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DIGS Spirit Night at Sweet Frog

There will be a DIGS spirit night at Sweet Frog frozen yogurt (in the Publix plaza), November 4, 6:00-9:00.  We will receive a portion of all sales where you ask them to support DIGS. Please invite friends and family to join you there.  Be sure to tell them you want…

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A Celebration Of The First DIGS’ Home

  Everyone is invited to join us for our open house and ribbon cutting this Saturday Jan.25th from 2-4pm.   Thank you to Corey Rhodes and family for the donation of a PlayStation 3 and many games. The residents and friends will have fun together!   Thank you Larry Spencer…

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Berry College to Host Temple Grandin

“Temple Grandin is an American doctor of animal science and professor at Colorado State University, bestselling author, autistic activist, and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also created the “hug box“, a device to calm autistic children. The subject of an award-winning biographical film, Temple Grandin, in…

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Heart of The Community

Congratulations to Barbara, Tracey and Drew! They are among several other recipients of the Heart of The Community Award. As a parent of two sons with speech/language disabilities, Barbara Monday returned to school to earn her degree in Speech/ Language pathology. She wanted to make sure she could assist her…

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Anonymous Generosity

Just as a family received a pleasant surprise of generosity while out to eat with their autistic son back in September, so did DIGS, Inc. members, local college students and their Professor. On Friday November 8th, as the group was finishing up dinner at Bella Roma the waitress started handing out…

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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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