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Choices 2019 Winter

December 30, 2019
Columbia, South Carolina

Choices Winter 2019 Newsletter The Judith Scheide Challenge Grown from the seeds of Judith Scheide’s Philanthropy Community Options’ Local Fundraisers Meet Their Goal This past spring at Community Options’ Spring Gala, one generous donor, Judith Scheide, volunteered to match up to $100,000 that was raised by Community Options by the end of the year 2019.…

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Community Options Begins Meaningful Life, Meaningful Love in Phoenix

December 13, 2019

Community Options, Inc. recently announced the start of Meaningful Life, Meaningful Love, a self-advocacy training program designed for young adults with developmental disabilities living in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. The program will provide people with disabilities with the confidence, education and tools necessary to cultivate and maintain healthy romantic relationships. “Every person has the right…

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Caregivers deserve fair wages

December 12, 2019
post-gazette.com

December 12, 2019 | post-gazette.com The Pennsylvania House and Gov. Tom Wolf are working to ensure a sound minimum wage is established, thereby placing Pennsylvania to get in line with other states. I wholeheartedly endorse their efforts but with one significant caveat — that caregivers are paid increased wages. The state provides care to thousands…

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Community Options, Inc. Appoints Tracy Mendola To Lead Its Northern NJ Operations

November 12, 2019
morrisfocus.com

November 12, 2019 | Press Release.pdf | morrisfocus.com | parsippanyfocus.com MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Community Options, Inc promoted Tracy Mendola to Regional State Director in Northern NJ. Community Options owns and manages housing for persons with developmental disabilities. In this role, she will oversee Morris, Sussex, Essex, Somerset, Bergen, Passaic, Middlesex, and Monmouth Counties. Tracy,…

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Community Options’ Sweeney Awarded NJBIZ CFO of the Year

November 12, 2019
Congrats to @COINATIONAL CFO David Sweeney!

October 30, 2019 | Press Release.pdf | towntopics.com PRINCETON, NJ – David Sweeney, Chief Financial Officer of Community Options, Inc., was awarded the 2019 CFO of the Year Award for Large Nonprofit organization by NJBIZ. Sweeney received the honor at the annual awards breakfast ceremony in Somerset, NJ. “We are fortunate to have David on…

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Greensburg counselor aims to connect clients with disabilities to the community

November 4, 2019
Greensburg counselor aims to connect clients with disabilities to the community

November 4, 2019 | triblive.com Toward the end of his nine years as a certified nursing assistant, Elliott Howe had begun noticing recurring back pain. “I enjoyed it, but I was having a lot of back issues because of the labor,” Howe, 30, of Greensburg, said of his work. About the same time, two of…

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Community Options’ iMatter Fall Golf Classic a Huge Success

November 1, 2019
On October 7th, 2019 Community Options, Inc. hosted its golf outing at TPC Jasna Polana in Princeton, New Jersey.

November 01, 2019 | Press Release.pdf Princeton, NJ – On Monday, October 7th, 2019, Community Options, Inc hosted its annual iMatter Golf Classic in support of people with disabilities. For the second consecutive year, the golf tournament was held at the TPC Jasna Polana in Princeton, New Jersey. Over ninety golfers participated in the tournament,…

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Observer Reporter-Nonprofit leader

October 20, 2019
observer-reporter.com

October 20, 2019 | observer-reporter.com Community Options Inc., a national nonprofit, has appointed Lacie Parker as director of Pennsylvania operations. The organization supports thousands of individuals with disabilities in finding housing and employment appointments, and has a local office in Washington, at 90 W. Chestnut St., Suite 225. Pittsburgh native Robert Stack is president and…

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Community Options appoints new leader

October 20, 2019
COI appointed Lacie Parker as its PA state director

October 20, 2019 | pressenterpriseonline.com | press enterprise.pdf BLOOMSBURG — A non-profit that supports people with disabilities by offering housing and employment has appointed Lacie Parker as its state director, according to a press release. COI appointed Lacie Parker as its PA state director Parker will lead all operations in Pennsylvania, working with housing and…

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Community Options thanks area businesses for welcoming employees with disabilities into their offices.

October 15, 2019
wrcbtv.com

October 15, 2019 | wrcbtv.com Community Options thanks area businesses for welcoming employees with disabilities into their offices. As they say, everyone deserves the right to work. Talking about how much fun we have working with each other every day hopefully you have a great work environment as well part of what makes it a…

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