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Kelly Anne Ohde, Director of Communications, Easterseals
Office: 312.491.4110 ext. 10018
Mobile:  708.670.8992

August 22, 2016 WGN: WGN TV Lunchbreak: Scallops with tomato basil sauce, prepared by chef Trevor Teich and details about the Easterseals event, The Modern Classic

August 13, 2016 WIFR: Autism awareness event seeks to educate people about autism spectrum disorder

August 1, 2016 Rockford Register Star: Autism diagnosis brings Rockford family new awareness of service gaps

July 6, 2016 Chicago Tribune: Autism advocates hope new budget will restore services

June 30, 2016 Rockford Register Star: Confusion for nonprofits in wake of Illinois stopgap budget agreement

June 7, 2016 WREX: Rockford IceHogs help local organization stay open throughout budget impasse

May 25, 2016 Rockford Register Star: Rockford teacher given presidential honor for work with autistic kids

May 24, 2016 White Sox slugger Jose Abreu connects on visit to school for autistic students  

May 18, 2016 WREX: Illinois comptroller meets with Rockford non-profits struggling without state funding

May 5, 2016 WREX: A Rockford teacher and other educators across the country are honored in Washington, DC

May 1, 2016 Rockford Register Star: Georgette Braun: Cheap Trick bassist Tom Petersson creates songs for autistic son

April 27, 2016 WREX: Rockford teacher honored by White House

March 30, 2016 WREX: Easterseals pushes for state funding for programs

March 30, 2016 WIFR: Lawmakers Meet with Easterseals to Talk About Budget

March 30, 2016 My Stateline: State Budget Impasse Hurts Easterseals' Teen Pregnancy Program

March 7, 2016 Chicago Tribune:  District 95 offers new program to help special needs families

March 1, 2016 WREX: IceHogs to Host Autism Awareness Night

February 23, 2016 Rock River Times:  Rockford IceHogs hold Autism Awareness Night

February 3, 2016 The State Journal Register: Children, families, providers sort through 'devastating' cuts in autism-related services

January 26, 2016 WIFR: Organization Holds 'State of Our State' Address

January 26, 2016 WREX: Local coalition calls out against Rauner ahead of his State of the State

January 26, 2016 My State Line:  Social Services Agencies Plead With Illinois Lawmakers To Pass Budget

January 26, 2016 Rockford Register Star: Rockford-area nonprofits push for 'responsible budget' before State of the State

December 1, 2015 WTVO (Rockford): #GivingTuesday

October 23, 2015 Wednesday Journal: Child services agency hires new vendor for home visits

October 2, 2015 WGN: Jose Abreu’s work off the field just as impressive

September 13, 2015 NBC 5 Chicago: Easterseals Metropolitan Chicago Gala and Head Start

August 29, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times: Brown: Helping disabled kids not a state priority

August 27, 2015 WGN - Chicago: ‘Rally in the Southland’ demands action from Springfield

August 27, 2015 Chicago Tribune: State cutbacks targeted at social services rally

August 25, 2015 WREX-Rockford: The number of children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder is increasing quickly, experts say

August 25, 2015 CLTV-Chicago:  For White Sox, 'Serve Week' just one slice of year-round mission

August 19, 2015 Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown: From the community: Easterseals Metropolitan Chicago awarded $58 million in Head Start funding 

August 14, 2015 WTVO MyStateline ABC 17/Fox 39 State Budget Crisis May Shutter After School Programs

August 13, 2015 WREX NBC 13 News at 10: Local educators and families call for school-friendly budget

August 13, 2015 WREX NBC 13 News at 5: Support for Students

August 13, 2015 WIFR CBS 23: Local Superintendents Push for Funding

August 5, 2015 Easterseals’ Modern Classic brings out Chicago’s culinary A-List chefs

August 11, 2015 NBC 5 Chicago Inspiring Profiles: Easterseals Metropolitan Chicago


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