Easterseals Passages has named Bianca Alvarez as director of programs. In the newly created position, she will oversee programs and services delivered at the Creative Learning Center on Oak Street as well as in the community.
CARF International has awarded a three-year accreditation to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana services. The accreditation applies to Easterseals Arc in Fort Wayne, Easterseals Passages in Columbia City and Easterseals RISE in Angola and Auburn.
Easterseals Passages and Easterseals RISE are planning job fairs to help job seekers in Whitley, Steuben and DeKalb counties connect with opportunities for careers supporting people with disabilities.
Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Indiana Arts Commission for a new performing arts project. The initiative will be implemented collaboratively throughout the Easterseals Northern Indiana network.
Easterseals Northern Indiana has hired Martha Walther as chief human resources officer.
Easterseals RISE has been awarded a $3,500 grant from the Steuben County United Way for a new performing arts project. The project will use the activities of performing arts to enhance the mental health and quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Stacey Duell has been promoted to vice president of programs for Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana, and Allison Turner has been promoted to regional director of employment services for Easterseals Northern Indiana.
Easterseals RISE has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Steuben County Community Foundation for a new performing arts project for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Mary Cross Tippmann Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana.
At an event June 29, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry joined leaders from Easterseals Arc to unveil the organization’s first two industry-focused Learning Labs.
Easterseals Passages has been awarded a $1,200 grant from the Community Foundation of Whitley County for a new interdisciplinary performing arts project.