Expressions 2020 is Drawing Close

The 2020 Expressions art event is getting closer. The COVID-19 pandemic has made us change the way Carey Services’ annual exhibition of creative expression is presented. It hasn’t, however, dampened the enthusiasm of the artists and staff in the Creative Hearts Art Studio. Join us the week of Sept. 28 through Oct....

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DSP Week Activities Planned

Carey Services will recognize staff members the week of Sept. 13-19 as part of its participation in National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. The local observance is part of an annual national effort every September to recognize staff who provide daily care for people with disabilities. Gov. Eric Holcomb has...

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2020 Duck Race Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who supported the 14th annual Carey Services Duck Race, which was presented this year by Marion General Hospital. It’s been great to see the community support we’ve received in these unique times, and we truly appreciate all of you who sponsored this year’s race and/or bought...

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Early Head Start Graduation Goes Mobile

Graduation has looked a little different this year for our Early Head Start children and families we support. With the suspension of programming because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our EHS staff continued to support our families, but the staff decided to take graduation to the homes this year to ensure...

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Phased Facility Reopening Begins June 1

Carey Services will begin a phased reopening of facility-based services on June 1. Programming suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic will reopen in three phases, assuming local health conditions continue on a positive trend. The June 1 reopening of Marion day-services programming will be for a group of individuals served...

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AWS Foundation Funds Pilot Program

AWS Foundation staff visited Carey Services on Dec. 20 to present a check for the foundation’s recent $188,000 award to the agency for a Life Success Coach initiative. Shown are (right to left): Patti Hays, AWS Foundation CEO; Jim Allbaugh, Carey Services’ president and CEO; Joni Schmalzried, AWS Foundation chief...

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New Strategic Plan, Mission/Vision Statements Revealed

Carey Services officials have announced a new focus for the organization, while continuing to emphasize the agency’s long-standing work with low-income families and pre-natal mothers and children up to three years old along with individuals with disabilities. This announcement was made July12 during the agency’s internal 65th anniversary celebration. With...

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2019 Duck Race Splashing Success

Carey Services’ 2019 Duck Race dodged the fowl weather and was a splashing success. The race raised more than $30,000, which will be used to meet unexpected or unbudgeted needs for the individuals we serve. The prize winners (and winning ticket numbers) for the race were: 1st  – Peerless Printing...

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Giant Bistro Fundraiser Feb. 15

We will have our second Giant Bistro Dine to Donate event of the winter on Friday, where you can a great meal, help Carey Services and support a great Marion High School program at the same time. Have a meal at the Giant Bistro, which is a culinary training program...

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Outgoing Board Member Walts recognized

At the December 2018 Carey Services board meeting, Immediate Past Chairperson Eric Walts was recognized for more than nine years of board service. Eric will finish three 3-year terms on the Carey Services board of directors on Dec. 31, 2018. As tokens of appreciation, Eric received an art creation from...

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