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Rochelle Williams Is Taking the Lead on Her Career

Posted on July 10, 2024

This past spring, Penn-Mar Residential Supervisor Rochelle Williams took her career to a whole new level – three levels in fact – when she earned her Career Ladders DSP-I, DSP-II and DSP-III certification. She diligently accomplished this in a little over a month. Originally from…

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Rochelle Williams Is Taking the Lead on Her Career

Posted on July 10, 2024

This past spring, Penn-Mar Residential Supervisor Rochelle Williams took her career to a whole new level – three levels in fact – when she earned her Career Ladders DSP-I, DSP-II and DSP-III certification. She diligently accomplished this in a little over a month. Originally from…

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A Big Sister’s Influence

Posted on July 3, 2024

By Karen Cunningham, Penn-Mar Sibling My sister Brenda attends the Penn-Mar Day Program at Far Hills and lives with my husband, two teen sons, and me. The day program has enabled her to have her own interests and still live with and be a part…

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Team Member Spotlight: Kris Froehlich

Posted on June 23, 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 Purchases New Building in Westminster, MD

Posted on June 12, 2024

– New Carroll County, Md Home Will Provide Comprehensive Supports – June 12, 2024 Baltimore  â€“ Penn-Mar Human Services, the region’s leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), announced today it has purchased a new building located in the Washington…

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HEART Award Winner Lindsay Shafer, a Compassionate and Creative DSP

Posted on June 11, 2024

When the call went out for Penn-Mar HEART Award nominations, Residential Supervisor Natalie Finnegan had the perfect candidate in mind. Since 2018, the residential program she supervises in Red Lion, PA has been preparing and delivering meals to other Penn-Mar homes to help support them…

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A Sibling’s Perspective

Posted on June 4, 2024

By Doug Summerson, Penn-Mar Sibling I have one sibling – my older sister, Abbie. At an early age, Abbie was diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and autism. She communicates verbally but does not have the ability to do typical daily tasks that most…

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Penn-Mar Enjoys Celebration of Abilities Day at York Revolution’s Home Weekend Opener

Posted on May 22, 2024

Jacob Rhinesmith’s grand slam on Opening Weekend at WellSpan Park Stadium wasn’t the only “home run” scored by the York Revolution Baseball Team. They also hit it out of the park by treating fans to the Celebration of Abilities Day on April 28th, featuring a…

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Penn-Mar Supported Employees Part of “a Great Culture” at the Dallastown Area School District

Posted on May 21, 2024

Four individuals Penn-Mar supports have found a home for their customized employment skills working for Chartwells K12 at the Dallastown Area School District in Pennsylvania. A Division of The Compass Group, the nation’s largest family of food service and facilities service companies, Chartwells provides dining…

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The Daily Record Names Penn-Mar’s Kathy Rogers to 2024 Maryland Top 100 Women

Posted on April 29, 2024

– Nonprofit’s Chief Advancement Officer Included on Prestigious List For First Time – April 29, 2024 Baltimore – Penn-Mar Human Services, the region’s leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is proud to announce that Kathy Rogers, chief advancement officer…

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Volunteer Spirit Soars: How the People We Support Are Giving Back to Their Communities

Posted on April 22, 2024

Throughout the United States, organizations like Penn-Mar will be observing National Volunteer Week, April 21 – 27, designed as “a week-long celebration that places a spotlight on inspiring figures whose invaluable seeds of kindness through volunteering are bettering the community and our world in general.”…

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