Author Archives: Emily Hastings

End of October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In honor of the last day of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we would like to share two articles and a website that discuss the benefits of hiring individuals who have a disability. Take a moment this weekend to check them out!http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2014/10/21/pledging-im-in-to-hire-individuals-with-intellectual-and-developmental-disabilities/ http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/10/5_reasons_why_people_with_disa.html http://www.imintohire.org/

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Team Scott Clambake – November 1, 2014

Join Team Scott for their clambake fundraiser this Saturday, November 1st from 4:00pm – 9:00pm at The West Park Knights of Columbus (3556 West 130th Street, Cleveland, OH 44111). Tickets are $40 and include one dozen clams, half a fresh chicken, an ear of sweet corn, sweet potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, draft beer, pop, coffee […]

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“A Christmas Carol” Sensory-Friendly Matinee – November 26, 2014

PlayhouseSquare and Great Lakes Theatre are providing a sensory-friendly performance of the classic tale “A Christmas Carol” at the Ohio Theatre on Wednesday, November 26 at 11:00am. For this special performance, accommodations will be made, including a supportive audience environment, designated quiet areas, adjustments to light and sound, and online resource materials. To purchase tickets, […]

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The Kohoen Social Community Service Group Site Visit – October 20, 2014

A group of 17 administrators of a social welfare facility in Japan are visiting Cleveland from October 20th -24th to learn about non-profit facilities who work with individuals who have disabilities in the United States. They expressed a particular interest in touring UCP of Greater Cleveland to learn about our adult day services, organizational employment […]

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Warren Mitchell

Warren Mitchell’s career began within UCP’s Supported Employment Program. He started at the Cleveland Clinic/Lyndhurst Supported Employment Site in June of 2008, where he assisted in various clerical tasks. Warren later transferred to the Reese Pharmaceutical Site in April of 2009 and began packaging over-the-counter medications. He was later trained in shipping and custodial duties. […]

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    Events on October 5, 2014
    • Browns Tailgate Fundraiser

      Starts: 12:30 pm, October 5, 2014

      Ends: 2:30 pm, October 5, 2014

      Location: Harry Buffalo, 18605 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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    Events on October 17, 2014
    • Fall Fling

      Starts: 6:00 pm, October 17, 2014

      Ends: 8:00 pm, October 17, 2014

      Location: Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe, 18616 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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    Events on October 19, 2014
    • Team Niko Event

      Starts: 4:00 pm, October 19, 2014

      Ends: 7:00 pm, October 19, 2014

      Location: P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111, United States

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    Events on October 29, 2014
    • BAC Cocktail Reception

      Starts: 5:30 pm, October 29, 2014

      Ends: 7:00 pm, October 29, 2014

      Location: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

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