Nova Scotians Recognized For Manufacturing Leadership
July 20, 2017- News from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Presented by Mike Mullally, Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. Cathy Deagle Gammon, Executive Director of DASC, (Dartmouth Adult Services Centre) accepted the CME 2017 Diversity in the Workplace Leadership Award sponsored by Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. (more..)
Beautiful DASC meeting rooms
Deagle-Gammon honoured by Progress Women
December 23, 2016- The Laker
The Progress Women of Excellence Awards takes place each November. Hosted by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis 2016 marked the 27th year of this prestigious event. This annual fundraiser, hosted in support of Phoenix
Youth Programs, is the only one of its kind in N.S. and has raised well over $1 million to date. (more..)
November 2, 2016- The Chronicle Herald
The production area at DASC is filled with hundreds of people concentrating carefully on their tasks. There’s laughter and conversation as they work towards deadlines and move on to tackling new projects. (more..)
August 9, 2016 – Common Good Solutions
Meet DASC Industries, an amazing organization that uses social enterprise, as a part of their vocational adult day program, to help those with intellectual disabilities reach their individual potential. To find out more about their services and programs visit www.dasc-ns.ca.
August 30, 2016 – Allen Print
May 16, 2016 – Global News
A new investment from the provincial government could change the lives of persons living with disabilities.
“Nova Scotians with different abilities have told us they want new opportunities to live as independently as they possibly can and to be supported and included in their community,” said Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard. (more…)
May 16, 2016 – The Chronicle Herald
Nova Scotia’s Disabilities Support Program is getting $3 million from the province to move residents out of larger adult residential centres and into smaller, community-based homes.
“Nova Scotians with disabilities have told us they want new opportunities to live as independently as possible,” said Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard in an event at the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre (DASC) on Monday. (more…)
November 24, 2015 – The Chronicle Herald
A recycling program for single-serve coffee pods launched in Nova Scotia was an “overwhelming success,” says the operations manager for Wheaton’s.
“We soon realized that we’d taken in more cups than we could possibly process,” David Bradford said in an interview. (more…)
DARTMOUTH, N.S. – An organization that helps people with intellectual disabilities develop job skills is partnering with a home decor store to partially solve two problems.
“We all have value, we all have ability, and, for some, it’s just figuring out where that is,” said Cathy Deagle-Gammon, executive director of Dartmouth Adult Services Centre (DASC). (more…)
August 21, 2015 – CBC News
Nova Scotia consumers concerned about the social footprint of the goods and services they use now have a way of feeling good about the businesses they deal with.
Companies and groups can now be certified “Buy Social.” (more…)