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Passages makes good use of new learning center

February 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — It has been less than six months since Passages, Inc.’s Executive Director Jason Meyer stepped over the threshold of the new Creative Learning Center and its innovative programming launched.

Passages, Inc., a nonprofit that works with people with intellectual disabilities, now offers an education component to its life-skills building initiative. When a two-story medical building was acquired and remodeled in Columbia City, Passages expanded its services to include art, cooking and other creative classes.

Meyer said the response has been positive. “Our clients have really enjoyed the new services we can offer,” he said. “They are excited to learn and have the chance to develop creative skills. Things have gone well in the new building. I think we’ve all adjusted nicely.”

Areas of focus and learning are evolving as Passages staff members communicate with its clients. Meyer said conversaions are held to discuss what is working and what is not.

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