Parent Council elects new officers

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At the annual May Dinner held at Happy Day School in Franklin Township, the new officers for the Parent Council of the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities were installed for 2014-16.

They are Cheri Michael, president; Columbia "Boots" Barnauskas, vice president; Annette Dowling, secretary; and Denise McCoy, treasurer.

Parent Council hosts several events throughout the year to raise funds for their accounts that in turn help children and adults with DD and their families. Parent Council, organized in the early '60s has been an advocate for people with disabilities.

For more information about Parent Council or any upcoming events, check out the link on the website at www.portagedd.org.

(In photo: New officers for the Parent Council of the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities were installed for 2014-16. They are, from left, Columbia "Boots" Barnauskas, vice president; Denise McCoy, treasurer; Annette Dowling, secretary; and Cheri Michael, president.)

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