Easterseals to mark 100 years with birthday party
Published 10:27 am Monday, September 9, 2019
FROM STAFF REPORTS
PELHAM—Easterseals of the Birmingham Area, along with guests, will be celebrating the national organization’s 100th year of community service with a party.
The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 12 at Easterseals Pediatric Therapy South, 240 Commerce Parkway, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
The organization will also be introducing Pediatric South’s new Ambassador, Garrison Lindsey, at the event Thursday.
Easterseals has been in the general Birmingham area for close to 60 years. Pediatric rehabilitation (occupational, physical, and speech) is just one area of impact (in two offices) for this time held organization. Adult services include assisting individuals in the job search process and work with them to maintain the landed job. Often, clients have special needs and sometimes come from a disenfranchised place in life.
Easterseals also has a Community Health Clinic in Pell City for adults ages 19–64 without health insurance.
Easterseals is a 501(c)(3) organization and are dedicated to ensuring children and adults with disabilities or other special needs and their families have access to solutions that change their lives—allowing for more independence and an enhanced quality of life. Easterseals of the Birmingham Area provides services to the five-county Greater Birmingham community through its clinics.
49,000 units of service were provided to nearly 1,900 individuals within Greater Birmingham.