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Night to Shine – Event

Night to Shine is a worldwide movement sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation that’s changing Valentine’s Day weekend from simply a celebrations of love, to a celebrations of God’s love for people with special needs.  This unforgettable prom night experience is a celebration of the value of life, as well as a night when all guests are kings and queens of the prom.  Night to Shine provides a red-carpet entrace complete with a friendly welcome from paparazze, limousine rides, hair and makeup stations, shoe shining areas, and, of course, a dance floor.  Last year 44 churches, 15,000 volunteers and 7,000 honored guests came together in 26 states and 3 countries to create a worldwide movement celebrating people with special needs.  We can’t wait to meet you all! See you there!


Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/night-to-shine-tickets-20943823540?aff=ebapi


News Article – Pioneer Eyes Levy Success

CHILLICOTHE GAZETTE — Pioneer Center officials hope the favorable light shone on its services to those with developmental disabilities in a recent community survey will carry over to polling places in March.

The online survey drew more than 300 responses, with about 240 of those coming from people who don’t work for the agency. Superintendent Leia Snyder said those responses came from partner agencies, families of those who use Pioneer services, people from area school districts and members of the community at large.

“It was really a wide range of opinions, which was really what we were looking for, so we were glad to see that,” she said.

 Click here to read the rest of the story.


Pioneer Tiger Basketball – Interview on WKKJ

Listen to Head Coach Debbie Kennedy and a star player for the Pioneer Tigers – Deon – talk about their upcoming basketball season on this podcast from WKKJ. All Pioneer Tiger Basketball games are free and open to the public. Games are held at the Pioneer School – 11268 CR 550. Our next home game is Tues., Jan 19 at Home vs. Buckeye Hills at 11am.

Full Link: http://www.wkkj.com/media/play/26644999/

2016 Tiger Basketball Schedule


January         7               Hills and Dales              Away                              9:30 Leave

12               Scioto County               Home                   11:00

19               Buckeye Hills                Home                   11:00

21               Hills and Dales              Home                   11:00

26               Jackson County            Home                   10:45

28               SPIRIT DAY


February      4                Buckeye Hills                Home                   10:45

9                Ross Public                    Home                   10:45

11               Hills and Dales              Home                   10:45

16               Jackson County            Away                              9:30 Leave

18               Scioto County               Home                   10:45

23               Hills and Dales              Away                              9:30 Leave

25               Basketball & Cheerleading Banquet      TBA

All Star Game is being rescheduled to a different date




Pioneer Center Sets Organizational Meeting

The Pioneer Center’s Board of Trustees will conduct their annual organizational meeting at 6p.m. Thursday, January 14 in the Training Room at 167 W. Main St., in Chillicothe, OH.  The board will elect officers and set the meeting time, date, and location for 2016.

The monthly board meeting will be conducted immediately following that organizational meeting.


Health & Respite Notice

Effective January 1, 2016, we will not pay utility bills as part of our Health and Respite Program unless there is a risk to the individual’s health and safety or a disconnect notice has been issued by the utility.

-Greg Williamson, Residential Service Director