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2020 CARE Awards

July 20, 2020
We had winners this year in four different categories. Congratulations to the following recipients: Self-Advocate Award - Missy Davis, Hero with Heart Award - Tom Hehmeyer, Direct Service Award - Naomi Shifferly, Community Partner Award - Becky Pittman.
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Increasing awareness in our community

April 8, 2020
Twenty-four people representing businesses, schools, and agencies in Richland County on March 12 participated in the 19th Annual Community Awareness.
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Superintendent Update

April 8, 2020
I don't think any of us could have predicted how drastically our lives both at work and home have changed over the past couple of weeks. For me at least it has felt more like months not weeks since the schools have all closed, recreational and sporting events have been postponed, churches are gathering virtually, restaurants are limited to take out only, zoom meetings and working from home have become a new norm, and we are self-quarantining as a nation.
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DD Board reorganizes for 2020

February 12, 2020
The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities held its 2020 organizational meeting on Jan. 22.
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Seeking award nominations

February 7, 2020
Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now seeking nominations for its CARE awards.
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United States 2020 Census

January 31, 2020
We are excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the @uscensusbureau to support the #2020Census! As a partner, we’ll be working to ensure that our community is accurately represented. To learn about the upcoming census, visit
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DODD Director visits Newhope

January 14, 2020
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Director Jeff Davis visited Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities yesterday.
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K of C Council donates to gift fund

September 24, 2019
The Knights of Columbus Council 4448 from St. Mary of the Snows on Ashland Rd., Mansfield has presented a check totaling $228 to Richland Newhope's Gift Fund.
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Richland Newhope honors award winner

June 26, 2019
Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities has selected local resident Emilie Stanley as this year's recipient of the 2019 CARE award.
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Newhope hosts remote support tours

June 19, 2019
Richland Newhope will host an Open House and tour of their remote support demonstration site on June 27. The Open House is to show how technology can help people with disabilities live independently.
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Newhope Charities Golf Outing

May 15, 2019
The 21st Annual Newhope Charities Golf Outing is coming up Fri., July 19 at the Deer Ridge Golf Club in Bellville. It will include a $5,000 Hole-In-One Challenge.
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Mall walking event wraps up Developmental Disabilities Awareness Motnh

March 29, 2019
More than 100 people took part in the 2nd Annual Step Into Spring Fun Walk at the Richland Mall on March 29.
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