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Congratulations Golden Leaf Award Winners

Developmental Disabilities of Clark County is pleased to announce the winners of 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.   The winners are: Rosemary Paxson Golden Leaf Award: Springfield Rotary-Services to People with Disabilities; DSP Excellence Golden Leaf Award: Jackie Lanum, Self-Reliance, Inc.; Donnis Bailey Self Advocacy Golden Leaf Award: Ebony Whitesell; Champion City Employer of the Year Golden Leaf Award: Yamada North America; Dr. F.F. Mueller Visionary Golden Leaf Award: Mary Brandstetter, TAC – The Abilities Connection.   Nominations from the public were accepted over the summer. Winners were selected by an independent…

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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