Duck Race Again a Success

Those rubber ducks keep coming out every year, and every year they have a successful race for the individuals Carey Services serves. The 11th annual Duck Race raised almost $33,000 on a warm, sunny evening at the Marion Splash House. “We couldn’t have asked for a better evening this year,”...

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Library Hosting Creative Hearts Art Exhibit

As part of National Disability Awareness Month, an exhibit of artwork from the Creative Hearts Art Studio has opened at Marion Public Library. The exhibit, which opened March 13 and will be on display through the end of the month, showcases more than 30 art pieces produced by artists who...

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February is National Disability Awareness Month

Carey Services is joining with other disability advocates around the country to observe National Disability Awareness Month in March. In Indiana, more than 19 percent of the state’s population are children and adults with disabilities. The goal of the month-long observance, which has been occurring for more than 70 years, is...

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A Night at Carey Tickets Available

Tickets are on sale for “A Night at Carey,” a special night of dinner and dancing to recognize local people who have strongly supported community inclusion for people with disabilities. Early bird ticket pricing is $70 a person/$560 for a table of eight until March 15. After March 15, tickets will...

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Self-Advocates Visit State Officials

Members of the Alliance Seekers of Grant and Blackford Counties were part of an annual visit to Indianapolis on Tuesday to visit with state officials and talk with them about disability issues. The event, sponsored by The Arc of Indiana and Self-Advocates of Indiana, is part of a traditional visit by...

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It’s #GivingTuesday!

Today is #GivingTuesday. Carey Services is participating in the annual worldwide observance to raise awareness and money for charitable causes. Your donation today could buy art supplies for our new studio, or you could designate it to something meaningful to you. To make a financial donation, click here. Gifts of...

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Carey Services Artists Create Holiday Cards

Carey Services is selling holiday cards that feature holiday-themed artwork created by artists participating in our new art studio. We’ve selected six pieces of art that will be turned into holiday cards you can buy and send this holiday season. Each card will have a simple holiday message to reflect...

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Carey Services sponsoring employment services training

Carey Services is sponsoring training for job coaches and job developers involved in the employment services field. The training will be Dec. 8 and 9 at Ivy Tech Community College in Marion. Training will be conducted by staff with Norwich Consulting Services. Mike Heifner is a senior employment consultant with...

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Carey Services Participating in Giving Tuesday

For years, Black Friday has been a national obsession. With the rise of online shopping, Cyber Monday (the Monday after Black Friday) has become one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Recently, a new trend called Giving Tuesday has begun growing to provide people a chance to donate...

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Carey Services will participate in the 71th annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month during October by emphasizing education through the agency’s social media outlets and their website. Carey will celebrate the many individuals with disabilities in the local workforce and employers who employ people with disabilities throughout the...

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