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Activate! – LIFEDesigns: Vonnie Peischl

Air date: 10/02/2017 Initially fueled by her son’s utilization of services, Vonnie Peischl’s long-standing involvement at LIFEDesigns has been instrumental in improving their visibility and development efforts. Vonnie’s perspective as a devoted parent is highly valued – from small committee meetings to representing LIFEDesigns to the general community. Vonnie’s talent for fundraising has produced some of the most successful events …

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Standing Room Only: A Discussion on the Americans with Disabilities Act

On Wednesday, June 22nd the City of Bloomington’s Council for Community Accessibility met with different restaurant owners to speak about making Bloomington more compliable with the Americans with Disabilities Act. A representative from the Great Lakes ADA Center came to give a mini-training session at Uptown Cafe on how to improve restaurants in the Bloomington area. Jennifer Skulski owns her …

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Woman’s Disability Creates Personal Reflection

The fear of moving back in with your parents is very real for many people; most will do whatever they can to prove that they’re independent enough to make it in the world, without help from mom and dad. So what happens when you’re diagnosed with an illness that forces you to move back in with your mom in your …

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Bloomington Wants Public Feedback on ADA Transition Plan

The City of Bloomington is seeking feedback from the public on a new update to its ADA Transition Plan, as part of a regular process to comply with the requirements and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA requires public agencies with more than fifty employees to maintain an up-to-date Transition Plan, which they say should survey accessibility …

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