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Adams County Youth Advocate Programs thanks Eagle Riders for Supporting Gettysburg Autism Program

Adams County Youth Advocate Programs thanks Eagle Riders for Supporting Gettysburg Autism Program

  • 5/28/2019 11:21:00 AM
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The Gettysburg Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism continues to bring donations to Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. The organization expects with matching funds, donations from the May 11 event will raise about $10 thousand dollars to support its Gettysburg Autism programs.YAP’s Gettysburg Autism and Developmental Disabilities Services, Supports, Education and Training program provides intensive mentoring for individuals with autism while advocating for them and their fam...
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Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism Gearing Up to Support Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.

Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism Gearing Up to Support Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc.

  • 5/6/2019 3:53:00 PM
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For the second year, the Gettysburg F.O.E. #1562 Eagle Riders Group is hosting Eagle Riders Roll and Rock for Autism to benefit the Adams County Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc. Autism and Developmental Disabilities Services, Supports, Education and Training (ASSET) Program. The event will take place May 11, 2019, at YAP’s Gettysburg office (57 N. 5th St.), beginning at 8 a.m. with a community revealing of Adams County YAP’s new family waiting room, designed for individuals with a...
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YAP Scholarship Winner’s Passion for Animals becomes Potential Career Path

YAP Scholarship Winner’s Passion for Animals becomes Potential Career Path

  • 3/28/2019 2:58:00 PM
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by Leah VuichAshlee Freed, a young woman from Mercer, PA, recently received a scholarship through the Tom Jeffers Endowment Fund to help pay for educational expenses. YAP Program Coordinator Leah Vuich, describes Ashlee as, “enthusiastic, outgoing, and having a driven personality.” Ashlee recently started online classes to receive a Pet Grooming Certification through the Penn Foster Accredited Education Program.  This online program allows flexibility for her to continue complet...
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Texas Roadhouse Opens Doors

Texas Roadhouse Opens Doors

  • 3/26/2019 9:57:00 AM
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by Brittany HiltonTexas Roadhouse in Palmyra, PA is very supportive of Lebanon YAP’s Workforce Development program. The popular steakhouse currently employs two staff members who receive support from YAP job coaches. Brian Johnson, the franchise owner, interviewed Samantha for a hostess position and hired her right on the spot. Samantha was so delighted to be hired on at Texas Roadhouse; especially as she had recently applied for many jobs and interviewed at more than five businesses with ...
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Individuals from Lancaster County Find a Working Lifestyle that Works for Them

Individuals from Lancaster County Find a Working Lifestyle that Works for Them

  • 3/19/2019 9:42:00 AM
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by Cory Cox and Courtney ReimannLancaster County YAP provides a variety of programs for people with disabilities, including Traumatic Brain Injury, Autism, and Intellectual Disabilities. Assistant Director Cory Cox largely oversees these programs and works closely with staff to support individuals in reaching their goals. During a recent conversation with Cory he shared two employment profiles of people who seek to live an Everyday Life-including finding meaningful employment.The SeekerBrian Rod...
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