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DIGS assisted housing plan coming together

Article by Nick Godfrey, staff writer, Rome-News-Tribune A local nonprofit organization called DIGS — for Developing Independence, Growth and Security — plans to have a personal care home ready for occupancy by the first of December. “We’ve worked at this for about eight years,” said DIGS Board President Charles Schroeder….

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Duck,Duck,Goose,Swan

Our members went on a photo shoot to Berry College in June. They learned about taking pictures of wildlife. Here two of our members, Ibn and Michelle, have a conversation about the turtles and fish they see in the water with the swan and duck. This spot is known as…

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DIGS in the NEWS: Nonprofit DIGS deep for local care

Shared Guest Post by Kim S. Jarrett, staff writer for Rome News Tribune   Charles Schroeder and his wife are facing a decision that most parents don’t have to face — who will take care of their son, Corey, when they are gone? Corey, 30, is developmentally disabled. Schroeder realizes…

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Runnin’ Wild Farm

This month DIGS Camera Club members had the opportunity to go on a photo-shoot to Runnin’ Wild Farm. Each month members practice camera skills wile enjoying taking pictures in various places in the community. This particular photo-shoot we worked with our zoom lenses, the importance of keeping the camera steady…

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DIGS News

written by Barbara Monday Garden Art Fundraising:  Thank you to everyone who helped with the Spring Art Market and the Cedar Valley Arts Festival.  At the Art Market we raised approx. $1200.  And although, we were rained out on Sunday in Cedartown, we made over $600! If accepted, we are planning to do Finster…

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We Don’t Keep Them in the Attic Anymore

written by Barbara Monday Tom is an adult living with a developmental disability. He has a part-time job, working five days a week. He works hard and is very dedicated to doing a good job. He gets up, fixes his breakfast and takes the bus to work. He shops for…

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Special Olympics: DIGS Dance Club Performs

DIGS 1 Step @ A Time Dance Club performing at Special Olympics 2013. To learn more about our dance club we invite you to check it out here.    You might also like these posts: DIGS Choir Performs at Miracle Field DIGS “One Step Closer” unique garden art Presume Competence…

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