Dayton Ohio – In 1987, President Ronald Reagan declared March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to encourage understanding and acceptance for people with disabilities and recognizes the contributions of individuals with disabilities and encourages the community to embrace working together. In honor of this special awareness month, United Rehabilitation Services (URS) has a month of activities planned with the 300 children, adults, and seniors the center serves each day:

March 5thAdvocacy Day at the Statehouse in Columbus.  A group of URS adult clients will attend this event.

March 13th: 10 am – 11 am:  County Commissioners Deb Lieberman, Judy Dodge and Caroline Rice Read to the children and adults at URS and there will be Client Art Show.

March 23rd:  Harrigan’s 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m.  Race starts at Harrigans Tavern at 4070 Marshall Road in Kettering and winds through the streets of Kettering South of Stroop Road.  Wheelchair/Stroller friendly event!  To register, visit

March 27th:  9th Annual Jersey Mikes “Day of Giving”- 100% of proceeds from the Jersey Mikes in Beavercreek at 3510 Pentagon, Centerville at 6002 Far Hills Ave., and 1512 Miamisburg Centerville Road, will benefit URS.