Posts Tagged "DIGS"

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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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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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.   

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Learning About Local WildLife

This months DIGS Camera club outing was at the local Eco Center, where Ben Winkelman explains to  club members about the wide variety of wildlife in and along the rivers in our area. Camera Club members took pictures of the mounted animals on display as well as some real ones in…

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Cedar Valley Arts Festival

The Cedar Valley Arts Festival is here! Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we have the perfect gift for Mom. Be sure to stop by the DIGS booth Saturday, April 27, 2013: 10Am -6pm or Sunday, April 28, 2013: 12pm-5pm and see our new inspirations created with the…

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