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Strategically, It’s All About the “Change Work”

Posted on June 30, 2021

It has been a busy summer at Penn-Mar, to say the least . . . behind the scenes, from March until May, our Strategic Planning Team was holding a series of meetings to identify key issues to be considered as Penn-Mar works toward fulfilling its mission and achieving its vision of the post-COVID future.

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Board Approves Higher Wages for DSP Workforce

Posted on June 22, 2021

I wish I could provide clear timeframes when all of our Penn-Mar supports will be reinitiated but unfortunately, we still need to adhere to mandated government and health department COVID restrictions. All of us are anxious for the “all clear” signal that will have us…

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‘Belonging’ is the Ultimate Destination for People with IDD

Posted on March 29, 2021

With the pandemic still looming, we are restricted in how we can commemorate this year’s Intellectual & Developmental Disability (IDD) Awareness Month. But there’s nothing stopping us from continuing to promote the progress that has been made in our field, especially as we mark Penn-Mar’s…

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Covid Vaccination Program is Underway

Posted on March 3, 2021

Friday, February 5 was a long-awaited day at Penn-Mar. That’s when some 300 of the individuals we support in Maryland, along with many of our DSPs and team members, voluntarily rolled up their sleeves and received the first of two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine….

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10 Reflections on My 33 Years at Penn-Mar

Posted on January 25, 2021

I have been fortunate to be associated with Penn-Mar for 33 years of its 40 year existence. It is my honor to be able to lead our organization into this significant Anniversary year and to have the opportunity to work alongside a committed and loyal…

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