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Olympic Gold (again!)

Enjoy this story from our 2014 archives. Kathy Kotzman likes to crochet. She enjoys making baby blankets to give away and recently learned to make booties, too.  Kathy also likes to ice skate. “It makes you feel free,” she says, “You can do anything you want.” That feeling of freedom may be what has led […]

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Summer Fun

Bell’s intellectual disability residential services staff and residents enjoy picnics and ice cream, and lots of fun field day activities on summer days at John C. Rudy County Park.

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Happy Birthday, Ron

At Bell, caring about one another becomes part of the job More than 18 years ago, Theresa Franklin was working in a Bell Socialization Services group home when she met Ron at an ice cream social. Little did they know their relationship would blossom and thrive for almost two decades. Since they met, Theresa has made it […]

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Will Run For . . . Bell

They’re actually known as the Will Run for Beer (WRFB) group, but when we saw WRFB we couldn’t help putting our name on it, especially when we heard this group of enthusiastic runners decided to add a charitable step to their efforts by, in fact, soliciting donations for Bell. Three guys from the WRFB group – Doug Barnett, John […]

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Breaking Barriers Through Art

There are plenty of stereotypes attached to those who have been diagnosed with a mental illness: That they’re crazy, weird, dark or dysfunctional. But the mental health community has been working to erase that stigma by educating the public and supporting individuals with mental illness. “Mental illness is no different than being diagnosed with a […]

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