Category Archives: Fall

One More Time: Happy Thanksgiving, GCSS!

Every year on Thanksgiving, but even more so in the past few years, I’ve really taken a moment to reflect on what I’m thankful for. Last year, on our old BlogSpot blog, I wrote an entry entitled A Charlie Brown … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Donations Still Open? (Contact Info. Included)

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator As announced in our Oct. 20 entry, How is GCSS “Giving Thanks” this Thanksgiving?, we are still collecting donations for our Thanksgiving baskets, which are being designed by members of the Excitement Committee. We … Continue reading

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Howling Halloween Hundred: Update

Original text and stats provided by Amanda Duckworth, Community Relations Associate; published by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator Good afternoon!  We wanted to give you a brief update on GCSS’ First Annual Howling Halloween Hundred cycling event.  It was a … Continue reading

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Congratulations Are in Order!

Re-post by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator CONGRATULATIONS, GCSS! Our organization has been chosen as one of the 30 organizations that will be recognized in the month of October by RADIO ONE ATLANTA! GCSS will be featured on Friday, October … Continue reading

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How is GCSS “Giving Thanks” this Thanksgiving?

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator As you well know, Thanksgiving is a time when we not only make an effort to show gratefulness for our own blessings, but to reach out to others who may be lacking some of … Continue reading

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Are There Jobs for People with Disabilities? (A Look at the MENA Career Expo)

On Wednesday, October 6, people receiving services from GCSS’ EmployABILITY program, along with several employees, attended the 2010 MENA (Metropolitan Employment Networking Association) Disability-Diversity Resources/Career Expo at the AT&T Midtown 2 Building.

Among the organizations represented were the Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and DeKalb Workforce Development. Continue reading

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What’s the Howling Halloween Hundred? Inquire Within!

GCSS is partnering with Challenged Child and Friends, Inc. for our first Annual Howling Halloween Hundred cycling event! Proceeds from this event go to both organizations and will benefit Georgia adults and children with Developmental Disabilities.
Our registration site is currently up and running at
Active.com: Howling Halloween Hundred. Continue reading

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I Am Golden Moons and Silver Stars…

Whether we like it or not, most of us have to work in some form or another.

The poem above, in its full form, has little to do with our work in and of itself, but this particular entry is meant as an update on our Casino Trip (a brief vacation from work), which had been mentioned earlier. Continue reading

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BlazeDays: “There”-apeutic Recreation!

Free! Youth with disabilities can explore sports adventures with demonstrations in Therapeutic Recreation basketball, sit volleyball, bocce ball, and fun adaptive games! Fun for the whole family. Continue reading

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