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Cardinal Cushing Centers provides individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disabilities of all ages opportunities to discover the benefits of a supportive and vibrant community. We are proud of our nationally recognized opportunities for learning, working, living and playing together.

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Jo Ann Simons and Cushing Centers featured in Boston Business Journal

By Jay Fitzgerald   As a young woman fresh out of graduate school, Jo Ann Simons envisioned a career as a social worker focusing on women’s issues. At the age of 25, though, she became pregnant and later gave birth to a son, Jonathan, who was diagnosed with Down syndrome and heart defects — and her whole world changed. “I imagined there would be all these support services in place, but they weren’t there,” she said. “I was left with…

 

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    By: Jo Ann Simons In the past month the “Ice Bucket Challenge” for ALS, has quite literally “soaked” the United States. Everyone from Bill Gates to Tom Brady has poured a bucket of ice water over his or her head, made a donation to fight ALS and challenged others do the same or make a donation to fight ALS within twenty-four hours. Inspired by Pete Frates of Massachusetts, people are learning about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou…

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Cardinal Cushing Centers
Facebook IconOctober 17, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Today's Iron Kettle menu is now available on our website! What will you be ordering? We start serving lunch at 12:45PM!

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We welcome members of the community to join us at the Iron Kettle Inn on select Thursdays and Fridays for a hot lunch, with warm, welcoming service, courtesy of our student servers.

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Cushing Friends in the Spotlight: Yesterday Mike Sheehan, CEO of the The Boston Globe and a member of Cushing’s Overseer Board, was the guest speaker at a Denterlein in the News Event at Fenway Park’s EMC Club. Here he is pictured with two members of Cushing’s leadership team: Jansi Chandler VP of Development (left) and Jo Ann Simons, President & CEO (right). We’re proud to call Sheehan one of our biggest supporters. People like Sheehan make it possible for us to change lives every day!

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Today's Iron Kettle menu is now available on our website! What will you be ordering? We start serving lunch at 12:45PM!

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We welcome members of the community to join us at the Iron Kettle Inn on select Thursdays and Fridays for a hot lunch, with warm, welcoming service, courtesy of our student servers.

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Facebook IconOctober 9, 2014 at 10:05 AM

The Iron Kettle will be open today starting at 12:45PM! Today's dessert sounds amazing! You can find today's menu and more information at the link below.

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We welcome members of the community to join us at the Iron Kettle Inn on select Thursdays and Fridays for a hot lunch, with warm, welcoming service, courtesy of our student servers.

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Facebook IconOctober 6, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Cardinal Cushing Centers is pleased to announce that we have received three bib numbers for the 2015 Boston Marathon, thanks to the John Hancock Non Profit Marathon Program! Interested in running with us? Download our application at the link below and return it to Laurie Maranian, Director of Development, no later than October 27th.
http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102429227219-691/Application.pdf

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