October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

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This month we celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and work to educate everyone on the value of a workforce inclusive of all skills and talents. This year, the Department of Labor is celebrating more than 70 years of advocacy with disabilities. The Shelby County Board of DD (SCBDD) employs staff who specialize in… Read more »

October Provider of the Month

Linda Ostendrof

Congratulations to October’s Provider of the Month, Linda Ostendorf.  Linda is very dependable, caring, dedicated and always goes above and beyond for the individuals she works with.  Linda has worked in the developmental disabilities field for 10 years.  What she loves most about being an independent provider is to see the smiles and hear the… Read more »

B.E.S.T. Fundraiser: T-Shirt Sale

BEST Tshirt Fundraiser

B.E.S.T. (Bringing Everyone at Shelby Hills Together), is a non-profit group made up of Shelby Hills Preschool families and staff members whose mission is to promote strong relationships between staff, families, and the community by providing resources and quality experiences for all children.  Funds raised through the group have been used to purchase pumpkins for… Read more »

Shelby Hills is back in session

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School is back in session for us at Shelby Hills Preschool, one of the programs provided by the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Our hallways are once again filled with bright young learners, as well as our dedicated teaching staff and therapists. As many readers know, Shelby Hills Preschool provides educational opportunities to children… Read more »

Chipotle Fundraiser

Chipotle Fundraiser

Visit Chipotle at 1975 W. Michigan Street in Sidney on Tuesday, October 22nd between 4:00 p.m and 8:00 p.m. to take part in the Shelby Hills Preschool fundraiser. Be sure to take a copy of the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting Shelby Hills Preschool so that 33% of… Read more »

Family Fun Glow Run

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The BEST organization is a non-profit group of families & staff working together to promote strong relationships, provide resources, & enrich quality experiences for all children. All proceeds go towards equipment and other needs of the children of Shelby Hills Preschool. The B.E.S.T. Family Fun Glow Run will be held at Redskin Memorial Park in… Read more »

September Provider of the Month

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Congratulations to September’s Provider of the Month, Melissa Hughes.  Melissa is very caring, dependable, focuses on the needs of those she serves always going above and beyond.  Melissa has worked in the developmental disabilities field for 7 years and has been an independent provider for 9 months.  When asked to give an example of a… Read more »

August Provider of the Month

Betsey Nave

Congratulations to August’s Provider of the Month, Betsey Nave. Dependability is just one of Betsey’s many strengths. She has been extremely reliable and the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities can’t thank her enough. Betsey is a great advocate for the people she serves. She has a full schedule, yet she is flexible and always… Read more »

June Provider of the Month

Karla Pleiman

Congratulations to June’s Provider of the Month, Karla Pleiman. Karla has been an independent provider for a little over a year and a half.  She has been a wonderful support and advocate for Janelle. They have had a lot of fun together and Janelle has learned new skills with the help of Karla. When asked to… Read more »