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ARISE Newsletter – Oswego County – September 2013

What’s inside: new HOME Program funded by the Shineman Foundation, social group meeting dates, Habilitation department announcements, Farm Camp recap, UNIQUE 2013 artists from Oswego County, upcoming social skills and parent training sessions, Project Bloom, new Medicaid transportation reservation process, new Consolidated Support Services program announcement, Oswego County Ramp Program update, back to school tips, and more!

Sabine Ingerson (Director of Oswego County Offices – ARISE), Jim Karasek (Manager of Independent Living Services – ARISE Oswego), and Lauren Pistell (Executive Director – Shineman Foundation)

Shineman Foundation Partners with ARISE to Preserve Independence

August 12, 2013

Oswego, NY: ARISE is pleased to announce the start of a new program that will make it possible for people to remain at home.  Made possible through support from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation, the Housing Options Made through E-modifications (HOME) program will cover the cost of minor interior home modifications that become necessary due […]

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ARISE Ramp Building Season Officially Begins

August 2, 2013

Oswego, NY: Motorcyclists and runners came together on Saturday, June 8th to raise over $11,000 in net proceeds at ARISE’s annual Ride for Ramps event at Fort Ontario. The money raised through the event will mean that ARISE will be able to build ramps for at least 10 families in the community. The event was […]

ARISE Newsletter – Oswego County – August 2013

What’s inside: Disability Awareness Day, social group meeting dates, Habilitation department news, upcoming Family Support Services groups, Oswego County Ramp Program update, MSC blog, and more!

The Power of the ADA

August 1, 2013

By Contributing Writer: Michael Theobald This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act is celebrating its 23rd year of existence. I have used a wheelchair for twelve of them, and I couldn’t imagine the country without the ADA compliance rules. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is federal legislation that protects the rights of people with […]

Success Story: Chris

July 31, 2013

Where Opportunity Meets Success – Helping People with Disabilities Find Meaningful Employment in the Community It’s no secret that Chris loves his job. Last year, Chris came to ARISE looking for some assistance with landing his first job. After meeting with Chris and assessing his skills and goals, our employment team matched him with the […]

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ARISE Ramp Building Season Officially Begins

June 19, 2013

Oswego, NY: Motorcyclists and runners came together on Saturday, June 8th to raise over $11,000 in net proceeds at ARISE’s annual Ride for Ramps event at Fort Ontario. The money raised through the event will mean that ARISE will be able to build ramps for at least 10 families in the community. The event was […]

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ARISE Newsletter – Summer 2013

June 16, 2013

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Ride for Ramps Bicycle Raffle to Benefit ARISE Ramp Program

May 31, 2013

Community members have the chance to win a custom fitted bike from Murdock’s Bicycles & Sports while also helping the local ARISE Oswego County Ramp program. This is the second year in a row that Murdock’s has pledged their support for the program. All money raised through the raffle will be used to purchase construction […]

group of staff and volunteers who were honored at the 2013 Special Appreciation Event

2013 Special Appreciation Event

May 1, 2013

We were thrilled to recognize the following people who are part of our movement to remove barriers, sustain needs, strengthen skills, and enrich the lives of people with disabilities across CNY: Keith Mulcahey (presented posthumously) and Mitch Mitchell for 10 years of leadership and service on the ARISE Board of Directors. Ron Champion, Nina Lutz, […]