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Offering Hope

January 9, 2018
Two long-time local nurses have embarked on a new career supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.Melody Pitts and Donna Goddard have more than 55 years of combined nursing experience. 
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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

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

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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Hard work pays off

October 10, 2017
There are many benefits to having a job.
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'Foster' mom

October 10, 2017
A few years ago Tammy Staton was working a 9-to-5 job, wishing that she could spend more time with her three grandchildren but still be able to help her household financially.
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“A developmental and now a sentimental journey “

October 10, 2017
The beginning - In 1970, I had just graduated from college and was preparing to go into physical therapy school at The Ohio State University that fall.  I was looking for a job that might be related to my future career and was led to the Columbus State Institute (CSI).  They had an opening for an aide in the Therapy Department.  I had no clue that this was going to be an eye-opening summer and the field where I would later spend much of my career.
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Giving back to the community

October 10, 2017
The pavilion at Liberty Park in Mansfield is all spruced up thanks to Boy Scout Troop 123. 
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Richland Newhope superintendent announces retirement

August 24, 2017
Richland Newhope superintendent announces retirement
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Provider expands services in Richland County

July 6, 2017
One of the newest providers of services in Richland County is Statewide Transportation LLC.  Founded in 2015 in Ashland County, the company now serves about 29 people in Ashland, Wayne, Holmes, and, as of May 1, Richland County.“We started initially doing non-medical transportation and HPC (Homemaker Personal Care) transportation,” says Co-Owner Heather Gentle.  “There’s such a need with a lot of things, and I guess with my background we decided to…add services.”
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