Earlier this week, the Southern Tier Independence Center challenged the BDC to the challenge. Not to be outdone, about ten members of the BDC had a front-end loader dump a rather large bucket of cold water on them outside their facility in the Town of Dickinson.
Deputy Director Jim Skrzeczkowski said working with people with developmental disabilities gives his staff a lot of sympathy for what patients with ALS are going through.
"We're all in human services here so we all have the same goal and the same direction. I think that for us, it's very similar. It's something that we can all relate to because we deal with it at different levels every day," he said.
Skrzeczkowski then issued a challenge to the local head of the regional DDSO, Anne Marie Peterson, as well as staff at Developmental Centers in Brooklyn and Western New York.
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