News & Updates from Barber National Institute

2019 Beast Winners

2019 Beast Winners

Posted on September 13th, 2019 at 1:49 PM

Everyone who beasts is a winner because you’re all supporting services for children and adults with disabilities at the Barber National Institute.  But we do have awards for participants who lead the pack in completing the course and raising funds.

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USA Today Features Barber National Institute Editorial

USA Today Features Barber National Institute Editorial

Posted on September 3rd, 2019 at 3:54 PM

USA Today, one of the nation’s most-read online newspapers, featured a Labor Day op-ed highlighting the Barber National Institute’s successful efforts to bring employers together with adults with intellectual disabilities for meaningful jobs in the community.

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Gov. Ridge Gives Keynote at Luncheon

Gov. Ridge Gives Keynote at Luncheon

Posted on August 26th, 2019 at 11:13 AM

Former Governor Tom Ridge will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon sponsored by the Barber National Institute to celebrate disability employment month.

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Adult Artists get Featured Exhibit

Adult Artists get Featured Exhibit

Posted on August 23rd, 2019 at 2:12 PM

Twelve adults will have their artwork featured at the Tipsy Bean.

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Day Program Adults Volunteer with ServErie

Day Program Adults Volunteer with ServErie

Posted on July 27th, 2019 at 2:04 PM

Club Erie and Corry Day Programs stepped up to volunteer with ServErie!

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2019 Shillelagh Golf Tournament Winners

2019 Shillelagh Golf Tournament Winners

Posted on July 19th, 2019 at 2:26 PM

Congraluations to the 2019 Shillelagh Golf Tournament winning foursome!

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Students and Campers Step Up to the Plate

Students and Campers Step Up to the Plate

Posted on July 16th, 2019 at 1:36 PM

Youngsters from Extended School Year and Connections Camp spent a day on the field with the Erie Seawolves!

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National Fuel Donation

National Fuel Donation

Posted on July 8th, 2019 at 1:19 PM

Special thanks to National Fuel and their Beast team, Complete Combustion, for the generous donation.

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Adults Hit the Diamond

Adults Hit the Diamond

Posted on June 21st, 2019 at 2:05 PM

Nearly 70 of our adults took to the field for a day of baseball with the Erie SeaWolves!

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Adults Shine at ESO Prom

Adults Shine at ESO Prom

Posted on June 10th, 2019 at 3:59 PM

More than 200 adults had a wild time at “Safari Soiree,” this year’s Prom sponsored by the Barber National Institute Expanding Social Opportunities (ESO) program. The event was Friday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Bel-Aire Hotel and Conference Center at 2800 West Eighth Street.

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