Church-Stavitzke Succeeds Stackhouse as Executive Director
August 4, 2020
Crystal Church-Stavitzke will be promoted to Easterseals RISE executive director as Chris Stackhouse has chosen to resign from the position.
Stackhouse has been executive director since October 2017.
“The birth of our second child earlier this year made it very clear to me that my family has to be my priority for now,” Stackhouse said. “I’m fortunate that my circumstances allow me to make this choice to focus on being a dad.” Click to read more
United Way Supports Easterseals RISE with Grant
July 16, 2020
Easterseals RISE has been awarded a $3,750 grant from Steuben County United Way.
The funding will help Easterseals RISE provide employment services and educational opportunities to people with disabilities.
Easterseals RISE partners with individuals and families to help people with disabilities become as independent as possible by providing personalized services.
Easterseals Arc and RISE Merge
July 1, 2020
Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana and RISE Inc. announced a plan to merge in April 2020, and it became official July 1, 2020.
Easterseals Arc and RISE each have more than 55 years of history supporting individuals with disabilities. Merging the two organizations will enable them to serve more people with a broader scope of services in Steuben and DeKalb counties. Operations in the Fort Wayne area will continue to be known as Easterseals Arc, while operations in the Angola area will be Easterseals RISE. Read more