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4710 Timber Trail Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45044

Abilities First Night at Dayton Dragons, 5/3 Field, Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Residents and staff of Doty House, Hopewell, and students of Abilities First celebrated the agency's 60th birthday at a Dayton Dragons baseball game, recently. The Dragons team is a Cincinnati Reds affiliate in the Midwest League.
A great big THANK YOU to Abilities First receptionist Cheryl Hoag, and driver Steve Stivers, for organizing the event fund raiser on behalf of Abilities First. The agency received $5.00 for every ticket sold. A total of 100 tickets were sold.

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Abilities First Helps PAWS Adoption Center

A Food Drive for Homeless Animals was celebrated at Abilities First throughout the month of May. Thanks for the kindness of many Abilities First employees who participated. 

Animal food was delivered to the PAWS Adoption Center, today. IMG 1011
Abilities First Director of Adult Day and Employment Services Jaila Dunford, holding Toro; Abilities First Marketing and Development Coordinator Connie Sandker holding Chilly Willy; PAWS Board President, Gail Corrill holding Cody; Abilities First HR Assistant and Payroll Vicki Warnock; PAWS Kennel Staff Brianna Vandeventer, with Walter. Toro, Chilly Willy and Walter are all up for adoption. Contact PAWS Adoption Center for information about adopting a pet. Phone: 513-539-PAWS (7297) www.pawsadoptioncenter.org


Congratulations to Abilities First Early Childhood Learning Center Director Lisa Stevens

Congratulations to Abilities First Early Childhood Learning Center Director Lisa Stevens for appointed as a member of the Miami University 30711094 753049794899361 227263411328903259 nRegionals Pre- Kindergarten Advisory Council for the Department of Education and Society! This Advisory Council is a part of the Miami Regionals Community Advisory Council. Along with the Councils, academic departmental advisory councils, faculty and leadership, will participate in conversations about the new developments at Miami Regionals and the role that they can play in the region’s future.

Residents worked on skills at lunch

Doty House Active Treatment Specialist Adriana and Doty House Manager Brandi took residents Dylan, Marc, and Rob to lunch at the Golden Corral. Residents worked on skills like money handling, signing words and phrases, etiquette, and how to interact with people in the community. Brandi said, "it was a great time filled with important lessons, and good food! Thank you especially to the server Sandy, who was patient and kind."


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From birth through life, Abilities First of Middletown and Franklin, Ohio provides a broad array of individual and group programs for children and adults with disabilities.  

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