Events and news

Search for Adventure Goes to Mesa, AZ

March 5-7, 2018Story and photos by Jennifer Gledhill, Search's Community Integration Coordinator--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Come on in, have a seat,” I said, gesturing to the chairs in the conference room, covertly scanning the hallway for any unwelcome ears. I didn’t think we were being followed, but one can never be too careful…
Last modified on Friday, 23 March 2018 13:58

Search Trailblazers 2018 Honors Alan Nadolna and Janet Stover

Please join us on Thursday, May 17th for SEARCH TRAILBLAZERS 2018: Celebrating 50 Years of Service at Galleria Marchetti in Chicago. This exciting evening will celebrate Search, Inc.’s 50th anniversary of providing essential services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and will honor our champions in this work. Guests…
Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 13:25

Employee Spotlight: 2017 Anniversary Luncheon

In November 2017, we held an anniversary luncheon celebrating milestone work anniversaries - 5, 10, 15 years and more - of Search employees.During that luncheon, we celebrated a special work anniversary. Our Comptroller, Mark Francik, just reached 45 years of employment with Search and our parent company, Keystone Alliance.Mark started…
Last modified on Thursday, 25 January 2018 12:35

Education and Fun at the Council on Quality & Leadership Conference!

In October 2017, Search sent six of our staff members to the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) Conference in Indianapolis, IN! Our staff members Tasha, Tami, Jennifer, Carolyn, Keith, and Charles represented Search's many service areas including the Supported Living and Adult Learning programs, Community Inclusion/Integration initiatives, and HR,…
Last modified on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 11:55

Search Staff Wins "Community Care Professional Of The Year" Award

We're so proud of our very own Beth Shandles who won the Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities' "Community Care Professional Of The Year" award! Beth is Search's Community Integration Assistant and does an amazing job facilitating community inclusion opportunities for our participants. Beth's award was presented in October 2017 at…
Last modified on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:58

Search for Adventure's 2017 Santa Barbara Trip

Story and photos by Jennifer Gledhill, Search's Community Integration Coordinator------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------While Search for Adventure works from the premise that "Adventure" is different for everyone, we insist that the common denominator in every SFA experience is “FUN.”For some individuals, the stresses of air travel or of unfamiliar beds would not be “FUN,” so…
Last modified on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 15:16

Planet Access Company Customer Spotlight: Packed with Purpose

Search’s social enterprise, Planet Access Company is making a difference during the holidays by partnering with Packed with Purpose. Packed with Purpose creates one-of-a-kind gift boxes that are curated from products made by purpose driven companies for corporations, employees, clients and anyone else on your list. The products in the…
Last modified on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 14:43

Reva & David Logan Foundation Funds Disability Awareness Trainings

The Disability Awareness Players had another record-breaking year in Fiscal Year 2017! Overall 40+ Disability Awareness Trainings were provided to over 2,600 people from July 2016 to June 2017. A recent grant from the Reva & David Logan Foundation was instrumental in making this success possible. The Foundation’s partnership with…
Last modified on Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:21

Guess What’s Back? (And Bigger and Better Than Ever!)

…It’s #GivingTuesday!You have a special opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life this giving season.#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. Following Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 has been designated as a day for charities, families, businesses, community centers and…
Last modified on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 13:46
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