October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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

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United Way Rock the Way Event Sept. 12

Carey Services will participate in the second annual Rock the Way event sponsored by United Way of Grant County. The event will be noon-8 p.m. on Sept. 12 in Gas City Park. Carey Services is one of 14 United Way of Grant County partner agencies. The event is designed to...

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Carey Services Becomes SourceAmerica Affiliate

Carey Services has become an affiliate of the SourceAmerica national network. SourceAmerica is a national not-for-profit organization that is one of the leading sources of job opportunities for people with significant disabilities. SourceAmerica works with the Ability One Program to create opportunities to bid on federal government contracts. SourceAmerica also provides training and...

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July is ADA 25th Anniversary Month

It was 25 years ago this month that President George H.W. Bush signed the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act that has significantly changed the way people with disabilities are able to interact with their communities. Bush signed the legislation on July 26, 1990. The law has five main provisions (or...

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Afena Sponsoring Summer Vehicle Loan Promotion

Afena Federal Credit Union is partnering with Carey Services for a summer vehicle loan promotion that will generate a donation to the agency. Through the end of September, Afena will donate $50 to Carey Services for each vehicle loan they provide when the purchaser submits a special promotion voucher at...

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Caregiver Support Services Funds Available

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services has announced that Caregiver Support Services funds will be available for Fiscal Year 2016 beginning July 1. Caregiver Support Services are available on a first-come, first served basis. Applications filed in previous fiscal years do not carry over;...

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Duck Race Tickets Available

Tickets are available for the annual Carey Services Duck Race, the agency’s largest fund-raiser each year. This year’s event will be June 27 at the Splash House, 2601 S. Adams St., in Marion. The race will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets cost $5 each, and winners do not need to...

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Mr. Canary Bird Feeders

Mr. Canary Featured in Ball State Magazine

The Mr. Canary bird feeders Carey Services produces recently received prominent mention in the Spring 2015 Ball State University alumni magazine, Alumnus. An article on entrepreneurs with ties to the university featured Jan Long, a founder of Mr. Canary. The article talks about the creation of Mr. Canary and how the connection...

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Carey Services Seeks Your Input

As part of the agency’s continual improvement process, Carey Services’ stakeholder survey is available for completion. In past years, we have mailed the survey to various agency stakeholders. This year we also are including an online option for convenience and to hopefully obtain more responses. The agency’s leaders use the...

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Mr. Canary Bird Feeders

Carey Services Featured on National Fox & Friends Show

Carey Services was featured Monday morning on the Hometown Heroes segment of the Fox & Friends morning television show. The segment featured the Mr. Canary Co., for which Carey Services has produced birdfeeders for about 20 years. The products are sold in many large retailers throughout the United States. The...

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