Austin Founder Lions Club

The Arc of the Capital Area - Susan Eason

  • 03 Oct 2013
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wells Fargo Bldg, 400 W 15th St, 3rd floor


  • please note there will be a $5 fee for parking in the garage

The Arc of the Capital Area 
Susan Eason

introduction by Lion Michael Cowan
The Arc of the Capital Area, a non-profit organization, is committed to promoting independence and choice by providing individualized services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Services provided by The Arc include emotional, social, financial and lifelong support to thousands of individuals with disabilities and their families. The Arc of the Capital Area envisions a world where all people with disabilities and their families have the same opportunities as others to pursue full and productive lives.

Susan EasonSpeakers Bio: Susan has been the Executive Director of The Arc of the Capital Area since 1991 and is a summa cum laude graduate of St. Edward's University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. 

She is active in planning services for people with developmental disabilities and in various community organizations including: chair of the Basic Needs Coalition of Central Texas and the CAN Intellectual & Developmental Disability Planning Body, a member of One Voice Central Texas and The Best Single Source + Collaboration. 

She is Past-Chair of the Basic Needs Coalition of Central Texas and the CAN Developmental Disability Planning Body. Susan is also a parent of a daughter with disabilities and knows first-hand what it is like to search for answers.

Featured Lunch Menu: Beef Burgundy with wild rice pilaf, peas and carrots; mixed field green salad with assorted rolls and a featured daily dessert. Vegetarian meal or Grilled Chicken Caesar salad are available alternatives as well.

Please register by noon on Wednesday.

We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up. Please keep this in mind if your plans shift and cancel your reservation so we can adjust the headcount.

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