Author Archives: Eric Bailey

Building A Legacy, Mile By Mile

“Just because you’re in a wheelchair doesn’t mean your life stops!” These are the words of Andre Travis, spoken with great conviction as he prepares for one of the biggest moments of his life. Born with cerebral palsy, Andre has faced many obstacles in his time – but he doesn’t seek sympathy because those obstacles don’t define him. “We can do anything we put our minds to. It’s the tough times that make you stronger,” remarked Andre. Read More ›

Partnering for Opportunity

Earning your ideal job, it’s one of the most rewarding revelations in life. You feel an overwhelming sense of accomplishment. At Summit DD, we’ve made it a mission to provide people with developmental disabilities equal opportunities to work in their community, among their peers. Read More ›

Eagle Scout Unites Community for a Cause

It’s an amazing sight to see when the thoughts and actions of a single individual impact an entire community. It’s even more of an astounding moment when the individual acts simply out of the kindness of his heart. On Friday, May 31st, one of these remarkable moments occurred at the Summit DD Ellet center. Devon Pangburn, a 15 year old Eagle Scout candidate, unveiled three raised garden beds that he’d constructed for the center’s garden club. Read More ›

The King of the Falls

There’s only so much time in this world and most days it can seem like there isn’t enough. Kenny King manages to use each second bettering the town he loves, Cuyahoga Falls. Every morning, for decades, Kenny embarks on his day and leaves behind a wake of genuine joy, goodwill and wisdom. With his countless community contributions, it’s no wonder why he’s called the King of the Falls. Read More ›

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