Center for Developmental Disabilities – 2012 Children’s Champion Award Recipients

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Milford, PA – The Center for Developmental Disabilities of Pike County announced that the 2012 Children’s Champion Award Honorees are Arthur and Jane Ridley, long time supporters of CDD, both Art and Jane exemplify commitment to the youth of our Pike County community.  Lisa Randazzo, Development Director for CDD stated, “We are pleased to present them with this award in recognition of the endless time and efforts which they have and continue to set forth for our children.”

The 14th Annual Chefs Do Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28th at the Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing.  Reservations are $85 per person and are currently being accepted.  Sponsorship packages and program advertisements are also available call 570-296-3992 x64 for more information.

CDD is also currently accepting restaurants that would like to participate in the Chefs Do Dinner.  This event provides the restaurant industry with the opportunity to reach over 350 attendees that are Pike County and Tri-State area customers.  CDD’s Chefs Do Dinner is a “Pike County Premier Event” that sells out each and every year.  This event will  provide your business with a networking opportunity to directly meet and connect with other chefs, restaurateurs, area professionals  as well as members of the Tri-State community and the media. 
Restaurants are able to share food samples, distribute menus as well as other printed materials while providing face time with current and potential customers.

During this year’s event, CDD will be raising funds for their Discovery Garden, an outdoor classroom that provides educational experiences in an atmosphere that is sensory enhanced with gardens, textural contrasts, water features, outdoor seating and adventure areas for our children to experience and enjoy while learning in a natural habitat.

CDD’s mission is to provide early intervention, early educational and therapeutic services for children with developmental disabilities and delays ages 0 to 5.  It is their goal to maximize each child’s potential while giving them the opportunity for growth and development in a setting that meets their individual needs and concerns.  CDD is committed to educating the community regarding the special needs of children living in Pike County and advocating on behalf of all children and their families.