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– Marc Molinaro, Dutchess County Executive

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ThinkDIFFERENTLY EVENTS

ThinkDIFFERENTLY Picnic – A Day at the Farm!

The 6th Annual “ThinkDIFFERENTLY” Picnic on July 10, 2018 – rain or shine – from 11 am to 2pm. Please come join us at Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Home’s “Great Lawn” to enjoy a ‘Day at the Farm’ themed event!

ThinkDIFFERENTLY 2018 Picnic

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Community Calendar ( List View )

June 22, 2018
  • Americans Disabilities Act - Picnic Celebration

    June 22, 2018  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    VFW Post 170 Vail-Wolff Mc Kenna-Frye Post, 1 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA

    Taconic Resources for Independence (TRI)'s annual Americans with Disability Act picnic celebration (rain or shine) on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 4 pm to 7 pm at the VFW Post 170 Vail-Wolff McKenna- Frye Post at 1 Violet Avenue in Poughkeepsie.

    See the attached flyer for details and link to RSVP.

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Community Calendar ( Monthly View )

June 2018

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  • Outdoors Day
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  • LGBTQ & Ability Support and Discussion Group
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  • 100 Cups of Coffee
  • Learn American Sign Language
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  • Special Education PTA - in Spanish
  • Special Education PTA meeting
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  • APACC Extravaganza
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ThinkDIFFERENTLY Moments

Inspired Thinkers

ThinkDIFFERENTLY Moments highlight the great work happening in our community.

Dr.  Joseph Bonanno receives award.

Dr Joseph Bonanno the Medical Director for both OPWDD Taconic Region and Arc of Dutchess was honored for his outstanding [ …Read More ]

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Coach Vincent and Jonathan “Superman” Brunot

Coach Vincent Del-Cid  is a CPA and has previously worked for JP Morgan.  Prior to meeting Jonathan “Superman” Brunot, he had [ …Read More ]

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Youth Soft Skills Empowerment & Hudson Cadillac

Emanuel Cordero, a vocational coordinator from  Youth Soft Skills Empowerment (YSSE) (left) met with Mike Mullaney, Dealer Principal (right) from [ …Read More ]

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Carnival Lion for the 2017 ThinkDIFFERENTLY Picnic

Elanor DeMan, a Roosevelt High School student and her father, Jayson DeMan created this fantastic ‘Carnival Lion’ as a bean [ …Read More ]

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Red Hook Library Creates “All Abilities Program Series”

Red Hook Public Library has created an All Abilities Program Series for families with special needs to gather and enjoy. The [ …Read More ]

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Universal Park Equipment

Congratulations to Sidney Scoralick, James Ryan and Ulises Olmedo. Special thanks to  their teacher Kimberly Sweck, Arlington High School, Teacher-Engineering and Cameron Tuller, a junior at the time, who helped  the team with the physical construction of the project. 

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