For one employee, new position a chance for redemption

2017-02-03T11:40:23+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Direct Support, History|

For most people, a job offer signals validation, respect and the hope of new beginnings. It's exciting to know someone feels you are worth the investment, regardless of whether you take the job. For Karl Kingsley, his most recent job offer [...]

ADEC Annual Celebration will spotlight clients as we look ahead

2016-10-14T15:32:36+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Community, News|

Get your party hat on and join us as we celebrate ADEC’s 65th birthday! ADEC’s Annual Celebration will take place Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Matterhorn in Elkhart. This year, ADEC is changing up the Annual Dinner because we want to share [...]

ADEC Flies Past Ride-A-Bike Fundraising Goal

2016-05-27T14:18:16+00:00 May 27th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Community, Families, News|

People with disabilities mounted their bicycles alongside the community members who support them on Saturday morning, kicking off the 44th annual Ride-A-Bike for ADEC together. This year's ride has already raised more than $50,000, a 36 percent increase over 2015 totals — and [...]

Riding a Mechanical Bull

2013-04-10T00:01:03+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Administration, Dignity|

By Lisa Kendall ADEC Staff Working in Human Resources, I talk about our mission every day. In fact, it is my most important hiring criteria – do applicants understand our mission? Do they understand what we are trying to accomplish and [...]