Archive for Thursday, August 10, 2006

The Arc celebrates 50th anniversary

August 10, 2006

The Arc of Douglas County will celebrate a half century of providing services of case management and advocacy to people with developmental disabilities and their families from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 24 at Maceli's, 1031 New Hampshire St., Lawrence.

The evening will include a ceremony honoring founding members as well as a dinner, free dance lessons, silent auction, sock hop and cash bar. A dance contest, costume contest and hula hoop contest will also take place.

Tickets -- $30 for adults and $20 for self advocates -- should be purchased at least one week in advance.

To buy a ticket or for more information, call Barbara Bishop at 749-0121.

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