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Phil & Joan’s No Golf Classic Raises Over $150,000 for Front Line Workers

July 1, 2020
princetonmagazine.com

July 01, 2020 | Press Release.pdf | princetonmagazine.com | urbanagendamagazine.com If you have ever played golf, two terms you want to avoid are “whiff” which means you totally missed the ball or “duff” which is a very bad shot. Pandemic is a term that is even worse. So when Community Options had to postpone their…

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7 local DFW shops to buy fashionable face masks from this summer

June 10, 2020
7 local DFW shops to buy fashionable face masks from this summer

June 10, 2020 | dallasnews.com The CDC recommends everyone wear some type of cloth face covering in public. As the U.S. enters a summer saturated with the spread of COVID-19, some people still need face coverings before venturing out of their quarantine caves. Masks are especially important in Texas as Gov. Greg Abbott continues to…

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Community Options Enterprises Staff Transitions to COI Residential Hero

April 30, 2020
Nijah Bishop

Nijah Bishop joined Community Options Enterprises as a DSP at our Princeton Daily Plan in 2017. On March 17th, the COE day programs were instructed to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nijah was given the option to continue working within one of the residences that Community Options owns and operates. Nijah agreed and has…

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Saleh Hussien, a Hero in Santa Fe, New Mexico

April 30, 2020
Saleh Hussien holding an award for 'Employee of the month'

The definition of the word hero brings one name to mind and his name is Saleh Hussien. Saleh is an amazing man who has committed himself to Community Options and the residents for over 11 years. He has taken every change in stride and with class. He exemplifies the message that our founder Robert Stack…

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Leon Howze as Well as Other Staff go Above and Beyond in Syracuse

April 30, 2020
A woman standing with Leon Howze

A woman standing with Leon Howze As we experience a “different normal” amid the COVID-19 virus, there are times of worry, frustration, and uncertainty. Do we have enough healthy staff to care for the individuals? Do we have enough PPE? Will the individuals and staff become ill? When can we get back to the way…

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Ijeoma Obidegwu Donates Masks in Maryland

April 30, 2020

We would like to offer a great thank you to Ijeoma Obidegwu, one of our new Direct Care Staff in Maryland. She wanted to contribute to the cause by donating her own homemade masks. We cannot thank her enough for being so thoughtful. Thank you Ijeoma! Read Newsletter. Rockville, MD Post navigation ← Amber Marinier,…

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Amber Marinier, Rebecca Hammond, and Catalina Achica go the Extra Mile in Tucson, Arizona

April 30, 2020
Be strong and courageous and other encouraging messages written with chalk on driveway.

We have some truly amazing staff in Tucson, Arizona. The three ladies that live at our Copperhead group home have had some challenging situations during this time. The staff continue to keep the individuals engaged by doing special projects and coming up with personal encouraging words about themselves as well as for others. Amber Marinier,…

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Leadership Personified by Latoya Scott in New York City

April 30, 2020
Christian, John, Latoya, and Anthony in the kitchen of a home in NYC

Being in a crisis situation can reveal a lot about someone. Some people only tend to think about themselves while conversely, others thrive by putting the wellbeing of others above themselves. Latoya Scott, Sr. DSP in NYC, is one of those brave souls who showed her true nature in fulfilling her duties during the COVID-19…

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Fredricka Cross and Willisha Ewing Show Their Dedication in Dallas, Texas

April 30, 2020
Willisha Ewing holding up a poster that says, "Joy"

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fredricka and Willisha, as well as all staff, have been encouraging, stepped up when needed, and haven’t missed a beat. When the staff was confronted by a person we support because they were upset about not being able to maintain their normal routine, the staff stepped up immediately…

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Amber Staten in Arizona doing an Amazing Job

April 30, 2020
Amber Staten - Senior Direct Support Professional

Although the Greater Phoenix region has had many shining stars throughout this unprecedented time, the new Senior DSP for the Darrow Home, Amber Staten, has shown very brightly. Amber has only been with Community Options since the end of February 2020. She recently moved to Tempe, AZ from a small town in Missouri and has…

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