November-December 2020 Calendar and Newsletter

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Membership and Policy Updates:
Please be sure to update your Level of Support Policy with the DAC as there are changes in your support needs or recommendations. You should update your plan due to age or beginning to receive Title 19 IDD Waiver services…either through wait list approval or coming off of the waitlist and completing your IPP Plan.New Membership applications will be available in December for the new program year beginning January 2021. Please update any policy forms or membership at that time.

 Sub Sale…..November 19 and 20, 2020
Please visit our website or stop in for your Sub Sale order form. You can start taking sub orders at any time and they will be made fresh for delivery or pick up on November 19th or November 20th .
Volunteers are also needed on November 19th and 20th to prepare for the sale, make the subs, deliver the subs, and help out in any way!
Most of all we need to SELL THOSE SUBS!
Please call the center (304) 366-3213 and sign up if you are interested in volunteering!

 Friday Night Out- November 13, 2020
Our Friday Night Out will be held on November 13, 2020 from 5-6 p.m. In maintaining our commitment to safety, the FNO will be a drive by/pick up event as we are unable to meet in large groups at this time.

 Christmas Decorating and Hanging of the Greens
November 24th, 2020     12-2 p.m.
Our Annual Christmas Decorating and Hanging of the Greens at the Center will take place Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the Center. As part of our regularly scheduled Community Service, clients and families are welcome to come and enjoy food and fellowship while giving back and decorating. This is YOUR center and we want you to be a part of making it shine during the Holidays and all year through!  Refreshments will be provided at 12:00 noon!

 School Closing Schedule
Winter is fast approaching and we are sure to get some wild wonderful WV weather! We will be following the Marion County School Closing Schedule. If school is cancelled then our classes/programs will be as well. If there is a 2 hour delay, we will have classes/programs as scheduled. If there is an early dismissal, our classes/programs will be cancelled

GO! (Get Outdoors) Activities
December 9, 2020   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Christmas Shopping at Meadowbrook Mall. Meet at DAC at 9:30 p.m.
Have shopping list and money for lunch and shopping with you.
Limit 8 participants due to safe transportation practices. Additional participants must provide their own transportation.
Please call and reserve your spot for these end of the year Go! Activities

 DAC Christmas Dinner 2020
Saturday, December 5th 5-7:00 p.m.
5:00-6:00 p.m. Drive by Dinner and gift Pick up at DAC
6:30-7:00 p.m. Virtual Program on Facebook
Not unlike everything in 2020, our Christmas Dinner and Program is going to look a little different. The DAC, our staff, volunteers, clients, and families have shown a real commitment to safety while continuing each and every program on our calendar. The Christmas Dinner is no exception and we will do our best to celebrate each of you and this special holiday.
Tickets will go on sale November 1st and can be purchased at the DAC. The client’s meal will be provided free of charge and each guest shall pay $15 for their meal.
(You must pick up a ticket even if you are a client and your ticket is free).
Each client/member can purchase meals for additional family members or guests for $15 each. Youth age 6-10 meals will cost $10 and children under 6 will be free.
You must have PAID your yearly MEMBERSHIP, You must have a ticket to pick up your meals, and you must RSVP by the required date.
The Dinner will be catered and there will be plenty of surprises for all of our members.
Please RSVP (304) 366-3213 by November 30th.

 Experience IT Co-Op-School Year Schedule
Full STEM Ahead and Creative Arts
A partnership of the DAC and Homestead Farm Center
The DAC and HFC are pleased continue the very successful Enrichment Programs including:

  • Abilibots (adult robotics class) on Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. (Class is currently full)
  • Assistive Technology/Computer Lab on Wednesday mornings from 10-12 noon
  • Try This Thursday (TTT) on Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m.
    November TTT: Novel Writing-Cynthia Garcia
    December TTT: Electricity and Magnetism
  • SPECIAL NOTE: Handbell Choir will begin to meet again on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. following Abilibots in November. The choir will pre-record a performance for our Christmas Program. Check the calendar for full details and descriptions of classes.

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