FUSE to host 20th anniversary dinner

GREENFIELD — To celebrate 20 years of supporting children with special needs and their families, FUSE is hosting a dinner April 16 at the St. Michael Church Fr. Severin Messick Parish Life Center, 519 Jefferson Boulevard, Greenfield.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and program at 7 p.m. Evan McCamey will provide musical entertainment during dinner. The keynote speaker will be Maureen Greer, the former director of Indiana First Steps, who is now an early intervention consultant.

There will be a cash bar and a live auction. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at fuseinc.org.

At a glance

FUSE Programs: Parent Support/Training and Child Services

Information and Referral

FUSE provides information and referral services by telephone, email, text message and through the FUSE website and social media. There is also a free email newsletter, which is also available at fuseinc.org.  

Monthly Parent Training and Support Meetings 

Parent support/training meetings are held on the first Monday of each month in Hancock County and the second Monday in Shelby County.  

Inspiring Abilities Expo

Every year FUSE hosts an information and resource fair addressing disability issues for children and families in March.  

PITSTOP (Parents Involved in Transitioning Students To Opportunities and Programs)

The PITSTOP Series on Transition, which introduces families to topics that will become vital to the transition of their young adult into post-secondary life. Topics explored include postsecondary education, adult service systems, health care, integrated employment, independent living and community participation. This is an ongoing program offering sessions in the spring and fall.

Adaptive Swim Program

Children with disabilities receive one-on one support to learn water safety and/or swimming skills based on their individual abilities. This program is offered for eight weeks each fall. 

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Rorye Hatcher is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at ​317-477-3211 or rhatcher@greenfieldreporter.com.