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Letter: VersAbility Resources: Where ability meets opportunity

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Do you know where ability meets opportunity?

The quick answer is VersAbility Resources, which is located at the Puller Center on Gloucester’s Main Street, behind Kelsick Specialty Market.

The organization’s vision says it all: “We envision a world where people with disabilities enjoy dignified, productive lives of their choosing as fully accepted members of society.”

VersAbility Resources is part of the national organization called The Arc; however, each chapter is different. The Arc was first organized in 1953 as the National Association of Retarded Children, which lasted until 1973. From 1973 to 1981, it was known as the National Association of Retarded Citizens. Then the name was changed to the Association of Retarded Citizens of the United States. Since 1993, it has simply been known as The Arc.

Sarah Bowman has been the Director of Marketing and Development for VersAbility Resources for the past nine years. Bowman said that her...

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