The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services invites you to join them for their first ever Winter Indoor Carnival and be a part of recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
The Carnival will be Saturday, March 8 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds Coliseum. Admission is $2.00, with children under three admitted free. There will be games, door prizes, food, music, bounce house, baked goods, dancing and guaranteed fun for the entire family.
We welcome Nan Whaley, Mayor of the city of Dayton, as our newest celebrity waiter for our 2014 Dining with the Stars celebrity waiter event on Wednesday, May 14 at Thai 9 in the Oregon District. Be sure to contact us online or by calling 898-3655 or 278-0791 if you want to join us and have Mayor Whaley be your celebrity waiter.
We also are excited to announce that Norris Cole, #30 of the NBA’s Miami Heat, has donated an autographed pair of his basketball shoes for our raffle/auction that will be held as part of our Dining event. We thank Choices In Community Living staff member Pam White for assisting us in getting Norris’ donation.
We also thank Partners Joint Development Committee member Vivienne Himmell for helping us get a wonderful gift certificate for dinner at the Racquet Club and tickets to the Dayton Playhouse as part of our auction/raffle as well.
There will be more news to come so please follow us as we update you about our great community event at Thai 9.
Thank you to all the smiling and supportive friends who joined us on February 28 for our Partners Fish ‘N Chips fish fry in Huber Heights. It was cold on the outside but it was so warm and welcoming on the inside!
We were honored by all our guests, all those who donated to our great and very popular raffle baskets, and all our very energetic and even more hard-working volunteers. We couldn’t do it without YOU!
This year’s proceeds, as in previous years, will support our shared Volunteer Program on behalf of the people served by Choices In Community Living and Resident Home Association.
See you at Fish ‘N Chips in 2015!
We welcome the Greene, Hamilton and Montgomery County Boards of Developmental Disabilities as platinum sponsors for our 7th Annual Art & Soul juried art exhibit, joining the Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
The judging is complete for this year’s Exhibit, with 40 pieces selected for the two-week Exhibit at the Town & Country Fine Arts Center in Kettering. The opening reception is Friday, April 4 at the Center, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. All artists will be recognized and awards will be presented in various categories, including Best of Show. Art will also be for sale during the reception and for the two weeks of the Exhibit. The reception is open to the public at no charge.
Art & Soul is a Partners For Community Living/Toward Independence event dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the artistic creativity and talents of artists with developmental disabilities in a 22-county region.
Superior Dental Care is our latest Star, joining us as a Bronze Sponsor for our 2014 Dining with the Stars celebrity waiter event on Wednesday, May 14 at Thai 9 Restaurant in the Oregon District. We thank them for their community partnership with us on behalf of people with developmental disabilities served by Choices In Community Living and Resident Home Association.
Join all of us at Partners For Community Living (Choices In Community Living and Resident Home Association) as we celebrate with the communities throughout our nation during March, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Ohio Public Images/Public Images Network has announced the theme for 2014 observances – Ability at Work. For posters, badges and other promotional materials in keeping with this year’s theme, please visit their website.
If you would like the opportunity to learn more about people with developmental disabilities, about your friends and neighbors in your community with developmental disabilities and the programs, services and activities we provide in support of people with developmental disabilities, please contact us at email@example.com or 898-3655 and we would be happy to schedule a speaker to come to your group, class or business.
Our award-winning film documentary, Lest We Forget: Silent Voices is also available for screening to your group, class or business.
The Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities has joined our 7th Annual Art & Soul Exhibit as one of our Platinum Sponsors. Our 22-county juried art exhibit is funded in full by sponsors and donors, including Art Patrons. The Butler County Board has been a sponsor of the Exhibit for each of its seven years. They also support their artists with developmental disabilities with an exceptional art program. Many of their artists have been represented in previous exhibits.
The opening reception for our 7th annual Exhibit will be Friday, April 4 at the Town & Country Fine Arts Center in Kettering. The artists selected for this year’s Exhibit will be honored and awards will be presented, including Best of Show. Art will also be available for sale, with proceeds from sales going directly to the artists. The Exhibit will remain on display in the Center for two weeks following the opening reception, with additional opportunities for art to be purchased.
The opening reception is open to the public at no charge.
Chick Ludwig, news sports talk radio host for WONE Radio in Dayton, will be joining us for our 2nd Annual Dining with the Stars celebrity waiter event on Wednesday, May 14 at Thai 9 Restaurant in the Oregon District.
Chick is a former sports writer for the Dayton Daily News. In addition to his afternoon program on WONE, he also guests hosts on WLW 700 in Cincinnati, as well as 1530 Cincinnati ESPN.
He joins K99 Radio’s Nancy Wilson and Frye Guy, WHIO TVs John Paul, WHIO Radio’s Larry Hansgen, Joseph Airport Toyota’s Christian Hahn and others who will make sure our dinner guests receive great service and all for a great cause.
Be watching for updates on our waiters and our event.
Job well done to the staff of Choices In Community Living for their coming together over the holiday season to collect 285 pounds of food for the Dayton FoodBank. Staff participate in two food drives annually, collecting food to fill barrels in the front lobby of the administrative offices at 1651 Needmore Road.
The FoodBank shared their appreciation to staff with the following message, “it is only with generous donations from people like you that we are able to achieve our goal of relieving hunger in the Miami Valley.”
The FoodBank provides food and resources to a network of more than 100 agency programs aimed at eliminating hunger in Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties.
We are honored to welcome three sponsors for our 2014 Dining with the Stars event on May 14 at Thai 9 Restaurant in the Oregon District, a night of great food, great fun and all for a great cause!
Irongate Realtors – Marty Marvin-Moe and Strategic Employee Benefits were sponsors for our first Dining event last year and we are honored by their support this year for Partners For Community Living, Choices In Community Living, Resident Home Association on behalf of the people we serve. Thank you Irongate/Marty and SEBS for your generosity and support as Bronze sponsors.
We welcome new sponsor Comp Management Health Systems as a Silver sponsor and thank them for being a part of our event.