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Feb
11
2018

Meet the first Gerber Baby with Down Syndrome (2018)

The 2018 Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Dalton, Georgia who is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby since the contest’s start in 2010. Cortney Warren said she entered the Gerber contest on a whim, after a relative pointed out an ad seeking submissions. After posting a […]

Feb
11
2018

5 job fairs coming to the MS Gulf Coast (2018)

Local and regional companies are looking for people to operate rides at an amusement park, work with hospice patients and for manufacturing, cleaning and other positions. Here are details on several upcoming job fairs and hiring events: Nextaff Gulf Coast Job Fair When: 9-11 a.m. Feb. 15 Where: Gulfport WIN Job Center, 10162 Southpark Drive […]

Jun
6
2017

2017-Transition and Self Advocacy Agenda Fair

LIFE of MS is having a Transition and Self Advocacy Agenda Fair on the 20th of June in the Biloxi office, located at  2030 Pass Road, Suite C, Biloxi, MS 39531. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn your rights, how to advocate for yourself, and how to prepare for the transition into the work […]

Jun
5
2017

2017-A Student’s Guide to Coping with Disabilities in College

Graduating from high school and entering college is a big step for all. This new stage in life provides the gateway to more competitive opportunities in the job market after graduation. You students with disabilities have many challenges that you must face and overcome in college. More often than not, this is also the first […]