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NDAD's president, now a volunteer, is cover subject of new Insider
July 02, 2018
NDAD's president, now a volunteer, is cover subject of new Insider

The summer edition of NDAD Insider newsletter features a cover story on NDAD's recently retired co-founder and president, who looks back at a devastating discovery that proved to reshape his life for the better.

2018 Escape to the Lake in the books
June 19, 2018
2018 Escape to the Lake in the books

Twenty-one people with physical disabilities made the most of an opportunity to waterski on North Dakota's Nelson Lake on June 16 during the 24th annual adaptive water recreation event.

NDAD familiar front lobby presence Donna Diedrich retires
June 18, 2018
NDAD familiar front lobby presence Donna Diedrich retires

NDAD wishes our colleague Donna Diedrich, an organization employee since 2001, all the best in a splendid retirement.

2018 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant awarded to The Arc, Upper Valley
June 04, 2018
2018 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant awarded to The Arc, Upper Valley

Wings for All, a rehearsal program in a real airport environment planned by The Arc, Upper Valley in Grand Forks, has been named 2018 recipient of NDAD’s $5,000 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant.

June 6 Pizza Ranch fundraiser will help lymphoma patient Steve Magenau
May 31, 2018
June 6 Pizza Ranch fundraiser will help lymphoma patient Steve Magenau

A 57-year-old East Grand Forks married father of four who was diagnosed early this year with high grade B cell lymphoma will be the focus of a NDAD-sponsored fundraiser at Grand Forks Pizza Ranch on Wed., June 6, from 5 to 9 p.m.

July 26 date of benefit for Russ Rarick
May 29, 2018
July 26 date of benefit for Russ Rarick

NDAD is sponsoring a community fundraiser for Russ Rarick, an East Grand Forks, Minn., husband and father of two with advanced tonsil cancer. The highlight is a July 26 benefit in East Grand Forks.

Midco Foundation awards $1,500 grant to NDAD
May 23, 2018
Midco Foundation awards $1,500 grant to NDAD

NDAD's Escape to the Lake adaptive water recreation event June 16 will be helped by a $1,500 grant from the Midco Foundation.

Minot child with leukemia focus of May Qdoba fundraiser
April 26, 2018
Minot child with leukemia focus of May Qdoba fundraiser

Minot's two Qdoba Mexican Restaurants will be the sites of the next fundraising events for 2-year-old Oliver Iverson, a Minot native who has leukemia.

June 16 date of next Escape to the Lake
April 26, 2018
June 16 date of next Escape to the Lake

NDAD's annual Escape to the Lake adaptive water recreation event again will be at Nelson Lake near Center, N.D. It provides adults and children with physical disabilities the opportunity to water ski, take a pontoon ride and enjoy a recreational summer day on a North Dakota lake.

NDAD a sponsor of April 14 Spin for Kids event
April 12, 2018
NDAD a sponsor of April 14 Spin for Kids event

The 9th Annual Spin for Kids indoor stationary bike race and fundraiser for children with special needs begins this Saturday, April 14, at 8:30 a.m. at Grand Forks Red River High School.

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