[Ohio-talk] Fw: New BVR/BSVI Directors Need Your Ideas for Improving Services
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Wed Feb 24 00:46:40 UTC 2010
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From: beth.ruth at rsc.state.oh.us
To: mcmcclain at charter.net
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 5:52 PM
Subject: New BVR/BSVI Directors Need Your Ideas for Improving Services
Gathering | Listening | Shaping
Services for Ohioans with Disabilities
Cafe' Conversation Locations
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New BVR/BSVI Directors Need Your Ideas for Improving Services!
The Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, the state agency that partners with Ohioans with disabilities to find employment and independence through the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR) and the Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI), has a new Administrator named Michael Rench.
Michael is hosting 12 Café Conversations (meetings) around the state and he would like to hear your ideas for improving services for Ohioans with disabilities.
Please join us at one of the meeting locations below. We would like your valuable thoughts and ideas as we work to improve services and prioritize the agency budget.
March 1, 4 - 6 p.m.
Center for Families and Children
Nancy Lyon Porter Bldg.
4500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH
March 2, 4 - 6 p.m.
96 S. Grant Ave.
March 3, 4 - 6 p.m.
Dana Conference Center
3110 Glendale Ave.
March 4, 4 - 6 p.m.
College Hill Recreation Center
5545 Belmont Ave.
March 10, 1 - 3 p.m.
Washington State Community College
Main Building, Community Room
710 Colegate Dr.
March 11, 4 - 6 p.m.
Butler Inst. of Amer. Art, Butler N. Ed. Ctr.
524 Wick Ave.
March 12, 4 - 6 p.m.
Wright State University
Student Union, Apollo Room
3640 Col. Glenn Hwy.
March 15, 6 - 8 p.m.
Tuscarawas County Senior Center
425 Prospect St.
March 16, 1 - 3 p.m.
Veterans' Memorial Civic & Convention Center
7 Town Square
March 18, 6 - 8 p.m.
Helen Arnold Community Learning Center
450 Vernon Odom Blvd.
March 29, 4 - 6 p.m.
Baker University Center
1 Park Place, Room 240
March 31, 1- 3 p.m.
SOMC Friends Community Center
1202 18th St.
We want to hear
Rehabilitation Services Commission Administrator Michael Rench is embarking on a 12-city road trip to gather ideas from you and fellow community members. Come share your experiences and situations during inviting café-style chats.
Your voice will be heard!
You and other guests will gather in small groups to share thoughts on issues that are genuinely important to your lives, work experiences and communities. Your ideas will be used to shape future state services such as employment, vocational rehabilitation, transition youth and independent living.
Don't miss this opportunity to help shape the future! Everyone's voice will be heard.
Visit www.rsc.ohio.gov for more information and updates from each regional conversation.
Go to www.surveymonkey.com/s/Cafe_Conversation-RSVP, call 800. 282. 4536 ext. 1470 or email brenda.rhodes at rsc.state.oh.us to RSVP. Let us know which free Cafe' Conversation you will attend and if you will bring guests. Sign language interpreters will be at the meetings. Let us know if you need other accommodations.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
400 E. Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43235-4604
About Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission
The Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission is the state agency charged with partnering with Ohioans with disabilities to obtain or retain jobs, achieve independence and Social Security disability determination outcomes. The Commission accomplishes its mission through partnerships with community rehabilitation programs and vocational rehabilitation professionals across the state. Visit us at www.rsc.ohio.gov.
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