Entries by Laura Uzzell

First National Bank Partners with Inclusion Connections

We are proud to announce that First National Bank has partnered with Inclusion Connections, providing a grant to support the EmployAbility Program. This program offers young adults with developmental disabilities opportunities to learn job skills which will translate to community employment. Training is offered through PawsAbilities, in which participants make and sell dog treats, toys […]

KCTV5 Features IC Fundraiser Bowl-O-Rama

Inclusion Connections’ 3rd Annual Bowl-O-Rama fundraiser will be held at 11:00 am on June 24, 2017 at Olathe Lanes East. The event will feature teams of bowlers, a Silent Auction, raffle, and other ways to support IC’s programming for young people with disabilities. KCTV5’s anchor Joe Chiodo invited everyone to come out and support the […]

KCTV – Fashion with a Purpose

Joe Chiodo from KCTV5 visited Inclusion Connections’ Activity Center on February 15, 2017, to give viewers a chance to see up-close what the Johnson County nonprofit is doing to serve teens and young adults with developmental disabilities. This year IC was chosen as a KCTV Take 5 to Care partner, which helped promote its 2017 […]

Better KC Promotes 2017 Gala FashionAbility

KCTV5 promoted Take 5 to Care partner Inclusion Connections’ Gala FashionAbility event on the Better KC live program on Monday, February 6, 2017. Jack Lewis, IC’s Volunteer of the Year, and model Nora Stoy, joined Board Member Shelly McVay to tell viewers about the February 14 event at Ball Conference Center in Olathe. This event […]

Able Savings Plan Launch Ceremony

IC is proud to host the Ceremony for the first person opening an ABLE Savings Plan account in the state of Kansas.  Please join us, along with Kansas State Treasurer, Ron Estes, NDSS President, Sara Weir and NDSS Ambassador Rachel Mast.  We are expecting local media to attend and would love to fill our space […]

NDSS President Visits IC

Sarah Hart Weir, President of the National Down Syndrome Society, joined Inclusion Connections’ Executive Director, Debbie Horn, and supporters for an Olathe Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on October 20, 2016 at the IC Activity Center on Santa Fe. Olathe Mayor Michael E. Copeland also attended and spoke in support of IC PawsAbilities, a […]