OAC students riding on the Knights of Columbus train
OAC student lifts weights with staff member's assistance
CBI student bags groceries at D&W
Young boy with Downs Syndrome shows off artwork
Three OAC students pushed in wheelchairs
CBI student participates in kayak race

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70 young adult students from local Community Based Instruction programs will compete and help make exercise a healthy habit.
Friday, May 2 OAC will celebrate their 25th annual Festival of the Arts with performers, crafts and fun all around.
Summer School
Summer School 2014 for students in the 28 day program begins on June 23 and ends on August 14 (no Fridays and no school June 30-July 3). The 12 day program will be in session July 7-24 (no Fridays).
Holland Junior Welfare League once again helped to spread holiday cheer by showing Santa the way to Ottawa Area Center.
Nearly 200 OAC students attended the Grand Rapids Griffins hockey game to learn about healthy habits, work on social skills, and have fun.
Friday, October 25 nearly 50 young adult students from the OAISD Community Based Instruction program competed at the Midtown Center in Holland.
PROM
The annual OAC/CBI Prom will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Ottawa Area Center. Pictures begin at 5:30, dinner at 6:30, and dancing continues until 9:30 p.m.
Thanks to RE/MAX Grand Valley, students at the Ottawa Area Center learned about the science behind how hot air balloons rise and lower as part of the science curriculum.
Friday, March 8 come see international sensation Carlos Seise in Spring Lake to support Artists Creating Together in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District.
Enjoying a nice fire with these chilly days? Enjoy one faster by placing a handmade fire starter in the kindling. Warm yourself and support CBI students at the same time!
CBI students will sell their crafts Friday, December 6, 2013 from 8:15-10:45 to help raise money for their arts program. OAC is located at 10160 96th Avenue in Allendale.
Looking for a great holiday present? The Enjoy the City coupon book offers hundreds of local coupons for only $20.
Know a golfer? Hudsonville CBI is selling "experienced" golf balls at a great price to benefit their Micro-Enterprise Program.