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“All Abilities” and “Younger Than Yesterday” Films

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The 16th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival brings rich, thought-provoking non-fiction films to Missoula. For the third year, Consumer Direct Care Network is pleased to sponsor the “All Abilities” and “Younger than Yesterday” strands. Consumer Direct Care Network champions the power of film to offer insight and understanding...

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Honoring President George H.W. Bush

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On this day of remembrance for former President George H.W. Bush, we recognize a great leader who championed equal rights for people with disabilities and older Americans. Upon signing the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law three weeks after Independence Day, President Bush expressed the collective meaning...

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Alaskan Earthquake – This is who we are

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As everyone has probably heard, Alaska was struck by a devastating 7.0 earthquake on Friday Nov 30th at 8:29am. The entire Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) Alaska team was in Anchorage for our annual two day all staff training. First, let me tell you that all of us are...

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28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Today marks the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is legislation that set out to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy equal access in all areas of public life. This includes equal access to jobs, schools, transportation and all places that are open to...

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2018 Missoula Marathon

Community Outreach| Events

As the Care Network, we believe we can achieve more together. By combining charitable donations and human resources we bring greater impact to our communities. For the second year in a row we are the title sponsor for the Missoula Marathon, July 13-15, 2018. Our participation in the marathon this...

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Walk For Montana Wishes

Community Outreach| Events

This spring our Care Network is joining together in a common cause by participating in Montana Walk for Wishes on June 15 at Fort Missoula Regional Park. Make-A-Wish is a national organization which grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Wishes generally fall into four categories: “I wish to...

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ADAPT FUN*RUN

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This Spring I’m excited to participate in the ADAPT FUN*RUN in Washington, DC on Sunday, May 13, as a virtual runner. Am I bummed to not be there in person? Of course! Still, it means a lot to be able to support my brothers and sisters of ADAPT. ADAPT...

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2018 Idaho Miss Amazing – Miss Senior Queen Shannon Brown

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We are thrilled to hear one of our Idaho participants, Shannon Brown, was crowned 2018 Idaho Miss Amazing last Saturday, March 17. Shannon will move forward to compete in the National Miss Amazing pageant, August 3-6, in Chicago. Congratulations, Shannon! Shannon loves to volunteer, having given her time and efforts to the West Valley...

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2017 DSP Appreciation

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I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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“WE RUN BECAUSE WE CAN”

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Idaho resident Jim Kinnard turned 17 on July 6 and celebrated his birthday over the weekend in Montana by running in the Missoula Marathon. Running with his mom, Jann, and his community service worker, Jared, with his dad, Jeff, watching in attendance, Jim completed the half marathon in 2:23:48. This is...

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