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Abilities Unlimited celebrating 50 years of service

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Abilities Unlimited iscelebrating 50 years of community service.

The organization started back in 1964 with asmall, $16,000 grant. In the beginning, it only served a few people in Craighead County. It hasexpanded to 400 people across 18 counties.

Heather Holmes says while the organizationhas grown considerably over the years, the mission remains the same. "All ofthose opportunities are given to individuals with disabilities jobs, right herein Jonesboro.  So, your money stayslocal.  You help local individuals andthat's what Abilities Unlimited is all about."

To celebrate 50 years of service, the groupheld an open house on Friday.

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