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January 2016  
AIM sets date for its annual golf tournament

AIM Independent Living Center will host its second annual golf tournament May 1 at the Elmira Country Club. 
 
AIM is seeking 20 four-person teams for the event, and sponsorship opportunities are available to businesses who would like to support AIM's variety of programs and services. 
Online workplace safety program unveiled

 

AIM has unveiled an online safety program that will be mandatory for all members of staff in 2016. 

In order to ensure that all employees have safety information to protect them on the job, they will be required to complete two safety trainings this year. 

The first test must be completed between Jan. 1 and June 30. The second will need to be completed between July 1 and Dec. 31. 
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Other News
Consumer winter party date announced
 
AIM's annual consumer party will be from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 17 at the organization's Corning office, 271 E. First St.

The party will be beach-themed, and there will be games, food and fun. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to pass.

To RSVP, contact Katie Reynolds at 962-8225, ext. 118.

AIM's 2016 American Sign Language course schedule released

AIM Independent Living Center will host five eight-week American Sign Language courses in 2016.
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Graduation rates for people with disabilities trending up

Federal officials say that graduation rates for people with disabilities is on the rise for the third year in a row. Figures show that rates increased from 61.9 percent in the 2012-2013 school year to 63.1 percent in 2013-2014.
New traumatic brain injury awareness videos released  
 
The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) has released a video series entitled 'A Head for the Future'. The series introduces service members and veterans who tell their stories about recovery after a brain injury. The series is geared towards encouraging people with similar experiences to seek help.
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