ADEC clients celebrated at 2019 Annual Celebration with special guest Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch

The people we serve at ADEC are constantly breaking out of their comfort zone to accomplish great things and discover their true potential. On Thursday afternoon, nearly 300 people gathered at Elkhart's Lerner Theatre to celebrate five individuals with intellectual [...]

2019-10-14T10:58:46-04:00October 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC celebrates community employment partners, clients at inaugural luncheon

Beth Ann Geyer never imagined herself accepting an award in front of a room of nearly a hundred people. She improvised an acceptance speech where she expressed her gratitude and thanked her employer, Pizza Hut, for the opportunity to work and [...]

2019-10-14T11:00:34-04:00October 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch to speak at ADEC’s 2019 Annual Celebration

Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch will visit Elkhart County in October to deliver a keynote address at ADEC’s Annual Celebration. The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, inside the Crystal Ballroom of the Lerner [...]

2019-09-26T23:25:25-04:00September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ADEC’s guardianship program supports a client’s life with the power of informed choice and possibility

Robert Shaw never thought he’d get to experience history first-hand. “I got interested in history after watching some programs about nuclear power and the first atom bomb,” he says. “I watch programs like Planet Earth and read on the internet about [...]

2019-09-12T11:29:55-04:00September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Art by ADEC soars with superheroes, sci-fi legends at Hall of Heroes Comic Con

Superheroes and supervillains invaded Elkhart at last weekend's third annual Comic Con, and Art by ADEC was in the middle of it all. ADEC was fortunate to have a booth in the center of the Comic Con and be able [...]

2019-09-12T15:40:49-04:00September 11th, 2019|Community, News|0 Comments

ADEC celebrates Direct Support Professional Appreciation Week 2019

There are more than 400 employees who work at ADEC, the majority of whom are Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). Each year, the governor of Indiana designates a week dedicated to DSPs, and we love to celebrate it at ADEC! DSP Appreciation [...]

2019-09-06T14:57:39-04:00September 6th, 2019|Community, Direct Support, News|0 Comments

Wy.Not Summer Camp program winds down for 2019 season

It’s that time of year, when the heat has started to outstay its welcome and kids are trading their swim trunks for book bags, which means ADEC’s Wy.Not Summer Camp program has come to an end for the year. But what [...]

2019-08-28T08:06:17-04:00August 27th, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, Families, News|0 Comments

First United Methodist Church of Middlebury parishioners volunteer, donate funds

On a muggy Saturday morning, nine parishioners from First United Methodist Church of Middlebury made the trek to ADEC's new Goshen properties to help with some needed improvements. The volunteers came to pull up some old carpet and put a [...]

2019-08-21T10:46:03-04:00August 21st, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, News|0 Comments