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2014-08-19 23:08:52

Partnership to Advance Veteran Employment in the Private and Public Sector Washington DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center and the Institute for Veterans and Military at Syracuse University (IVMF) are collaborating to advance veterans employment in the private and public sector. The new partnership, announced today, is anticipated to reach more than 5,000 veterans and their families over the next 12 months. Through the partnership, Easter Seals Dixon Center will provide...

2014-08-14 23:10:26

Heels & Wheels for Megan's House is a Triathlon and Duathlon event that will benefit Easter Seals Southern Georgia Megan's House, a respite home for children. Waycross, Ga (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Easter Seals Southern Georgia event Heels & Wheels Duathlon & Triathlon will be held Saturday, August 23rd at Laura Walker State Park near Waycross, Georgia. Start time will be 7:30 AM. The duathlon distance is a 2 mile run, 13 mile bike ride, and a 3 mile run. The triathlon...

2014-07-24 23:07:57

Marks Third Year Supporting Easter Seals Assistive Technology Programs to Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Disabilities Nationwide Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Easter Seals, in partnership with the Comcast Foundation, today announced that Easter Seals programs in six locations nationwide will receive $25,000 each as the 2014-2015 recipients of the Comcast Assistive Technology Grant Fund. Established in 2012, the fund empowers individuals living with disabilities by...

2014-07-14 23:07:19

Global Investments Company Receives Award Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Easter Seals honored BNY Mellon with the 2014 Leadership Award during its recent Easter Seals Advocacy Summit Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. The awards recognize exceptional partners, corporations, organizations, foundations and visionaries making a difference in Easter Seals’ key focus areas: brain health, veterans and healthy families. BNY Mellon won the award in the veterans’ category for its commitment...

2014-07-04 23:02:43

Easter Seals Camp Horizon near Bragg Creek, AB, to receive additional fundingas supporters shop online using innovative fundraising website, ShopandShare.ca. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 ShopandShare.ca, an innovative website that pairs online shopping with automatic donations to Canadian non-profits, has selected the Easter Seals Camp Horizon as its ‘Featured Non-Profit’ for July. Easter Seals Camp Horizon is Alberta's leading provider of outdoor education programs for...

2014-07-02 23:08:04

Parents Magazine Publisher Receives Leadership Award Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Easter Seals honored the Meredith Corporation with the 2014 Leadership Award during its recent Advocacy Summit Awards Dinner held in Washington, D.C. The awards recognize exceptional partners, corporations, organizations, foundations and visionaries making a difference in Easter Seals’ areas of key initiatives: brain health, veterans and healthy families. The Meredith Corporation won the award in...

2014-06-30 23:04:26

Mental Health Research Nonprofit Receives Leadership Award Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Easter Seals honored the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation with the 2014 Leadership Award during its recent Advocacy Summit Awards Dinner held in Washington, D.C. The awards recognize exceptional partners, corporations, organizations, foundations and visionaries making a difference in Easter Seals’ key focus areas: brain health, veterans and healthy families. The Brain & Behavior...

2014-05-08 23:10:08

Organizations partner to support Americans caring for veterans and military service members. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Easter Seals Dixon Center launched its free, online webinar series for caregiver education and training this week. The series was created to meet the growing need for caregiver education identified by the RAND study commissioned by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. The study provided comprehensive evidence-based needs assessments of military caregivers. The report...

2014-05-01 08:29:11

Written, Produced and Directed by a Post 9/11 Veteran--with All-Star Veteran Cast and Crew--Spots Use Light Humor to Challenge the Public's Perceptions of Returning Veterans CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Easter Seals Dixon Center releases its second Public Service Announcement (PSA), part of a series created to use light humor to reinforce subtle, but positive, attributes of returning veterans and offer Easter Seals Dixon Center services to those who need...

2014-04-29 08:37:03

Dr. Patricia Wright will serve as Vice President of Professional Services NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink, an education technology company that puts cutting-edge tools to support students with special needs in the hands of educators and parents, announced that Dr. Patricia Wright, former national director of autism services at Easter Seals, will join the organization as Vice President of Professional Services this week. "Dr. Wright has unparalleled passion for,...


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