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Introducing RAILS - - A Summer Program for Transition-Age Youth

RAILS is a four-week summer course for youth ages 16 -24. It covers a wide range of topics that are important for a smooth ride into adulthood. RAILS is presented by people with disabilities for people with disabilities in a flexible learning environment. We welcome participants' use of technology and personal care workers during the sessions.

Topics covered include:  advocacy; disability history and the fight for equal rights; professional communication at work; conflict management and appropriate language; work and internet etiquette; assistive technology and how to use it at work; budgeting, credit, and banking; financial literacy, moving out on your own; relationships and appropriate boundaries; friendships and romantic partners; nutrition and physical activity; self-determination and setting good goals, and much more.

RAILS sessions run from July 10 through August 3, Monday through Thursday. There is a fee for the sessions. For funding options or If you have questions, contact Pauline at (262) 637-9128. For more information about RAILS in our Elkhorn office, click here. For more information about RAILS in our Racine office and Kenosha location, click here.

Society's Assets Welcomes Martin Schreiber, Former Wisconsin Governor and Author

Former Governor Martin J. Schreiber

Join former Wisconsin Governor Martin J. Schreiber as he shares lessons from his more than 10-year journey as a caregiver for his wife, Elaine, who lives with Alzheimer's disease. Governor Schreiber will candidly describe his challenges and missteps, and highlight how compassion and humor provide comfort to both caregiver and the person with dementia. His book, "My Two Elaines," will be available for purchase for $15. Net proceeds will be used to promote Alzheimer's caregiver support programs.

 

Register by calling Pam Petersen at Society's Assets, (262) 637-9128, ext. 3657 or

 emailing her at ppetersen@societysassets.org

 

Gov. Martin Schreiber

Wednesday, June 28, 2017  *  6:00 p.m.

Meadowbrook Country Club

2149 N. Green Bay Road

Mt. Pleasant, WI  53405

 

Click here for the event flyer.

 

There is no cost to attend this event. However, registration is required.

Contact Pam Petersen at Society's Assets at (262) 637-9128 or via email at ppetersen@societysassets.org

 

Society's Assets Wraps Up Open and Awards Scholarships

Golfers proceed to their holes for the shotgun start.

The Kenosha Country Club provided the delicious food and beautiful golf course for our outing.

Our sponsors provided generous support for the scholarship fund for college students with disabilities.

Special thanks to our Gold Sponsor - - WRJN AM 1400 and 92.1 The SHORE of Racine, and

our Bronze Sponsors - - BMO Harris Bank and BMO Private Bank.

Other sponsors included:  H. L. Denton, Robert W. Baird, Camosy Construction, Clifton Larsen Allen, Combined Worksite Solutions, CRB Insurance, Edenhofer Law Offices, S.C., Educators Credit Union, Ed Haigh, Leland Holm, Image Management, Lakeview Pharmacy, Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric, Maresh-Meredith Funeral Home, St. Monica's Senior Living, Dr. Steve Slana, Richard Woelfel, CPA.

If you are interested in joining us next year, ask us to put your name on the mailing list. That's when we'll raise more funds for the 2018 scholarship fund.

Download the scholarship application for 2018 by clicking here.