Janus hosting fundraising breakfast

Mayor Andy Cook

Mayor Andy Cook

Janus Developmental Services will be hosting its fifth annual Create, Connect and Commit breakfast on March 15 at the Fountains in Carmel, 502 E. Carmel Dr., in recognition of Disabilities Awareness Month. The event will focus on the achievements of individuals with disabilities and share heartwarming and inspirational stories.All the proceeds raised from the breakfast will directly support Janus programs and services which include community employment, onsite work experience, children’s services, doorways and Hamilton County Express bus services.

This year’s honorary co-chairpersons are Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear, Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, Westfield Mayor Andy Cook, Fishers Town Council President John Weingardt and Fishers Town Manager Scott Fadness.

The mission of Janus Developmental Services is to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to participate and contribute within the community. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Joanne McDonough at 773-8781 ext. 112 or jmcdonough@janus-inc.org.


$5k grant supports Doorways Shapes program

The Janus Doorways Shapes Program is designed to offer individuals with disabilities the opportunity to adopt a healthy lifestyle through exercise and nutrition. The program promotes health and fitness by providing an exercise room complete with appropriate equipment, staff and exercise sessions that are individualized to address each participant’s needs. The grant funding from the TJX Foundation will enable Janus to expand the Doorways Shapes program so that individuals with disabilities can continue to enhance their health and wellbeing through exercise and physical fitness. For more information on the Doorways Shapes program, contact Shannon Smith at 773-8781 or ssmith@janus-inc.org.