Feb 14
Lisa Carbone, Director
Dungarvin California

2013 Peggy Porter Memorial Award

Dungarvin launched the annual Peggy Porter Memorial Award in early 2007 to honor the life and ultimate sacrifice of Peggy Porter, a Dungarvin direct service professional (DSP). Peggy was a truly extraordinary person of great humility, and she cared immensely about the people she supported. On the evening of December 20, 2006, a fire … Read Full Post

Jan 07
Jennifer Gulley, Senior Director
Dungarvin Ohio

Honoring Lives Lost in Tragedy

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On December 20, 2006, a tragedy occurred when a fire broke out at one of the homes in Columbus, Ohio. One of our valued direct service professionals, Peggy Porter, attempted to extinguish the fire and rescue the individuals receiving supports in the home, Tony B. and John C. All three were overcome by the … Read Full Post

Dec 27
Dawn Smith, Director
Dungarvin Minnesota

Employees Have a Shot!

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Employees have a shot... a shot at winning cash in a drawing for Dungarvin Minnesota's flu shot campaign, that is. Dungarvin Minnesota has been offering this organized flu shot campaign since 2007, because getting vaccinated is the best prevention. It is now recommended that all people get vaccinated, not just high risk individuals. This … Read Full Post

Dec 17
Kim Bequest, Area Director
Dungarvin Wisconsin

2013 ANCOR DSP Award Winner: Louis Farmer

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Louis Farmer was selected by the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) to be recognized as the state recipient for the 2013 Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Award. ANCOR is a national association that represents more than 800 providers of community services that serve over 400,000 individuals with disabilities. ANCOR facilitates advocacy … Read Full Post

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