For Immediate Release 11/29/2018
Contact: Anna Todd 682-707-2725 [email protected]
(November 29, 2018 | Fort Worth, Tex) … Mark Lashley, president and CEO of Caregiver, Inc., has hired Brian Estler to coordinate efforts around Special Olympics involvement for Caregiver clients, initially in North Texas. Caregiver, Inc., is a Fort Worth, Texas-based family of companies that provides home living, day habilitation, care coordination and related services for intellectually and developmentally disabled (IDD) individuals through multiple subsidiaries in four states.
“Special Olympics is very important to families and individuals served by Caregiver and our affiliate companies,” Mr. Lashley stated. “With our recent expansion, we saw the value of adding a dedicated Special Olympics events coordinator.”
Before joining Caregiver, Mr. Estler was Senior Program Executive with the Fort Worth-based Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America. Previously, as program director for the Daniel Boone Council in North Carolina, he helped organize attendance for the first U.S. special needs unit at the 2013 National Jamboree in West Virginia. He holds a BBA in marketing from the University of Ohio.
“Special Olympics athletes participate in more sports and at higher levels than ever before,” Mr. Estler stressed, “We’re dedicated to helping each player increase his or her self-worth, ability, courage, and capacity to grow and improve.”
To become a Caregiver volunteer SO coach or to learn more, call 954-398-0914, email [email protected] or visit the Special Olympics Texas website. Caregiver has four Texas regions serving over 2200 clients. If the pilot program in the North Texas region is successful, Caregiver will expand to its other service areas.
ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS
In 1969, Special Olympics Texas held its first competition. Today, the organization provides opportunities for more than 58,800 Texas children and adults with intellectual disabilities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship. For more, visit http://www.sotx.org.
ABOUT CAREGIVER INC.
Caregiver, Inc., is a privately-held company with over 3500 employees within the headquarters support group and multiple branded affiliate organizations in four states. The company provides a wide range of intermediate, home and community care services to nearly 2800 individuals who qualify as developmentally or intellectually disabled or are impacted by related conditions. Caregiver, Inc. was formed in 2015. Headquarters are at 4800 Overton Plaza, Suite 440, Fort Worth, TX 76109. For more, call 800-299-5161 or visit CG-IDD.COM.