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New superintendent worked her way to the top

New superintendent worked her way to the top

April 17, 2018
Michele Giess knows Richland Newhope well. In fact, except for a part-time job in high school, it's the only place she has ever worked.
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Your new DD Board members

Your new DD Board members

April 17, 2018
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) welcomed two new members in January. Nicolas Comstock and Amanda Chapman were appointed to four-year terms. Both say they are excited for the new challenge.
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Goodwill helps people become employed

Goodwill helps people become employed

April 17, 2018
In 2017 Goodwill Industries of Akron, serving Richland, Summit, Portage, Medina, and Ashland Counties, helped nearly 9,400 individuals seeking employment with training and job placement services.
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Mall walking event planned for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Mall walking event planned for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 9, 2018
Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD), in collaboration with Richland Public Health, the Mansfield Y, and the Richland Mall, presents “Step into Spring” – a walking event on Thursday, March 22 at the Richland Mall.
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Richland Newhope holds 17th Annual Community Awareness Day

Richland Newhope holds 17th Annual Community Awareness Day

March 8, 2018
Twenty-four people representing businesses, schools, and agencies in Richland County on Thursday participated in the 17th Annual Community Awareness Day sponsored by Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
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Richland Newhope salutes 2018 coloring contest winners

March 1, 2018
Seventeen Richland County students have been selected as winners of the 25th Annual Richland County Third Grade Coloring Contest
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Richland Newhope celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Richland Newhope celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

February 27, 2018
Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) is celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March.
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Richland Newhope seeking award nominations

Richland Newhope seeking award nominations

January 30, 2018
Richland Newhope is seeking nominations for its new CARE awards.
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DD Board welcomes two new members

DD Board welcomes two new members

January 24, 2018
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) held its 2018 re-organizational meeting on Wed., Jan. 24, and welcomed two new members.
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Richland County Board of DD receives three-year accreditation

December 5, 2017
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope) has received a three-year accreditation from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.
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Prather honored with Distinguished Service Award from OACB

Prather honored with Distinguished Service Award from OACB

December 5, 2017
Richland Newhope Superintendent Liz Prather receives OACB award for her years of service.
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Richland County Board of DD names next superintendent

Richland County Board of DD names next superintendent

November 8, 2017
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (RCBDD) has appointed Michele Giess as the next superintendent of Richland Newhope. 
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