Spire Arts Reveals Completed Mural

The Spire Arts group proudly welcomed the community on Tuesday, October 7th to celebrate the completion of their mural at Jane Newcom Park with a ceremonial ribbon cutting! 

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Local Leader Event

Montgomery County is  partnering with Greene County DD and Warren County DD in an initiative from the State Department of DD called Local Leaders.

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Spire Arts makes their mark on vandalism

When graffiti struck Dayton’s Patterson Park neighborhood, the residents did as they have always done when a problem arises: they took action

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Transportation Department Received 100% Passing Grade for Twenty-Eighth Consecutive Year

Each year, as state bus inspections roll around, the pressure gets a little more intense for the vehicle maintenance staff.

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OMEO Program

The fun and energetic show gives individuals from our adult day centers, as well as our friends from neighboring Ross, Clark, Clinton, and Miami County a chance to shine and show their diverse talents. 

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Erin Ritchey - DD Hall of Fame

Sixteen Individuals were Honored at the 26th Annual Developmental Disabilities Hall of Fame and 25th Annual Erin Ritchey Memorial Awards.

 

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Announcements

Open House for Peggy Martin

Open House for Peggy Martin 
November 21, 2014

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Annual Goals 2014-15

Annual Goals

Important correction

Important correction: The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) updated their website last year http://dodd.ohio.gov  and the telephone number for County Board’s contacts to report abuse/neglect directly to DODD was changed to 1-800-617-6733. Click here for rest of the article.

Safety in Board Facilities

See attached memo from the Superintendent

News

09/23/14 — In the News Arc of Ohio

The Arc of Ohio will sponsor six (6) forums throughout Ohio...

07/31/14 — In the News New residential option now available

New residential option now available   Choices In ...

05/19/14 — In the News Olmstead Related Decisions

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Make a Difference

Making a Difference

Brandon Kilgore

 Brandon Kilgore is a shining example of an individual with developmental disabilities that advocates for other people with disabilities. Graduating from Meadowdale High School in 2007, Brandon immediately started attending Kuntz Center where he chose to develop his work skills and participate in meaningful activities. Brandon made it clear that he was an ambitious young man, eager to be independent in all areas of his life.

 As a highly independent man, Brandon has no problems sharing that he takes care of his medical appointments, uses RTA, rides project mobility, uses a cell phone, is an active member in church and loves to be out in the community. In 2003, Brandon underwent a successful kidney transplant from his mother, Tammi Bell. Unfortunately, Tammi was diagnosed with cancer and sadly passed away in 2009, but they remained close until her passing. Brandon uses challenging situations like this to encourage others to keep going and do the best that he can and throughout, he’s remained positive and motivated to accomplish his personal goals.

Currently, Brandon is employed at Kuntz Center and URS. He’s also the president of the MCBDDS Advocacy Council in which he attends the Listening session with the Superintendent and other advocacy representatives. Brandon continues to participate in the community by volunteering to help teenagers with homework after school at the East End Community Center. Brandon is also highly active in the church choir at St. John’s Baptist Church. In 2011 he participated in a Community Advocacy event as well as the People First conference in 2010.

Brandon’s self-determination continues to develop and grow. He advocates for himself and for others. His goal has always been to improve his quality of life while not offending anyone. Brandon continues to make a positive impact wherever he goes.