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Public can meet, greet new AID president, CEO

Nonprofit sets 4 times to meet Lore Baker

The Association for Individual Development Association for Individual Development will host an open-house for the public to meet Lore Baker, AID president and CEO.
The Association for Individual Development Association for Individual Development will host an open-house for the public to meet Lore Baker, AID president and CEO.

AURORA – The Association for Individual Development Association for Individual Development will host an open-house for the public to meet Lore Baker, AID president and CEO from 7 to 9 a.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. May 16 at the AID Aurora Community Day Services, 309 New Indian Trail Court, Elgin, the agency announced in a news release.

The public will also be able to meet her from 7 to 9 a.m. May 23 and from 4 to 6 p.m. May 23 at the AID Elgin Community Day Services, 1135 Bowes Road, Elgin.
 
Baker brings nearly 20 years of experience in services and housing for individuals with various disabilities.

Baker was selected to be the organization’s new president and CEO last year, when Lynn O’Shea retired
after 20 years.

The Association for Individual Development is a nonprofit agency that serves people with physical, developmental, intellectual and mental health challenges in Kane and neighboring counties.


Prior to her tenure at AID, Baker was the Illinois Statewide Housing and Employment First coordinator. In this capacity, she worked closely with the Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, and Rehabilitation Services Divisions of state government, as well as Health Care and Family Services, Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the State Board of Education.
 
This informational event is open to the public and will benefit individuals and families currently enrolled in AID programs, as well as those looking to participate in AID services, plan for the future.
 
Representatives from local special recreation associations and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, special needs attorneys and additional AID staff will also be in attendance to answer questions from the public.
 
AID works with individuals with physical, developmental, intellectual and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose. Learn more about AID programs and services by visiting AIDcares.org.

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