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Bright Futures Ahead – 2021 Year End Campaign

  #GivingTuesday is here to kickoff the Center’s 2021 Year-End Campaign: Bright Futures Ahead! You are helping people with disabilities, both visible and invisible, shape brighter futures. And every dollar helps. During this special time of year, that is warmed by gratitude, we call to mind our biggest supporters. We are inspired by…

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November 2021 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter October 28, 2021 Dear Friends of the Center, The Board of Directors for the Center for Head Injury Services thank you for everything you do to support the organization. In the last few months, the Center has experienced some exciting changes! In August, staff completed the tri annual CARF Accreditation…

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Holiday Ordering!

The holiday season is right around the corner! Destination Desserts and Wags in a Bag are the perfect place to buy your personal, client, corporate and employee gifts. And the best part? You will give while giving because all proceeds go to the Center for Head Injury Services, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Destination…

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Join us for our Open House November 12th!

  Please join us for an Open House on Friday, November 12th! Learn more about our programs, take a tour, and meet our new Executive Director, Mary Lee Salzer! Multiple options to fit your schedule: “Brunch” 9-11AM “Tea Time” 1-3PM “Happy Hour” 4-6PM Or join us virtually for a Noon Zoom! RSVPs are…

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Center for Head Injury Services Hires New Executive Director

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** CENTER FOR HEAD INJURY SERVICES HIRES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Center for Head Injury Services is proud to announce that Mary Lee Salzer has accepted the position of Executive Director of the organization. Salzer brings over 25 years of non-profit management experience to the leadership of the non-profit organization.  Her…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Taking Measures for Health and Safety

Updated: July 21, 2020, 1:00 PM CT The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is top of mind for the Center for Head Injury Services. We understand the importance of health and safety and what it means to our employees and the community we serve. The Center is releasing this statement to make our communities and those…

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Coronavirus Update

Dear Friends of the Center, It has been a difficult three months as we deal with the challenges of the coronavirus crisis and the many ways it has turned our world upside down. We hope you have been safe and healthy during this time we have been sheltering in place. Our staff has...
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The Center opens new social enterprise: Destination Café

On November 13, the Center celebrated the grand opening of our newest social enterprise: Destination Café. Over 60 people attended the celebration, including staff, family, friends and business partners. Attendees enjoyed a buffet of heavy appetizers and desserts and joined in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Destination Café will help further the Center’s mission of...
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McAlister’s Deli: a valued employer partner

McAlister’s Deli is one of the Center’s best partners in helping people with disabilities receive vocational training and long-term jobs. Since 2015, 11 consumers of the Center have worked or are now working at one of nine area locations. It all started when our Site Coordinator, Darcell Fleeman, placed a consumer for vocational…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mark Riordan

Mark Riordan has served on the Center’s board of directors for 14 years and recently stepped down as president of the board. Mark’s leadership has guided the Center through 10 years of remarkable growth – from starting the Midwest Adult Autism Program (MAAP) to the successful capital campaign to raise funds for the…

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