Tri-Rivers to host Transitions Night for Individuals with Disabilities

Tri-Rivers is hosting its first Annual 2022 Transition Night for individuals with disabilities and their families, Thursday, Sept. 29, 5:30-7:30pm at the Career Center. The event, which is FREE and open to the public, will feature more than 47 representatives with informational booths focusing on Vocational, Educational and Independent Living resources. 

“We had an amazing response from area agencies, educational institutions, businesses, employment services and independent living advocates,” said Jamie Bando, Tri-Rivers Vocational Special Education Coordinator. “There will be so much information and guidance providing at this event. It is truly a gathering of tremendous resources all in one place. We hope families will take advantage of it.”

Bando said there will be two breakout sessions that evening covering important topics. At 6pm Lars Olsen from Alluvial Private Wealth will present on the topics of Guardianship, Social Security, and Estate Planning. A 6:30pm Jen Montag, from Marion Technical College, will discuss Accommodations in College (Disability Services). 

The more booths participants visit, the more chances they get to win amazing door prizes—a Spa Experience at TRCC’s Total Reflections Saon, a Picnic Table Built by TRCC’s Construction Trades, Season Pass to “Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights,” a Diaper Bag of Goodies, a Car Wash-n-Wax by TRCC’s Auto Tech, a Wooden Bench by TRCC’s Construction Trades, a Lavender Plant from TRCC’s C.E.I., an OSU Gift Basket, a MTC Gift Basket, additional Gifts Cards, and More!!!

The more than 47 booths at the event include: See the list in the flyer below.

The event is co-sponsored by these schools: Elgin, Marion Harding, Pleasant, River Valley, Ridgedale, North Union, Mt. Gilead, Cardington and Highland.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Mrs. Bando at 740-389-8581 or .