Archives by Month: July 2014

Summit DD Aids in Probate Court Volunteer Guardian Program

When individuals are in need of long-term care or assistance in making informed life decisions, they often turn to a family member or friend to serve as their guardian. Unfortunately, not every citizen in Summit County has someone to turn to for such support and guidance. Recognizing the need for increased assistance for adults in our communities, the Summit County Probate Court recently launched the Volunteer Guardian Program. The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, and several local agencies are working together to implement this innovative program that aims to provide legal guardianship and improved quality of life for adults in Summit County. Read More ›

Kids Form Push-Chair Team to Take On Cleveland Triathlon

In just a few short weeks, two Summit County residents are going to show us that our community should never be divided based on stereotypes or abilities. Their strength, determination and friendship will empower thousands—most likely, including you. So who is this amazing duo? They’re simply kids being kids! Read More ›

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