Have you heard?!! We are "Hooked on Changing Lives" here at Focus, Inc.!
At Focus, Inc., we are changing lives daily for adults and children with developmental disabilities. We do this through our adult programs, children's programs, and the individualized care that we offer to our consumers. Now we are asking for your help!
The fishing derby will be held on a beautiful private lake and packed with fish. We started the fishing derby in 2015 and raised over $5,000 from our generous sponsors and had over 100 people to attend the event. Each year, we would love to see those numbers rise!
All proceeds from this event will help to fund activities, programs and needs for our deserving participants. Sponsorships and donations are 100% tax deductible, as we are a non-profit organization.
Public Notice is hereby given this 22 nd day of October, 2020 that Focus, Inc. of 504 Flint St., Jonesboro,
AR 72401 has made application for funds through Section 49 U.S.C. Section 5310 for the purchase of the
following type of passenger transportation vehicle: QTY 2, MEDIUM CUTAWAY BUS, 13/2WC. These
vehicles will be used primarily for the following purposes: TRANSPORTING ADDT PROGRAM
PARTICIPANTS BETWEEN THEIR RESIDENCE AND OUR PROGRAMS IN PARAGOULD (GREENE AND CLAY
Purchase of the above vehicles is considered essential to the efficient operation of this organization in
provision of public transportation services to seniors and individuals with disabilities. There is no intent
to infringe upon, or compete with, existing public or private transit operators, including Section 5307,
urban public transit operators and Section 5311, rural transit operators.
Any objection should be submitted in writing only to persons listed below. All comments will become a
part of this organization’s application and will be a matter of public record. All written comments must
be submitted within 30 days of the date of this notice. Any person wishing to request a public hearing
on the proposed project must submit a request in writing within 10 days of the date of this notice to the
persons listed below:
BRIAN BEAVERS, TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR, FOCUS, INC., 504 FLINT ST, JONESBORO, AR 72401
GREG NATION, ADMINISTRATOR, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS OFFICE, ARKANSAS
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, PO BOX 2261, LITTLE ROCK, AR 72203-2261
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION FOCUS, INC. complies with all civil rights provisions of federal statutes
and related authorities that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial
assistance. Therefore, FOCUS, INC. does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national
origin, religion, disability, Limited English Proficiency (LEP), or low-income status in the admission, access
to and treatment in FOCUS, INC. programs and activities, as well as FOCUS, INC. hiring or employment
practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding FOCUS, INC. nondiscrimination
policies may be directed to BRIAN BEAVERS, Transportation Coordinator (Title VI/ADA/504
Coordinator), 504 FLINT ST, JONESBORO, AR 72401 / 870-935-2750, (Voice/TTY 711) or the following
Free language assistance for Limited English Proficient individuals is available upon request.
This notice is available from the Title VI/ADA/504 Coordinator in large print, on audiotape and in Braille.