Posts Tagged "community"

DIGS Garden Art

Spruce up your garden or outdoor space with DIGS garden art! We have some new items available so stop by and shop our booth at the Cedar Valley Arts Festival this weekend, April 25-26th!

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DIGS Gets New Building

Once home to a cabinet shop, the building at 12 Dibbrell St. in North Rome houses old lamps, recovered windows, discarded ceiling fans and some determination. The space and materials inside it are used by the volunteers with the DIGS Inc. garden arts program, a special part of the local nonprofit that…

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DIGS Recieves Home Depot Grant

DIGS Inc. received a $2,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation to purchase fencing for their recently opened community living residence for adults with developmental challenges, the Barbara & Lamar Paul home. Local Home Depot employees volunteered their time to install the fencing. The total donation for the grant and labor would…

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DIGS dream closer to reality

As Paul celebrated his 78th birthday, he stood admiring the inside of a nearly eight-year-old community dream, a personal care home for adults with developmental challenges. The Lamar & Barbara Paul home is at 30 Brookvalley Court. “Isn’t this wonderful,” Paul said with a smile directed at his 29-year-old grandson…

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Heart of The Community

Congratulations to Barbara, Tracey and Drew! They are among several other recipients of the Heart of The Community Award. As a parent of two sons with speech/language disabilities, Barbara Monday returned to school to earn her degree in Speech/ Language pathology. She wanted to make sure she could assist her…

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DIGS assisted housing plan coming together

Article by Nick Godfrey, staff writer, Rome-News-Tribune A local nonprofit organization called DIGS — for Developing Independence, Growth and Security — plans to have a personal care home ready for occupancy by the first of December. “We’ve worked at this for about eight years,” said DIGS Board President Charles Schroeder….

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