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Kelly Baker joins CCS board

CCS is excited to welcome Kelly Baker as the newest member of our Board of Directors. Kelly is a preschool paraeducator at Malletts Bay School in the Colchester Early Education program, and says she’s also, “a part-time Community Support Worker...
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“First Thursday” concert benefits CCS

Rose Street Collective brings its jazz-inspired sound to Shelburne Vineyard on Thursday, April 6 from 6 to 8:30 pm. The show is free, but a portion of proceeds from food and drink sales benefit CCS. Wine and beer by the glass,...
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“Fire in the Sky” cruise tickets on sale!

Help CCS celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary with a fabulous fireworks/dinner/dance cruise aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen on Monday, July 3rd. Features buffet dinner, cash bar, DJ Craig Mitchell and a spectacular view of Burlington’s Independence Day fireworks show. Tickets are...
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Community mental health staff need pay parity

CCS executive director Elizabeth Sightler and Mary Moulton, executive director of Washington County Mental Health Services offer commentary on the challenges of maintaining stable staffing to deliver vital services at Vermont’s disability services and mental health services agencies in the...
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See “Life, Animated” on April 5th

Come to a FREE SCREENING of “Life, Animated” on Wed. April 5th at The Sheraton (6 pm). CCS is proud to parent with Vermont PBS, Vermont Family Network, Mosaic Learning Center, and Howard Center on this exciting event. A panel...
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Spring DIY newsletter now online

Check out the latest edition of DIY (Do It Yourself) newsletter, DIY Spring 2017....
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  • CCS executive director Elizabeth Sightler presents at UN in Austria

CCS executive director Elizabeth Sightler presents at UN in Austria

The State of Vermont’s supported employment program for people with intellectual disabilities earned major international recognition through The Zero Project. CCS executive director Elizabeth Sightler traveled to Vienna, Austria in late February, one of three people representing Vermont to accept...
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  • Catch a Star

Catch a Star: March 2017

We think CCS is a great place to work and we are proud of the outstanding staff that helps make CCS a special place. We also like to point out exemplary service above and beyond the call! Each month we...
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CCS offers “Little Library” to community

At CCS, we sometimes say, “Community is our middle name.” While that’s literally true, it also reflects the importance we place on “participating and belonging” in our community. A fun example is our fairly recent building and registering of a...
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  • CCS Builds Intentional Garden

CCS Builds Intentional Garden

Thanks to a grant from Vermont Community Foundation through its “Small and Inspiring” grants program – and the hard work of our staff – CCS is now home to a beautiful intentional garden. This space is to be shared with...
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