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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.

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

ACT-GT & Zonta Club Host Special Needs Day at Festival of Trees on Nov. 20 in TC

ACT logoACT-GT and The Zonta Club are once again hosting Special Needs Day at the annual Festival of Trees on November 20th at The Hagerty Center in Traverse City. Special education classrooms will be visiting the event in the morning from ...

Stage 2 Obesity Treatment Program now in Northern Michigan

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Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital to Host Wellness Day on Nov. 8

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital is hosting their 17th Annual Wellness Day from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 8 in Frankfort, MI. The event is held in partnership with numerous local providers, and will include free health ...

How to Be an Upstander and How to Start a Campaign

A painting created by a student that says "Don't Stand by Stand Up!"The Anti-Bullying Task Force, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) and Northwestern Michigan College, will host the 3rd Annual Anti-Bullying Conference in Traverse City on Friday, October 17.

KnowBullying, a Free App from SAMHSA, Can Prevent Bullying.


Research shows that parents and caregivers who spend at least 15 minutes a day talking with their child can build the foundation for a strong relationship and help prevent bullying.

Disability Network Receives $18,000 for New Beach Path at Clinch Park

3 individuals who use wheelchairs and a young lady who is blind gather on the new ADA Walk at Clinch Park Beach in Traverse City.

Participants with SCI Needed

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"DON'T LIMIT ME!"- Powerful message from Megan who has Down Syndrome

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