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Guest Speaker at Journeys in Community Living Luncheon Overcame Great Obstacles in Life
Guest Speaker at Journeys in Community Living Luncheon Overcame Great Obstacles in Life

Patrick's message was simple... If he can do this thing we call life, than anyone can.

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Journeys Disability Awareness Event: The Only Disability is a Negative Attitude
Journeys Disability Awareness Event: The Only Disability is a Negative Attitude

"The only disability we have is a negative attitude." These are the inspiring words of HK Derryberry. On Tuesday October 17, Journeys in Community Living hosted an event to bring awareness to their mission of enabling people with disabilities to live more fulfilling lives.

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48 Pairs of shoes stolen in Murfreesboro
48 Pairs of shoes stolen in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police are tasked with investigating a theft of shoes. However, they are not looking into the theft of only one pair of shoes, but instead... 48 pairs of shoes.

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Journeys partnering with Smyrna Kohl's for 2016 Fall Social
Journeys partnering with Smyrna Kohl's for 2016 Fall Social

Journeys in Community Living has announced that it will be partnering with Smyrna Kohl's for this year's "Fall Social" costume party event.

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Veteran Nashville photojournalist Larry Flowers to give keynote speech at Journeys' Annual Celebration
Veteran Nashville photojournalist Larry Flowers to give keynote speech at Journeys' Annual Celebration

Veteran Nashville television reporter Larry Flowers will be the keynote speaker at an April 28 event in Murfreesboro aimed at raising money for a local nonprofit that supports people with disabilities.

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Journeys in Community Living: 'Come-and-Go' Open House to make case for community support
Journeys in Community Living: 'Come-and-Go' Open House to make case for community support

Journeys is a more than 40-year-old nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Careers in the New Year event to give local employers access to untapped talent
Careers in the New Year event to give local employers access to untapped talent

Local business leaders who are interested in learning about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities are invited to attend an event at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce in late January.

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Time to make Christmas special for people with intellectual disabilities in Rutherford & Cannon Counties
Time to make Christmas special for people with intellectual disabilities in Rutherford & Cannon Counties

The majority of items on the Heart Tree are simple things like clothing, including socks, shirts and pants, said Journeys Development Coordinator Mark Bell.

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Journeys Second Annual Guess Who Contest ends - So who was the Ninja Turtle?
Journeys Second Annual Guess Who Contest ends - So who was the Ninja Turtle?

The staff and people served by local nonprofit Journeys in Community Living would like to thank Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess for being this year's Mystery Guest in association with the 2015 Fall Social for people with intellectual disabilities.

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George Cunningham Named Executive Director of Journeys in Community Living
George Cunningham Named Executive Director of Journeys in Community Living

His duties include overseeing its residential program, facility training and programming for the persons served and coordinating Journeys' protection from harm system.

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Director of local nonprofit organization that supports people with intellectual disabilities to retire
Director of local nonprofit organization that supports people with intellectual disabilities to retire

The longtime director of a local nonprofit organization that supports people with intellectual disabilities will retire Nov. 1, leaving behind a legacy of expanding opportunities for the population she served for 38 years.

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Journeys in Community Living - 2015 Annual Celebration and Silent Auction set for June 11
Journeys in Community Living - 2015 Annual Celebration and Silent Auction set for June 11

Among those awarded this year will be one very special honoree who is served by Journeys. This person has made serious strides over the past year towards regaining independence.

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Those with intellectual disabilities in Rutherford County could be negatively impacted by the state of TN
Those with intellectual disabilities in Rutherford County could be negatively impacted by the state of TN

Mark Bell with Journey's in Community Living says that state budget cuts will hurt the those with intellectual disabilities...

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So, what leader in our community was dressed as a woman for a good cause?
So, what leader in our community was dressed as a woman for a good cause?

Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman was revealed this past Friday as the mystery man who donned glue-on nails and eyelashes, jewelry, a wig and a pink dress to help raise money for...

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'Guess Who' and Raise Money for Journeys in Community Living
'Guess Who' and Raise Money for Journeys in Community Living

Journeys in Community Living invites everyone in our community to get in on the fun of guessing the true identity of a local community member who has dressed up as Dolly Parton to help raise money for the organization's mission.

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Journeys in Community Living Honored Two on Wednesday
Journeys in Community Living Honored Two on Wednesday

Two Woodbury natives were honored at a statewide awards ceremony in Nashville on Wednesday for their long-time support of Murfreesboro nonprofit Journeys in Community Living.

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Local Knights of Columbus helping out those with intellectual disabilities in Murfreesboro
Local Knights of Columbus helping out those with intellectual disabilities in Murfreesboro

The local Knights of Columbus, Marian Council No. 4563, awarded Journeys in Community Living a $618 check on Monday to help the local nonprofit continue its mission to support adults with intellectual disabilities.

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Outgoing County Commissioner Joyce Ealy to receive award from Journeys in Community Living
Outgoing County Commissioner Joyce Ealy to receive award from Journeys in Community Living

Local nonprofit Journeys in Community Living is inviting the public to join the organization April 24 as it awards outgoing county Commissioner Joyce Ealy and several other outstanding community members for their service.

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Fundraiser to help local organization that focuses on those with intellectual disabilities

The disability services provider that supports adults with intellectual disabilities with choosing and realizing their visions of how they want to live, work and socialize will host its Annual Celebration & Silent Auction from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

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165-Residents in Rutherford County stuck on the state's waiting list for community based services

More than 7,000 Tennesseans, including 165 here in Rutherford County, are stuck on the state’s Waiting List for community-based services, and as a bill makes its way through the state’s legislature that could cut down on the number of people waiting for services. 

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CORRECTION: Local Residents With Intellectual Disabilities Can Have Their Voices Heard Feb. 10

People with intellectual disabilities and their families in Rutherford, Cannon and other Middle Tennessee counties are invited to have their voices heard at a DIDD Stakeholder Forum Feb. 10th. 

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Local Group Learning Job Skills While Packaging Drug Testing Kits for TN Dept. of Children's Services
The first shipment of drug-testing kits packaged by individuals served by Journeys is making its way to the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services as a result of the contract with Community Rehabilitation Agencies of Tennessee.
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Local Non-Profit that Aids Those with Intellectual Disabilities to Hold Halloween Bash
Local Non-Profit that Aids Those with Intellectual Disabilities to Hold Halloween Bash
Spooky ghosts, creepy ghouls and scary goblins will descend upon Dance Murfreesboro's studio off Middle Tennessee Boulevard Oct. 25 thanks to community support of a local nonprofit that aids adults with intellectual disabilities. 
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Local Group that Works With Intellectually Disabled Residents Love What They Do (with audio)
Local Group that Works With Intellectually Disabled Residents Love What They Do (with audio)
Betty McNeely from Journeys told us the staff works hard to help those who are intellectually disabled daily…
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Murfreesboro: Journeys in Community Living Celebrating Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week
Local non-profit Journeys in Community Living and other area health and social services entities across the state will be busily celebrating Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week this week.
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Journeys in Community Living Introduces New Board Members
“Every board member here at Journeys plays a vital role in the execution of our mission to improve the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities..."
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Local Group That Helps Residents With Intellectual Disabilities in Rutherford and Cannon Counties Receive Major Grant
Local Group That Helps Residents With Intellectual Disabilities in Rutherford and Cannon Counties Receive Major Grant
The Christy-Houston Foundation’s recent awarding of a nearly $40,000 grant to Journeys in Community Living will help the nonprofit deliver more streamlined services to adults with intellectual disabilities in Cannon and Rutherford counties.
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