January, 2015


Top 10 Reasons to Attend MI Council for Exceptional Children Conference from March 4-6

And the Top 10 Reasons are...


•Collaborate and network with experts in the field and other professional colleagues from around the state

Traverse City's Nonprofit Paperworks Studio Moves Forward with New Vision, Partnerships

a male adult holds handmade paper at paperworks studioUtopia Foundation steps forward to resurrect the nonprofit, which provides job opportunities for adults with disabilities, and helps steer it into global waters.

Fire & Life Safety Workshop to be held on Feb. 19 for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Community

GT Metro Fire Department logoThe Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department, Quota International Club of Traverse City, Grand Traverse Central Dispatch, Grand Traverse Industries – LIS’N, and Disability Network Northern Michigan are hosting a Fire & Life Safety Workshop on Feb. 19 from 5:45-7 ...

Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative to Host Saturday Special: Invest in Yourself on Feb. 7

PRI LogoThe community is invited to attend a Super Saturday Special on February 7 from 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m. at the TBAISD Career Tech Center (880 Parsons Road in Traverse City.) The theme of conference is "Invest in Yourself ...

Traverse City Public Pier Project Presentation: February 2

Tcity of traverse city logoRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City is moving forward through the design process for the proposed public pier and the project team will present the results of the design workshops at the City Commission meeting on Monday, February ...

Adapted in TC: You have to know me to know my bleeding heart

Web Portal Gives Veterans Easy Access to Michigan Works Online Services

NWMI Works logoVeterans can access a variety of job seeker services by visiting a newly redesigned section of the Northwest Michigan Works! Career Café website. CareerCafe.org/vets puts key information for veterans on one web page. From that page veterans can ...

Adapted in TC: Receiving help is as important as giving

Senior Helpers Offers Dementia Care Workshop Series

The Senior Helpers are offering a free Dementia Care Workshop Series to community members and organizations. The three workshops are designed to provide caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia with engaging, positive, and cognitively ...

Adaptive Aquatics Clinic to Take Place on Feb. 18 at GT Bay YMCA

YMCA logoThe Grand Traverse Bay YMCA is hosting a FREE Aquatics Clinic for individuals with disabilities on February 18 from 5pm-7pm.  All pool users can benefit from the physical properties of water, which assist in healing and exercise performance. This clinic ...

Ten Things You Need to Know About ABLE Accounts

Tourette Syndrome Camp USA to Take Place in Late June

a group of 7 teens participating in Tourette Syndrome CampThe Tourette Syndrome Camp Organization (TSCO) is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt all volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to promoting camping opportunities for children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and its associated disorders Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity ...

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