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A New Job Opportunity Offers Challenge and Independence

Posted on February 27, 2024

Looking for employment can be daunting for anyone but for a person with a disability, the quality of the support system behind their search is critical. As an Employment 1st provider, Penn-Mar works with the people with disabilities it supports to connect their interests, skills…

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A New Job Opportunity Offers Challenge and Independence

Posted on February 27, 2024

Looking for employment can be daunting for anyone but for a person with a disability, the quality of the support system behind their search is critical. As an Employment 1st provider, Penn-Mar works with the people with disabilities it supports to connect their interests, skills…

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Amanda and Jon: A Heartwarming Love Story

Posted on February 13, 2024

Forget Taylor and Travis. Jon and Amanda are the real “power couple,” according to Dawn Allen, one of Penn-Mar’s Maryland Program Managers. It was love at first sight when Jon laid eyes on Amanda at a Penn-Mar Halloween party eight years ago. His immediate thought…

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Team Member Spotlight: Court Dudek

Posted on February 9, 2024

Each month, we highlight a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages. We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do. So, tune…

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Penn-Mar Human Services Celebrates 32nd Annual Gala With New Venue

Posted on February 6, 2024

– Nonprofit’s Most Popular Fundraising Event Celebrates an Exceptional 2023 – February 6, 2024 Baltimore – On Saturday March 2, 2024, Penn-Mar Human Services, the region’s leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), will welcome friends, supporters, and benefactors to…

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A DSP Rising Star

Posted on January 25, 2024

When Emma O’Donnell joined Penn-Mar Human Services a little more than a year ago as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), she became the youngest member on the team. Despite her age, (she’s now 20), and a newbie in the field, Emma is awing colleagues and…

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Penn-Mar Human Services’ Commitment to Team Culture Rewarded With National Honor

Posted on January 18, 2024

– Kudos Culture Award Celebrates Excellence in Workplace Culture – January 18, 2024 Baltimore  – Penn-Mar Human Services, the region’s leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), has been named a 2023 Culture Innovator in the Kudos Best Culture Awards….

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Team Member Spotlight: Nicole Rowland

Posted on January 10, 2024

Each month, we highlight a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages. We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do. So, tune…

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Sarah Maranto: A Valuable Asset, Ready to Work

Posted on January 9, 2024

When Sarah Maranto talks about her “dream job,” she sees herself working in a small tea or coffee shop, organizing and stocking products, and spending time getting to know the customers. But that is just one of many scenarios she is considering as she works…

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Hereford Library Gives Penn-Mar Artists a Chance to Shine

Posted on December 22, 2023

With Electronic Dance Music (EDM) blasting in Penn-Mar Central’s state-of-the-art makerspace, Joe Ginter’s in the zone and ready to dive into whatever art project he’s working on. “It gets me in the groove,” said Joe, who joined the Penn-Mar Day Program in 2017 and regards…

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Team Member Spotlight: Courtney Fenske

Posted on December 15, 2023

Each month, we highlight a “behind-the-scenes” team member whose work supports our mission, but whose face you might not often see on our social media pages. We’re excited to help you get to know our innovative team and the complex work we do. So, tune…

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