Events and news

Emily Harris of ADA 25 Chicago to Join Search in Honoring the JJ’s List Disability Awareness Players

Search, Inc. is proud to partner with ADA 25 Chicago to recognize the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Search is thrilled to announce that we will kick-off our participation in this important regional initiative at our signature annual fundraiser, Search for Adventure.
Last modified on Thursday, 27 October 2016 17:10

Internet Literacy Skills Now Part of Search's Curriculum

As technology is embraced and relied upon in seemingly every facet of life, people with disabilities deserve to be in on the movement. With this in mind, Search has made a conscious effort to expand and improve the technology that is available to the people we serve in our residential…
Last modified on Monday, 16 March 2015 12:33

Search Launches Signature Annual Event on Saturday, May 9

This year, we are excited to announce Search's first ever signature annual event, Search for Adventure: Celebrate the Journey on Saturday, May 9th.Search for Adventure: Celebrate the Journey will be held at the magnificent Montgomery Club in Chicago. The newest event space from the group behind the esteemed Gibson's Bar…
Last modified on Friday, 06 March 2015 10:54

Governor Proposes Deep Budget Cuts - Open Letter from CEO John Lipscomb

Fix for FY15 Budget Shortfall UncertainLast Spring, the legislature passed a $35.7 billion budget for FY 15 that didn't allocate enough money for the entire fiscal year. The crafting of that budget was a political decision to avoid a debate on whether to extend the state's income tax increase until…
Last modified on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 09:36

SFA in Branson, MO: Guy's Story

Note: This story is told from the perspective of Jennifer, Search's Community Integration Coordinator, who organizes vacation experiences for the people we serve.At least once every couple of months, when I am out in the community with one of our residents, someone pats me gently on the arm and says…
Last modified on Friday, 20 February 2015 10:01

The Coleman Foundation Partners with Search to Expand Work Opportunities

Search, Inc. is thrilled to announce a new partnership with The Coleman Foundation to advance Career Services at the Planet Access Company (PAC) Warehouse!
Last modified on Sunday, 28 December 2014 07:53

'Tis the Season for Giving Back

Search has been lucky to benefit from two charitable initiatives this holiday season. In November we hosted ten volunteers from the Siemens Corporation, Mt. Prospect - which is located right down the street from our own Mt. Prospect location. The volunteers stuffed over 2,000 letters for our annual holiday mailing!…
Last modified on Monday, 22 December 2014 17:12

Books & Plays Club Returns with Fiddler on the Roof

Every Thursday evening in October through the first week of December, 11 individuals participated in Search's Book and Plays Club. Many of the same individuals who read Romeo and Juliet in the first session of the Club decided to participate again, and there were some new faces, as well. In…
Last modified on Thursday, 18 December 2014 16:58

SFA Mingles with the Stars in Hollywood

The real Mario Lopez, a fake Conan O'Brien, a TV studio, Batmobiles, talking Harry Potter hats, and a creepy Spiderman – all in four days? Sounds like LA! The second annual "Lights, Camera, Action" trip had all of the "spectacular" from last year, plus additional surprises never before seen on…
Last modified on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 10:56
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