Congratulations to Michael Kissell, an amazing co-worker and friend of ours! He received a UniqueSource Achievement Award for demonstrating outstanding and exceptional character in living and coping with disabilities, particularly in the workplace. You can use this link to read the full press release. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review also recently posted this nice article and … Continue reading Congratulations to Michael Kissell
Thanks again to everyone who attended our 15th Annual Golf Outing! It was great seeing all of you! If you would like to see the event photos visit our Facebook photo album.
As Spring arrives in western Pennsylvania, we are called to the outdoors. We rediscover what has been hidden by snow and lay dormant during the winter months. The nice weather is our inspiration to collect branches or leaves that have accumulated in the corners of the yard; stain the deck in time for grilling season … Continue reading Tips To Protect Your Vision
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