and sharing their stories on social media. He believes when we take the time to hear someone’s story and view life from their perspective, we learn and grow as humans, making the world a better place. Together Chris and the SBSK community…

STABLE Accounts: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 6 – 7 PM Developmental Disabilities of Clark County 2527 Kenton St, Springfield, Ohio 45505 FREE Join us and learn about STABLE accounts. These accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save and invest without losing benefits such as Medicaid or SSI. Our speaker will be Nicholas Hancart, Public Affairs Manager – STABLE, with the Ohio Treasurer of State. Free. In the Buckeye Room in the Activity Center on the FF Mueller Campus, 2527 Kenton Street, Springfield. You can also learn more at https://www.stableaccount.com.  

Nominees Announced For Golden Leaf Awards

Developmental Disabilities of Clark County is pleased to announce the nominees for the first annual Golden Leaf Awards. The Golden Leaf Awards recognize dedicated and community-minded people who have worked to exemplify excellence in inclusion, employment, advocacy, and support on behalf of citizens in Clark County who have developmental disabilities. Nominations from the public were accepted from May through August 15. A Golden Leaf Award will be given to a selected nominee in each of five categories. Winners will be selected by an independent committee. Nominees for the Rosemary Paxson Award, which honors an agency or organization whose efforts and service go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities, are:  Bonita Heeg, Springfield Rotary; Jay Crawford, Self-Reliance…

Join Us for Summer Splash!

Join us for a pool party on Wednesday, July 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. for individuals with developmental disabilities, their family members, caregivers, and DDCC staff. There will be food, a DJ, and water-filled fun! FREE. In the event of rain, the event will not be rescheduled.

You’re Invited to the Kenton Caper!

The 8th Annual Kenton Caper Bike Tour is Saturday, September 19! We hope you will join us! Ride or walk 8, 22, or 36 miles. In addition to two snack stops along the route, all participants are invited to a free picnic lunch following the event from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., sponsored and catered by Sheehan Brothers Vending. Registration is just $20 before September 17th and $25 the day of the ride. Proceeds benefit the DDCC levy fund. Individuals who are eligible for services from Developmental Disabilities of Clark County may participate for free. Individuals must register with a paper form (found in the event brochure), and must register by September 4 in order to receive a free t-shirt. Transportation to this event is…

Summer Splash!

Join us for a pool party on Wednesday, July 29, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. There will be food, a DJ, and water-filled fun! $5 early bird admission if you buy a ticket in advance, or $7 at the door. Ages 3 and under are free. Proceeds benefit the Developmental Disabilities of Clark County Levy Fund. Tickets can be purchased online by July 28, or with a Paper Ticket Order Form by sending a check or money order payable to DDCC Levy Committee for $5 each ticket ordered to Summer Splash, 2527 Kenton Street, Springfield, OH 45505. All mailed ticket orders must be received by July 24. Tickets ordered by mail will be available on the day of the event at the pool gate. Tickets…

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