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We’re not nickel-and-diming you: ADEC’s wage initative adds up

2019-04-19T12:28:45-04:00April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It's not just flowers that have been growing this month at ADEC -- it's salaries, too. All eligible employees received a $0.15 raise in their April paychecks, the second bump in pay since the beginning of 2019. It's part of [...]

ADEC’s (Walk, Run or) Ride-A-Bike returns on May 18 for 47th year

2019-04-10T15:25:55-04:00April 10th, 2019|Ride-A-Bike, Uncategorized|

At ADEC, we are all about choice and possibility. We believe that the 1,000+ individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities we serve each year deserve the freedom to make their own choices and explore their life's possibilities. We apply that [...]

Ride-A-Bike changes lives. Let Stephanie Lewis show you how.

2019-03-28T12:40:52-04:00March 28th, 2019|Community, Ride-A-Bike|

When Stephanie Lewis was born, a doctor told her parents that she would never accomplish anything and she would never be able to walk. Boy, did she prove them wrong. Not only can Stephanie now walk, she can ride a bike. [...]

Ride-A-Bike 2019: Shively family raises money for ADEC day program they have come to love

2019-03-28T12:17:07-04:00March 28th, 2019|Community, Ride-A-Bike|

The summer after Alex Shively turned 5 years old, his parents set a goal for him: Alex would learn to ride a bike. Because Alex was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Sotos syndrome, which is characterized by excessive [...]

ADEC’s Gaining Grounds Center now available to rent for conferences, meetings and more

2019-03-04T15:53:10-04:00March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When you’re looking for a location for your event — whether it’s a staff retreat or a class reunion — consider ADEC’s new Gaining Grounds Center.

ADEC’s Resource + Transition Fair connects families to disability organizations, programs that can help

2019-02-27T14:46:20-04:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Resource + Transition Fair 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 9 NETWORKING: Meet and speak with other individuals, families and professionals. Space will be provided if you wish to have a private conversation. RESOURCES: Have a chance to [...]

ADEC clients and staff pour time, energy and lots of sugar into making Cupcake Wars a success

2019-02-19T11:26:09-04:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Many of us here at ADEC are still riding the sugar high brought on by Cupcake Wars. ADEC's five day service locations and After-School Club really rose to the occasion by whipping up dozens of sweet treats in hopes of [...]

ADEC celebrates 39 employees for a combined 435 years of service to individuals with disabilities

2019-02-14T14:30:33-04:00February 14th, 2019|Administration, Direct Support|

ADEC celebrated 39 employees with a combined 435 years of service to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Oh my ganache! Competition heating up for ADEC’s Cupcake Wars on Feb. 13

2019-01-29T11:44:24-04:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We won't sugarcoat it: Cupcake Wars is one ADEC event you won't want to miss. For several weeks now, ADEC's five day services and After-School Club have been fine-tuning their best batters and finest frostings in hopes of winning over [...]