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The Arc of Iowa State Convention in Cedar Falls May 13--14

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The annual Arc of Iowa State Convention, ‘Making a Difference in a Changing World,' is scheduled for May 13 and 14 at the Cedar Falls Holiday Inn. Veridian Credit Union is this year's major sponsor of the state-wide Arc of Iowa convention.

The Arc of Cedar Valley is this year's local sponsoring agency. The Arc of Cedar Valley is a non-profit organization which serves the needs of persons with cognitive and developmental disabilities.

Veridian Credit Union President and CEO, Jean Trainor, says "We are pleased to assist the Arc of Cedar Valley in hosting the Arc of Iowa State Convention, an event which seeks to improve the lives of people with disabilities. We are especially pleased to provide information regarding our Consumer Choices Option  (CCO) Program."

The Arc State Convention begins Thursday, May 13, and includes speaker, Deedee Eberle. Eberle, who will present a program called ‘The Basics of Advocacy,' beginning at 12:30 at the Cedar Falls Holiday Inn.

Day 2 of the convention is a day especially designed for educators and service providers. The Friday program will include nationally known speaker, Derrick F. Dufresne, who speaks Friday morning at 8:30. The annual Arc Awards Luncheon is set for 11:30.

The Arc of Iowa Convention offers CEUs. For more information call 319-232-0437 or visit the Arc of Iowa online at: arccv@episervice.org.

Online Reporter:  Ron Steele

rsteele@kwwl.com 

 

 

 

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