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AAIDD and NADSP adopt position on DSP support

The following is a statement adopted by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals regarding critical issues facing Direct Support Professionals in Tennessee and across the nation.



Posted by SRVS PR at Friday, June 10, 2016 | 0 comments
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20TH Annual SRVS Kids & Families Bunny Run a Success

SRVS held its 20th Annual SRVS Kids & Families 5k Bunny Run and Family Fun Run March 26 at Cancer Survivors Park in Memphis. WREG-TV Meteorologist, Jim Jaggers, and 92.9 ESPN Radio Personality, Brad Carson, co-hosted the event. The highlight of the event was the 5K and Family Fun Run. The day included activities such as children’s games, balloon art, face painting, an Easter egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, food trucks and awards.


The event brought in over 550 registered runners/walkers and raised over $25,000 for SRVS Kids & Families, a program that provides family-centered services that address the unique abilities of young children with special needs. For  30 years, SRVS Kids & Families has been providing these services to the Mid-South. For more information about the programs and services, please visit


Posted by SRVS PR at Friday, April 8, 2016 | 0 comments
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SRVS Kids & Families 2016 Bunny Run



The 20th Annual 5K Bunny Run and Family Fun Run / Walk supports SRVS Kids & Families. Go the distance and support SRVS Kids & Families by forming a team, running or walking as an individual, making a pledge and coming out to show your support. Awards will be given in 15 age categories, plus 1st place in overall open, master, grand master, and senior master. Bring your children to see the Easter Bunny, play games, and go on an Easter Egg hunt! This is one of the flatter race courses in Memphis and it is a USATF certified course, so here is your chance to get your name in the Tennessee State Record books! This race takes place around the Cancer Survivors Park, located at 701 Perkins Extd in Memphis. It starts at the entrance of the park.  Parking is in and around the park. All children who finish the fun run will get a finisher ribbon!

Entry Fees:

$10 Children with Special Needs Age 11 and Under

$15 Children Age 11 and Under $20 MRTC Members (Pre-Registration Only) 

$25 Pre-Registration (For Non-MRTC Members)

 $30 Race Day Registration (All Registrants)

Early Bird Registration must be completed by 5:00 p.m., March 14, 2016, to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Registrants after this date are not guaranteed a T-shirt. Register online by visiting SRVS Kids & Families, Inc. is a program of SRVS that provides family-centered services to address the unique abilities and challenges of young children with disabilities. All proceeds from the Bunny Run 5K assist SRVS Kids & Families in continuing its commitment to nurture, educate and equip children with special needs, and their families. Your participation will make a difference. THANK YOU for your support! For more information, please contact Karen Dunn at 901-312-6853 or  



If you're interested in volunteering for SRVS Kids & Families Bunny Run, contact Cheryl McCaskill at

 Thank you to all our sponsors to date!    


Posted by SRVS PR at Friday, February 5, 2016 | 0 comments
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