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The Resource Center honors outstanding Direct Support Professionals

The Resource Center recently observed Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week by honoring employees who have done an exemplary job of helping people with disabilities to lead meaningful lives. TRC held its annual Everyday Heroes Celebration on September 16 at its administrative offices on Dunham Avenue in Celoron.  The event honored five direct support professionals who [...]

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The Resource Center holds Annual Meeting, Election

Patricia Perlee was re-elected President of The Resource Center’s Board of Directors during the agency’s annual General Membership Meeting. Also re-elected as officers for the Board’s 2020-21 term were Richard Erickson, Vice President; Marie Carrubba, Esq., Secretary; and Craig Colburn, Treasurer. Elected to two-year Board terms were Timothy Adam, Douglas Anderson, Donna Haenggi, Dr. Todd [...]

The Resource Center awarded $26,000 in grants from NYSARC Trust Services

The Resource Center has been awarded $26,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support TRC’s guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts and pooled trusts that improve the lives of people with disabilities by enabling them to maintain eligibility for Medicaid and other means-tested government [...]

TRC launches online career development academy for Direct Support Professionals

The Resource Center has implemented the latest initiative supporting its status as a national leader in the development of direct support professional career ladders with the launch of the NADSP E-Badge Academy. For more than a decade, TRC has worked with NADSP (the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals) to provide opportunities for eligible employees [...]

Fund-raiser to benefit WOW Fund

The pandemic has forced the cancellation of this year’s Mark Pacheco WOW Fund Lip Sync Battle fund-raiser, but area residents still have an opportunity to support the fund. The sixth annual Lip Sync Battle had been scheduled to take place in August at the Celoron Legion.  Because the popular event draws a standing-room-only audience of [...]

The Resource Center provides learning opportunities to 12 health care interns

The Resource Center’s summer intern program gave area students valuable experience in several clinical disciplines, and it may help convince the future health care professionals to start their careers in Chautauqua County. Collectively Dubbed “The Best Interns Ever” by their mentors at The Resource Center, 12 students had the opportunity to rotate among The Resource [...]

TRC accepting nominations for 32nd annual Ability Awareness Awards

Nominations are being accepted for The Resource Center’s 2020 Ability Awareness and Recognition Awards. Every year, people with disabilities in Chautauqua County make tremendous strides in their quest to lead productive, meaningful lives. And every day, they are supported in their efforts by a wide segment of the community that appreciates and values the contributions [...]