The Wood Lane #commUNITY Honors Awards

Posted on February 12, 2018

You're invited to join us to celebrate community and celebrate Wood Lane! The Wood Lane #commUNITY Honors Awards sponsored by AKtion Club will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Nazareth Hall located at 21211 W River Rd in Grand Rapids, OH. Dinner will begin at 6:30 PM...

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Nominations Sought for Wood Lane CommUNITY Honors Awards

Posted on February 02, 2018

The Wood Lane CommUNITY Honors ceremony will be held on March 17th at Nazareth Hall at 6:00 PM – Information on this night will be circulated soon. We are seeking nominations for the awards through February 26th. Nominations can be made online here or by filling out a paper copy...

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Family Swim Comes Back in January

Posted on December 20, 2017

Escape from the cold this winter and come swim in the Nichols Therapy pool from 11:00am – 12:00pm on Saturdays! This family swim is a free activity for schoolaged children receiving services and their families. A lifeguard will be present, but parents must stay at the pool with their children at all times. Please...

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Wood Lane Weekly for November 29, 2017

Posted on November 29, 2017

This week we invite you to join us for the Children’s Home Open House on December 4th from 4-7 pm at 1022 Melrose Street in Bowling Green. If you plan to attend, please park at Peace Lutheran Church to access the Wood Lane shuttle to bring you to the house.

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Wood Lane Weekly for November 15, 2017

Posted on November 15, 2017

This week we look forward to the burying of the time capsule, the BG Holiday Parade, and the Aktion Club Food Drive! In the event of inclement weather on Saturday, November 18 for the Holiday Parade, an instant alert will be sent out as early as possible to notify individuals, families...

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CARF International Survey Dates Announced

Posted on November 01, 2017

Coming Soon A survey team from CARF International* will be visiting on January 8, 2018 through January 9,  2018 We invited the surveyors to evaluate how well we meet international standards for quality. The survey will tell us what we are doing well and ways we might improve...

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20th Annual Prime Rib & Crab Tickets Available

Posted on October 20, 2017

The 20th Annual Special Olympics Prime Rib & Crab Fest will be held Saturday, November 4th from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Graystone Hall in Perrysburg. Tickets are on sale for a donation of $50 which includes your choice of all you can eat Prime Rib or Crab, along with...

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Venturing Crew 352 Receives Chapter Charter

Posted on October 19, 2017

At the October meeting of the Wood County Board of DD, the Venturing Crew 352 received their Charter from Alissa Hunt of Boy Scouts of America after giving a brief presentation to the Board. The Venturing Crew is a program in which both men and women help to plan and take...

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Family Swim Begins October 21st

Posted on October 19, 2017

Come swim in the Nichols Therapy pool from 11:00am – 1200pm on Saturdays this fall!This family swim is a free activity for school aged children receiving services and their families. A lifeguard will be present, but parents must stay at the pool with their children at all times. Limited life...

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People First To Hold Transportation Forum

Posted on October 10, 2017

People First of Wood County invites individuals served by the Wood County Board of DD and their families to take part in a transportation forum with Todd Robinson from WSOS. The forum provides a platform for individuals and their families to express the challenges they face with transportation throughout the county...

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Wood Lane Weekly for September 27, 2017

Posted on September 27, 2017

This week includes highlights of the events coming up in October. Also, not included, but important is the Public Forum to meet ViaQuest on September 28th, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Wood Lane Cafeteria at Entrance D. 

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Registration Open For Bowl-A-Mania

Posted on September 08, 2017

The 2017 Aktion Club Bowl-A-Mania Registration is open. Teams of 5 must register by Friday, October 6th, 2017 and should be returned to Michele Solether by October 6, 2017. Anyone wanting to participate, but doesn't have a complete team may register as an individual and teams will be created. 

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Memories Made at the 2017 Wood County Fair

Posted on August 03, 2017

The Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities participated in daily events at the Wood County Fair. People First challenged fair- goers in disability trivia on Monday, Aktion Club played corn hole with passersby on Tuesday, Early Intervention created a mural on Children's Day Wednesday, Operations Recreation painted stemware with Seniors...

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Family Forum To Be Held on August 8, 2017

Posted on July 31, 2017

A Family Forum will be held on August 8, 2017 in the Cafeteria of Wood Lane Industries. The topic of discussion is the WCBDD's initiating a Request for Proposal to obtain a new provider of day services in the Wood Lane Industries space on Gypsy Lane Road. The action comes...

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Aktion Club Addresses Bowling Green Kiwanis Club

Posted on July 27, 2017

The Aktion Club gave a presentation at the Bowling Green Kiwanis Club - Ohio luncheon on July 27, 2017 . They spoke about some of their past community events. Since October 2016 they have participated in 29 community service events, which involved over 200 hours of service. They highlighted their partnership with Habitat...

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Always There Campaign Generates Success for Aktion Club

Posted on July 21, 2017

Aktion Club raised $500 toward their goal of $5,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio from the Always There Ohio Week of Giving Back events at the Bowling Green Farmers' Market on July 19th and the Levis Commons Ice Cream tent on July 21st! Aktion Club members represented the club to raise...

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Always There Week of Giving Back

Posted on July 11, 2017

The Community in Partnership committee and Aktion Club are teaming up to scoop out FREE ice cream sundaes next week at the Bowling Green Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, July 19th from 4:00-7:00pm and at Levis Commons (near the fountain) on Friday, July 21st from 5:00-7:00pm. This diverts a bit from...

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You're Invited: Raise the Roof Summer Bash

Posted on July 03, 2017

You are invited to the "Raise the Roof Summer Bash!" All proceeds from the event go to Aktion Club's partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio to assist in the building of a home in Bowling Green. Register today! Price is $10 per person and includes dinner, games, and lots...

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Wood County Wildcats Compete at State

Posted on June 27, 2017

The 48th Special Olympics Ohio State Summer Games were held June 23-25 at The Ohio State University. During the weekend more than 2,600 athletes throughout Ohio competed in eleven athletic events. Due to inclement weather on Friday, the Opening Ceremonies and several track events were cancelled. However, Saturday was a...

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Wood Lane Weekly for June 14, 2017

Posted on June 14, 2017

Mark your calendars for July 19th for the BG Farmers' Market! WCBDD will be scooping out free ice cream sundaes from 4-7pm and Aktion club will be collecting donations on behalf of Wood County Habitat for Humanity.

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Area IV Special Olympics Spring Game Results

Posted on May 10, 2017

Forty-five Wood County Special Olympics athletes competed in bocce, track and volleyball at the Area 4 Spring Games at Sylvania Southview High School on Saturday, May 6. Due to inclement weather, the cycling competition was postponed. The ten counties competing in Area 4 are Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa...

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"Speaking Of" Celebrated at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on April 27, 2017

The "Speaking Of" exhibit opened in the Community Gallery of the Toledo Museum of Art on Friday, April 28th. The exhibit is a collaboration between Lynn Whitney's photography students from Bowling Green State University and individuals served by the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities. This is the fifth year...

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Custodial Clown's Celebrate DD Awareness Month with WLS

Posted on April 05, 2017

On March 17th the Wood Lane School participated in celebrating Developmental Disability Awareness Month with a clown show in the Wood Lane School gym.   The Clown Show was orchestrated by the Wood Lane custodial staff. Prior to the clown show, the students created a craft in the cafeteria.

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Strategic Planning Sessions

Posted on November 21, 2016

Mel Marsh of Acorn Consulting will be meeting with families and individuals to receive input on our Strategic Plan. The plan will serve to prioritize the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities present and future needs, as well as provide insight to anticipated challenges. It presents a vision for the...

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