News & Updates from Barber National Institute

Courtyard Marriott Named Employer of the Year

Courtyard Marriott Named Employer of the Year

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 at 2:38 PM

For five adults with intellectual disabilities in the Barber National Institute Supported Employment Program, the Courtyard Marriott hotel staff and administration on City Avenue have provided an environment that has fostered greater independence, community inclusion and feelings of self-worth.

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Gov. Tom Ridge Speaks On Disability Employment

Gov. Tom Ridge Speaks On Disability Employment

Posted on October 7th, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge commends the Barber National Institute and local Erie employers while calling for the increased hiring of individuals with diabilities at the 2019 Disability Employment Luncheon.

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Club Erie Volunteers Recognized

Club Erie Volunteers Recognized

Posted on October 2nd, 2019 at 1:52 PM

Volunteers from our Club Erie program who received the Group Volunteer of the Year Award on Saturday from Asbury Woods

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Erie Insurance Donation in Pittsburgh

Erie Insurance Donation in Pittsburgh

Posted on September 21st, 2019 at 1:54 PM

Representatives from Erie Insurance presented our Pittsburgh Program with a $6,500 donation for new equipment and software during our August Barber-Q Picnic!

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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 To Give Keynote at Luncheon

Gov. Ridge To Give 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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