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Happy 44th anniversary, NDAD!
June 05, 2019
Happy 44th anniversary, NDAD!

The North Dakota Association for the Disabled's certificate of incorporation was signed and verified on June 5, 1975.

25th Escape to the Lake adaptive water rec event nears
June 03, 2019
25th Escape to the Lake adaptive water rec event nears

Preparations continue for the 25th annual Escape to the Lake, the annual North Dakota adaptive water recreation get-together started by NDAD in the 1990s, set for June 15.

Northlands Rescue Mission's Feed the Need program awarded 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant
May 16, 2019
Northlands Rescue Mission's Feed the Need program awarded 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant

A planned twice-monthly mobile food pantry effort in Grand Forks has made Northlands Rescue Mission the recipient of NDAD's 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial $5,000 grant.

Grand Forks' Amy Koplin focus of May 10 benefit
May 07, 2019
Grand Forks' Amy Koplin focus of May 10 benefit

A benefit will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, for Amy Koplin, a longtime JR Simplot worker who is dealing with metastatic breast cancer that spread to her brain and bones.

NDAD is featured nonprofit during Ferguson Books bag sale promotion in Grand Forks
April 24, 2019
NDAD is featured nonprofit during Ferguson Books bag sale promotion in Grand Forks

NDAD will receive a donation for being Ferguson Books & More's featured nonprofit during its two-day Grand Forks bag-of-books sale.

NDAD offices closed on Good Friday
April 18, 2019
NDAD offices closed on Good Friday

NDAD offices in Grand Forks, Fargo and Minot are closed Friday, April 19, which is Good Friday.

NDAD again a Spin for Kids sponsor
April 10, 2019
NDAD again a Spin for Kids sponsor

NDAD again is sponsoring Spin for Kids, marking its 10th year on Sat., April 13, this year in East Grand Forks.

April 22 deadline set for 2019 Escape to the Lake pre-registration
April 01, 2019
April 22 deadline set for 2019 Escape to the Lake pre-registration

Advanced registration for NDAD’s 25th Escape to the Lake adaptive water recreation event at Nelson Lake Recreation Area near Center, N.D. is due Monday, April 22.

Applications for 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant due April 26
March 26, 2019
Applications for 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant due April 26

NDAD announces a call for applications for its 2019 Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant. The deadline is April 26.

NDAD picks up donation from Styx Minot concert
March 25, 2019
NDAD picks up donation from Styx Minot concert

NDAD was chosen to receive a donation from the rock band Styx's own charity during the rock band's March 22 appearance in Minot.

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