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The Children’s Autism Center in Clear Lake relocated to its new permanent home this month, located in the former Ralph Schroeder Group Home at 1020 Buddy Holly Pl. In Clear Lake. The move was effective Monday, Sept. 10. 

Brad Klug, former CEO of Rabiner Treatment Center in Fort Dodge and experienced human services professional, recently joined the One Vision executive leadership team as director of Region IV. Klug started in his new role in late August. 

As I look back at my first two years as One Vision’s spiritual resources coordinator, I am very thankful for the opportunities I’ve had to support people in their journeys toward connecting with a fulfilling, spiritual purpose. 

Jeff Nichols, who joined One Vision as its chief executive officer in 2014, has announced his resignation from the position. His last day with the organization is Sept. 30. 

Many apt combination of words exist to describe Joele Case, but a strong, social self-advocate may perhaps be the best choice.

For Steven Colby, discovering a new career at Diamond Jo Casino in Worth County, Iowa, has provided a new sense of meaning and value to his days.

With the vestiges of winter and spring behind us, I’m looking forward to all the positive efforts and momentum happening throughout our organization.

In a ceremony at its April 17 annual meeting, the ANCOR Foundation inducted former One Vision Chief Executive Officer John Severtson into its Legacy Leaders Circle.

A familiar face around Clear Lake celebrated his birthday among friends and received a gift that truly embodied his involvement in his community.

As One Vision moves toward spring, it’s encouraging to watch the organization busy with efforts that fall directly into the various goals outlined in our strategic plan.

Jennifer Grimm of Osage is One Vision’s most recent recipient of the Golden Heart Award, recognizing Jennifer for the significant impact she’s had on her community, her family, our organization, and herself.

The campus in Clear Lake soon will begin transforming into a planned neighborhood with a focus on active senior living. As the result of the campus redevelopment, a number of trees will need to be removed.

If you recently paid a visit to the Children’s Autism Center (CAC) in Clear Lake, a friendly new face was likely there to welcome you. This month, Josh Dempsey will mark six months of employment with the CAC.

‘Because of you’ is an incredibly apt and appropriate description of why One Vision continues to be successful despite the changes and challenges we face. And because of you, we face these challenges together.

Mahaffey, chief development officer for One Vision, recently was honored as 2017 Boss of the Year by the Mason City Chamber of Commerce.

Samantha Rodningen, a behavior technician at One Vision Children’s Autism Center in Clear Lake, is the recipient of the Stephen Tsai Award for Excellence in autism education from the Autism Society of Iowa.

The events will be held Oct. 10 in Fort Dodge and Oct. 17 in Ventura.

Employees, families, supporters, and friends of the One Vision community came together Sept. 16 and Sept. 17 for our 48th annual Benefit Walks in Clear Lake and Fort Dodge.

Join us before our 2017 Benefit Walk for our annual Appreciation Picnic, a way to say thank-you to our hardworking staff and valued families, friends, and community members.

People supported by One Vision are discovering meaningful employment thanks to new jobs created through the opening of Fieldhouse restaurant in Clear Lake — jobs that extend outside the restaurant itself.

One Vision has hired Mark Dodd to help lead the organization as chief operating officer. Dodd’s first day was Aug. 7.

Today we pause to take a moment to not only commemorate but celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Join us at our signature fundraiser on Sept. 16 and 17 to support One Vision (formerly Opportunity Village).

Golden Heart Award winners are nominated by both staff and peers for displaying courage, compassion and community connections.

Our newest retail venture will help reduce our organization’s reliance on Medicaid funding, provide job opportunities for supported individuals.