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From Dairy Farmer to DSP

By |September 13th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Kettler Finds Rewarding Second Career Julie Kettler began working at Auglaize Industries six years ago after her family sold their dairy cows. Julie says she was aware of Auglaize Industries in New Bremen, but didn't know much about the field of developmental disabilities. She decided to give it a try and found that she enjoys [...]

Vargo Feels Appreciated as Support Manager

By |September 12th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

Enjoys Seeing People Reach Their Goals When Trudi Vargo first saw an ad for Champaign Residential Services, she thought of 2 of her cousins with developmental disabilities and decided to "give it a shot." 12 years later, the Support Manager and Direct Services Professional says seeing people achieve their goals is one of the most [...]

Friendship Results in New Career Path

By |September 11th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

And Even More Friendships! Missy Barnes was working as a secretary at a local hospital 5 years ago when she became close with a patient who had Down Syndrome. "I became interested in working with people with disabilities, but wasn't sure how to get into the field," says Missy. That is when Missy saw an [...]

Muston’s Impact is Felt by Many

By |September 11th, 2017|Individual Support Services, News & Events|

DSP Has the Heart to Make a Difference! Laine Muston has worked as a Direct Service Professional (DSP) for nearly 14 years and has worked for Benchmark Human Services since 2010. Laine is pictured with Zack who says, "Laine is a good friend to me." Zack likes working with Laine because they have dance parties [...]