50th Anniversary ‘Always There’ Gala

50th Anniversary ‘Always There’ GalaOctober 28, 2017

UNOH Event Center
1450 N. Cable Road
Lima, Ohio

Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
Program begins at 5:00 p.m.
Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m.


Purchase tickets online here
You can also visit the ACBDD office or call 419-221-1385 ext. 1028.


During 2017, ACBDD has been celebrating 50 years of service to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. We are celebrating the many parents, families and advocates that began the 50-year journey leading to all our agency stands for today. This event will be the highlight of the year and a true celebration of how Allen County has supported the board for the past 50 years, so we could serve more than ten thousand residents with developmental disabilities and their families.

The 50th Anniversary Gala will feature keynote speaker Chris Ulmer of Special Books by Special Kids.

Mr. Chris, as he is called by his students, is a social media sensation with his unique connection to and communication with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. His work can be found on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. Additionally, the history of the agency will be reviewed, and there will be special recognition of individuals who have been served by ACBDD since 1967.