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Developmental disabilities board celebrates 50 years amid transition

Before the governor signed a bill creating county boards of developmental disabilities in 1967, parents of Mahoning County residents with developmental disabilities took to teaching classes in church basements. The board now serves between 1,400 and 1,500 residents per year and operates a school and several workshops, but a recent federal ruling means the board …

Operation Troop Employ 2017

Operation Troop Employ 2017 Job Fair and Hire a Veteran will be held on Tuesday, November 7 from 10AM to 2:00 PM at Stambaugh Auditorium. The 2017 Hiring Fair is open to all job seekers but with an Operation Hire a Veteran component offering special activities and early access for veterans. Veterans will be admitted …

Cambridge Regional Resource Summit

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities will be hosting a unique opportunity for agency staff and community partners to gain further insight, knowledge and understanding on a variety of topics. This opportunity will provide a venue for agency staff and community partners to further …

Paint and Sip Fundraiser

Who:  Gateways to Better Living, Inc. What  Paint and Sip Fundraiser When   Friday, November 3 at 6:00 PM Why   A benefit fundraiser to support Gateways to Better Living, Inc. Where   Gateways Galleria 1200 Youngstown Warren Road (rt. 422) Niles, Ohio Contact Jenny Moore at 330-792-2854 ext. 239 for more information and tickets More Information Cost   $35.00 …

Police in Hubbard are looking for an endangered adult

HUBBARD, Ohio – Police in Hubbard are looking for an endangered adult that has been missing since early Wednesday morning. According to a police report, 20-year-old Dakota Kettering was reported missing by family members, who say that he did not take his medication. The report says that Dakota went to bed around 11:30 p.m. on …

Car Show revs up at Bev MASCO

The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities (MCBDD) recently hosted the eighth annual Hot Rod and Classic Car Show at Bev MASCO. The event featured nearly 70 Classic Cars, several hundred guests, music from DJ Jeff Dunn, face painting, food, games and great family fun. Event trophies were given to Chuck Cormell for Best Hot …

Restoring lives, one wheelchair at a time

Restoring lives, one wheelchair at a time Leonard Kirtz School recently made a donation to Wheels for the World. Established in 1994, Joni Eareckson Tada’s Wheels for the World program supplies restored previously-owned wheelchairs to persons with disabilities around the world. Used manual wheelchairs are collected through volunteer-run wheelchair collection efforts and drives across the …

Free and Reduced Lunches Press Release

FOR PUBLIC RELEASE Free and Reduced Lunches Press Release The Leonard Kirtz School (Mahoning County Board of DD) today announced its 2017-2018 program year policy for free and reduced price lunches for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care …

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