BYLAWS OF THE TUSCARAWAS SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN & ADULTS, INC.
**RAINBOW CONNECTION (**REGISTERED TRADENAME) (formerly The Tuscarawas Easter Seal Society)
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(Revised August 15, 2013)
The name of the corporation is The Tuscarawas Society for Children & Adults, Inc., (hereinafter referred to as "the Society"). It will also be known by its trade name "The Rainbow Connection", as well as by its two logos; the first is an abstract rendition of a rainbow with the words "Rainbow Connection" printed below. The second logo consists of a child and an adult standing under the Rainbow, also with "The Rainbow Connection" printed above. The Society is completely independent and is not affiliated with any other national, state, or local organization.
PHILOSOPHY, OBJECTIVES AND PROGRAM
SECTION 1. PHILOSOPHY. The following statements express the philosophy of this
- This Society is a voluntary agency providing service to persons with medically related crises or disabilities and to their families.
- This Society believes that persons with medically related crises or disabilities need to be involved in their community life and be accepted by their communities as individuals with rights and responsibilities.
- To meet this need, this Society believes that services should be provided to help persons with medically related crises or disabilities reach the maximum of their capabilities and secure opportunities for their education, training, and employment.
- This Society believes it has a responsibility to help assure the adequacy and effectiveness of tax supported programs for persons with medically related crises or disabilities, as well as privately funded programs.
- This Society believes that it is essential to preserve independence in the manner in which it raises funds for support of its programs and to maintain the right to appeal directly and independently to the public for support in conformity with accepted standards of ethical fund raising.
SECTION 2. OBJECTIVES. The objectives of this Society shall be: