On the evening of January 25th, the ACI family spent time bowling together at Stelton Lanes. New friends and old had a fun night of conversation and cheering each other on as they took their turn on the lanes. Thank you all for a wonderful evening!
Are you a disabled and a resident of Middlesex County? Are you concerned about disasters and recovery?
A disaster can happen at any time, this is a great opportunity to work together with emergency managers and FEMA to make effective changes in how emergency services are provided to people with disabilities in Middlesex County.
Bring a friend to the next meeting of the Core Advisory Group (CAG) and you and your friend will receive a free NOAA radio.
"ACI does wonderful work and this event will help us become better known in the community." - Carole Tonks, Executive Director
Approximately 50 people, including supporters, friends, board members and sponsors, attended ACI's Open House held on January 11th. The event, Making Spirits Bright, featured a photo slide show highlighting our recent activities and a ceremony honoring those individuals and organizations that contributed to ACI's success over the past few years. Honored at the Open House were: NJ Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppes of Edison, Guaranteed Rate Mortgage, Brownstone Pancake Factory and Diner, and Konica Minolta. Alcides (Al) Gomez of Perth Amboy received the ACI volunteer award for his many years of dedicated service.
ACI would like to thank Melissa Powers, of the law firm of Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, for her informative presentation on guardianship and special needs trusts. This workshop was geared towards parents of transition age children. This is the second part in a series of workshops and information sessions hosted by ACI devoted to the issues of parents of children with disabilities.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Carole Tonks, Executive Director, Alliance Center for Independence
Phone: (732) 738-4388 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Edison, NJ - The Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) will hold an open house at its office in Edison on the evening of Thursday January 11th 2018. Time 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ACI invites the community to attend and learn about its programs and services and how they benefit people with disabilities.
This free event, entitled “Making Spirits Bright,” will feature a power point presentation on the agency’s activities and services, a tour of its expanded facility and dinner. ACI will also recognize and honor some of its supporters who have contributed to its success over the past several years.
ACI received 120 toys for our annual holiday toy drive! 19 families and 60 individuals were provided with toys for the holidays. Thank you to Guaranteed Rate Mortgage, Joy's Dance House, Freehold Buick GMC and the many individuals who helped donate to the toy drive! Thanks also goes out to ACI staff and volunteers for wrapping all of the gifts!
On December 16th, ACI friends and family enjoyed the annual Holiday Luncheon and Shopping Trip to Woodbridge Center Mall. During a great meal at Applebee’s, attendees spent time talking and catching up with each other. When everyone was finished with lunch the group spent some time in the mall looking for gifts for their friends and family. Special thanks to Bobby Sutton for donating to our toy drive. Happy Holidays to all of the ACI family!