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

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.

2019-03-04T15:53:10-04:00March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2019-02-27T14:46:20-04:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2019-02-19T11:26:09-04:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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

2019-02-14T14:30:33-04:00February 14th, 2019|Administration, Direct Support|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

2019-01-29T11:44:24-04:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC celebrates holiday season with Santa, Christmas parties and Wish List elves

Sunny 101.5 brings Christmas (and Santa!) to ADEC's new Gaining Grounds Center "I believe in you, Santa!" Kevin Seymore told Sunny 101.5's white-bearded man. Kevin, who participates in both day service and supported living through ADEC, stopped by [...]

2018-12-17T16:22:17-04:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

♫ DSPs, DSPs, you guys really rock! ♫ ADEC corporate choir performs a very special rendition of ‘Jingle Bells’

Our direct support professionals really rock. They rock so much that Leslie Greensides, staff accountant at ADEC, wrote a song about them. Musicians from ADEC's administrative team visit locations throughout Elkhart and St. Joseph locations in December to spread Christmas [...]

2018-12-14T15:07:13-04:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For 30 years, ADEC’s Kelly Murphy brings life and love to her clients

As Kelly Murphy sits at a table in the corner of The Trolley Café at the Old Bag Factory, she thinks about her 30 years with ADEC. A look spreads across her face, a smile that looks both incredulous and full [...]

2018-11-30T11:14:07-04:00November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|0 Comments

ADEC’s Gail Vance celebrates 35 years of filling lives with choice and possibility

When Gail Vance’s husband worked at ADEC, one of the individuals he served was in a car accident. Gail was always willing to bring Tylenol, often enough that it was like she worked there. A simple joke turned into a lifetime [...]

2018-11-30T10:23:15-04:00November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|2 Comments