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Local Nonprofit Announces the Appointment of new South Carolina Executive Director


Local Nonprofit Announces the Appointment of new South Carolina Executive Director

Irmo, South Carolina, April 14, 2009: Community Options, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Dorothy Goodwin as Executive Director of all South Carolina operations serving the disabled. Community Options develops community- based housing and innovative employment supports for people with developmental disabilities and has been doing so as a national organization since 1989.

Dorothy comes to Community Options, Inc. with a wealth of knowledge and extensive background working with people with disabilities in the state of South Carolina. Dorothy has been in the field of human service for over 25 years and has a very strong relationship with the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. Dorothy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of South Carolina.

“I am elated about the opportunity to work with an innovative community provider organization like Community Options,” says, Goodwin. “South Carolina’s community living and vocational choices for persons with disabilities has been limited and Community Options, Inc. is revolutionizing the manner in which these types of services are delivered, “ Goodwin, added.

“We are thrilled to have Dorothy join our team and we look forward to Dorothy applying her previous knowledge, experience and expertise to assist the South Carolina operation to grow and expand,” says, Karen Hensley, Regional Vice President of South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky.

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