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Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd. Sharing Joy and Generosity at People, Incorporated!

More than a month ago, Renee St. John, Senior Audit Manager from Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd. (KLR), People, Incorporated’s accounting firm, contacted our CFO Megan Scheffer and asked how their agency could help make the holidays a little more special for the individuals we serve at our Agency. KLR is one of New England’s premier accounting and business advisory firms. With 200+ team members and offices in Boston, Newport, Providence, Shanghai and Waltham, KLR provides a wide range of services to both individuals and businesses. Similar to People, Incorporated, KLR encourages and supports their team members to become [...]

December 20, 2015|News|

Community Voices: It is better to give to our city than to receive

So the election is over, the transition begins and 2016 looms ahead of us as yet another opportunity to take the high road in support of our new mayor and his initiatives. As one of the two co-chairs of Mayor-elect Jasiel Correia's advisory team, along with Carl Garcia from Carl's Collision, I am honored to have the opportunity again to be a contributor in making Fall River a better place. We have been working hard, as volunteers, to bring together talented people from the city and its surrounding communities to share ideas about moving the city of Fall River forward. [...]

December 14, 2015|Uncategorized|

Theresa Romanovitch appointed to the position of Vice President of Workforce Development and Community Partnerships.

FALL RIVER, MA - People, Incorporated is excited to announce the appointment of Theresa Romanovitch to the newly created position of Vice President of Workforce Development and Community Partnerships. Theresa began her career in the Human Service field, first as a Special Education teacher then as an administrator building a Training and Employment Center (TEC) for individuals with disabilities. She also served as Area Director for the Department of Developmental Services (formally DMR) gaining incredible experience in the field. Theresa comes to us with over twenty-five years of progressive experience in the community college and workforce development systems that [...]

December 14, 2015|News|

C.A.R.E.s Award Recipients

People, Incorporated is pleased to recognize the Behavior Services Division on their recent PI C.A.R.Es award. The People, Incorporated C.A.R.E.s program stands for Commitment, Achievement, Respect and Excellence. Any person employed by, receiving services from, or who has a family member receiving services from People, Incorporated may nominate an employee for performing an activity that embraces one, or all, of the core principle categories of the People, Incorporated C.A.R.E.s program. The state’s Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) Advisory Committee convened and was introduced in 2012 to develop a framework for a PBS initiative throughout the Department of Developmental Services (DDS). In [...]

December 10, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Ann O’Neil-Souza joins the Management Team

FALL RIVER, MA - People, Incorporated is pleased to announce that Ann O’Neil-Souza has been hired as the Director of Community Partnerships. In her new role, Ann will directly oversee programming of our affiliates, The Diabetes Association, Inc., and SMILES, along with various other community projects and outreach efforts. Ann is a graduate of Salve Regina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. She started her career in human services over thirty years ago as a claims representative with the Social Security Administration. She then went on to represent clients as a disability specialist while owning and [...]

October 30, 2015|News|

Michelle Campbell-Gaylord and Kim Steward Join the Management Team at the People, Incorporated Preschool

People, incorporated is pleased to announce that Michelle Campbell-Gaylord has been hired as the Director of the People, Incorporated Preschool and Kim Steward has been hired as the Assistant Preschool Director. Michelle Campbell-Gaylord, M.Ed., has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 25 years and continues to love her work. She has taught in public, private and special education programs in Massachusetts, England and the District of Columbia. While obtaining her Master’s Degree, Michelle discovered her true passion for working with children, families and staff in settings that served children with limited resources. Additionally, Michelle is [...]

October 19, 2015|News|

People, Incorporated donated more than $5,500 to purchase patrol bicycles.

THUMBS UP to People, Incorporated, which donated more than $5,500 enabling the Fall River Police Department to increase its bicycle patrols with new bikes retrofitted for police work by Scottee’s Westport Bicycle. The bicycle patrols are very popular with residents and have been effective in fighting crime. “It’s the best community policing in the state, and this is exactly how we do it,” Police Chief Daniel Racine said. “Not driving by at 30 to 35 miles an hour. We’re stopping, talking, communicating with people, having face-to-face contact.” This type of public-private partnership enabling more community policing is exactly what the [...]

September 15, 2015|News|

Let’s work together for a better Fall River

People Incorporated, like many of the other nonprofit organizations in our community, provides an enormous set of benefits to our city. I can think of dozens of examples where we have donated our time, talent and resources to improve the economic and social climate of Fall River. These activities are done because we care about the community and know that the needs of many of our citizens far exceed the ability of our community to address them adequately. And, quite frankly, if the nonprofit community didn’t address these needs, solutions to these needs would not be achieved. When I returned [...]

August 24, 2015|News|

Creating Paths of opportunity for veterans through collabolation!

FALL RIVER, MA – People Improving Communities and Neighborhoods, Inc. (PICAN) was created by with the intention of building upon the work of People, Incorporated in the area of housing. People, Incorporated has provided housing for individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities in the Fall River area for over 40 years. Since that time, the Agency has a proven record of fulfilling its mission of strengthening our community by providing premier services for children and adults of all abilities in a collaborative and creative environment. “It has often been said that the greatest attribute of a healthy culture in a [...]

August 4, 2015|News|

Olympic skier talks to Rehoboth campers about living with diabetes

Olympic cross-country skier Kris Freeman visited children at a diabetes summer camp in Rehoboth on Friday to talk about living with Type 1 diabetes. Freeman has been traveling across the country this summer as part of the Lilly Camp Care Package program to share his personal story and let kids know that diabetes shouldn't stop them from chasing their dreams.At Camp Jack, Freeman played games with the children and then made a short presentation about his own struggles and triumphs with diabetes. "I hope whatever you do in life you never let diabetes get in your way," Freeman told the [...]

July 21, 2015|News|