Provider Fair set for Thursday


Event to showcase services for developmentally disabled

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The Fayette County Provider Fair will be held this Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Fayette Progressive Industries, 1330 Robinson Road, in Washington C.H.

The event is free and is open to the public. The provider fair showcases services available for adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families. This event is sponsored by Fayette County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Come join in the fun, ask questions and participate in judging an art contest. There will be light snacks and door prizes.

Check out the services that are available for adults and children with developmental disabilities in Fayette County. Registered exhibitors thus far are Columbus Mobility Specialists, N&H Services, Inc., I.H.S. Services, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (providing blood pressure and blood sugar checks), Community Action – Self Help Housing, Creative Housing/Creative Renovations, Capital City Custom Home Improvement, Fayette County Health Department (providing iron and blood pressure checks), Goodwill Industries, MC Mobility, Fayette County Help Me Grow, Inclusion Health Services, Fayette Progressive Industries, Southern Ohio Council of Government, Recreation Unlimited, and Frontier Community Services. Services featured include employment opportunities, residential options, habilitation, volunteering, day care, recreation and many other things that bring quality to life.

Entries will be accepted for the Art Contest* at the county board and at the Provider Fair until 4:30 p.m. All attendees will vote for the winners. VISA Gift Cards will be awarded to the top three people (first=$100, second=$50, third=$25) with the most votes. (*Eligibility requirement to submit artwork: a person must be a resident of FAYETTE County and be receiving or be eligible to receive services as determined by FAYETTE County Board of DD.)

The door prizes (winners must be present) will be awarded throughout the fair and the art contest prizes will be awarded between 6 and 6:30 p.m.

The Art Contest Rules and Application is available at www.fayettedd.com or may be picked up at Fayette County Board of DD, 1330 Robinson Rd., Washington C.H., OH 43160.

Exhibitors still may register to participate. There is no fee however a door prize is requested. Registration forms and a list of providers/exhibitors showcasing their services at the Provider Fair is available at www.fayettedd.com. The list will be updated as more providers register.

For more information, call 740-335-7453, ext. 10.

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Event to showcase services for developmentally disabled

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