Category Archives: People with Disabilities

‘Helping Restore Ability’ Offers Services for Residents with Disabilities

Articles Community 02-01-16

Betsy Beaman, Community Outreach Coordinator for Helping Restore Ability, was the guest speaker at this month’s Arlington Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities meeting, focusing on ways that residents with disabilities can find easier access to long-term care and navigation services. Beaman shared valuable information about Helping Restore Ability (HRA), a…

On the Clock: Behind the Scenes of Arlington’s Handitran Services

Articles On the Clock 11-20-15

“On the Clock” is a brand new show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. During each show, we will go “on the clock” with a different Arlington department to highlight…

Journey of Hope Cyclists Make Celebratory Stop in Arlington

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A team of Push America/Journey of Hope cyclists on a 4,000-mile trek across country made a celebratory stop in Arlington Friday, where they were greeted at City Hall by Deputy City Manager Theron Bowman and representatives from the Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities. After reading a proclamation, Dr. Bowman playfully…

City of Arlington Employee Honored with Governor’s Trophy for Work in Employment of Disabled

Articles Disabilities 10-23-12

The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities has named Stephen Booher, Organizational Development Specialist for the City of Arlington, a top 2012 Lex Frieden Employment Award winner. The award recognizes employers who go above and beyond the legal requirements in hiring, training and maintaining positive working relationships with employees with…

Arlington Teen Builds Visitors’ Guide for People with Disabilities

Articles Disabilities 10-01-12

Chad Williams searched months for the perfect Eagle Scout project, something that would provide long-lasting benefits and affect change. By all accounts, Williams succeeded. On Friday, the 17-year-old senior at Arlington High School unveiled his project to City leaders and earned a certificate of recognition for his work, presented by City…

North Texas Day of Giving brings big rewards

Arlington charities and nonprofits got a big boost this week as part of North Texas Day of Giving. Donors gave $14.4 million to more than 900 nonprofits across the region. In Arlington, donations will help fund innovative lesson plans for school children, free community concerts, meals for the elderly, books available…

September 13 is North Texas Giving Day 2012

North Texas Giving Day 2012 is an opportunity for you to partner with several City of Arlington community partners and non-profits. • Arlington I S D Education Foundation • Arlington Public Library Foundation • Arlington Urban Ministries • Boys & Girls Club of Arlington, Inc. • Girls Inc. • Levitt Pavilion Arlington • Meals On Wheels,…