To all of those involved with the “My Work My Choice” campaign: We want to thank everyone–government representatives, workshop representatives & staffing, parents, families, friends and especially the special needs individuals for all of the hard work that went into going to Harrisburg and keeping our sheltered workshop programs going. We could not be more … Continue reading My Work My Choice – Thank You
WCBA would like to give a big thank you to the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club for a $3,500 donation to be used for our kitchen renovations. They also gave us a $100 donation for Beacon Lodge (special needs summer camp) travel expenses. The Melvin Jones award was presented to Ray Shick by District 14-E Governor … Continue reading Thanks To The Mt. Pleasant Lions Club
Thanks to the Trafford Lions Club and Penn-Trafford Leos Club for coordinating last night’s Dinner in the Dark event. The event was hosted in the WCBA’s Community Room here in Greensburg. Sighted participants were blindfolded and taught how to eat a prepared dinner and fold paper airplanes. Penn-Trafford presented a check donation of $1,210 WCBA’s … Continue reading Lions Club Donation
As you know, the Rally will be on March 13th at 10:30 a.m. There is going to be a hearing at 11:30 a.m. as well. The location of the Rally is the East Wing Rotunda, Main Capital Harrisburg. We are anticipating approximately 750 – 1,000 to attend. Many individuals will be wearing white hats and … Continue reading RALLY & Hearing Information
When: March 13, 2017 Where: State Capital Building Time: 10:30 a.m. It is now time to “VOICE” your message on the “Proposed Changes” that the Office of Developmental Programs is attempting to implement on individuals with an intellectual disability. ALL individuals should have a CHOICE in what they want to do. PLEASE get as many … Continue reading Rally in Harrisburg
Save the date for our 15th Annual Golf Outing. We’re hosting it at Greensburg Country Club on June 9. There is a great day planned for attendees! Registration details coming soon! Call 724-837-1250 ext 12 for more information.
We need to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. With that in mind, the Westmoreland County Blind Association will be hosting meetings on February 8th to determine what action is needed to have the Commonwealth revise their “Proposed Changes” for individuals with an intellectual disability. What will be discussed? Update information on … Continue reading Important Meetings Regarding ODP
PLEASE take time to comment on Proposed Changes that the Commonwealth is planning to make on individuals with an intellectual disability. These changes will eliminate an individual’s CHOICE on where they want to work. The deadline to comment is January 17, 2017. Here is the information that you can use to comment on … Continue reading Action Needed – My Work, My Choice
In celebration of #GivingTuesday please consider making a donation to the WCBA. Your gift will help support our efforts of employment, advocacy, assistance, awareness and independence! It is through the kindness of our friends and neighbors that the WCBA mission endures! Visit Ways To Give to see how you can help.
Thanks to the District 14-E Lions Club (Westmoreland County) who recently donated a check to the Westmoreland County Blind Association in the amount of $3,240 for equipment needed in our Work Activity Center! Our Shredding Department has many options to fit your document or hard drive destruction needs. Whether you are a large company, small … Continue reading Lions Club Donation