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A New and Improved Home Sweet Home
BY Laurie Menekou
May 27, 2014
Pamela Taylor recently received a new home—and she didn’t even have to move out of her current one to get it. Her “new” home was created by renovating her current kitchen and bathroom, making those two areas more accessible for her. The facelift included modifications that made her home safer and more comfortable for...

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Welcome Back Stephen Schorr
BY Laurie Menekou
May 27, 2014
The Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Stephen Schorr back to the Board.  Stephen, who had served on the Board from 2003 to 2008, is now re-committing his time and efforts to serve Victory Living Programs.  Board President Debbie Day stated,” We are so fortunate to have Stephen back on the board and look forward to his...

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Victory Living Programs athletes compete at the State Special Olympics Summer Games
BY Laurie Menekou
May 27, 2014
Victory Living Programs was well represented at the State Special Olympics Summer Games, May 16-18 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando.  With three volleyball teams (the Setters, the Storm and the Aces), four track and field athletes, one soccer player, twelve bocce players and one tennis player, Victory Living Programs...

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Not One Job….But Two!
BY Laurie Menekou
May 27, 2014
Danny McIntosh loves working in a restaurant. He enjoys seeing guests’ faces light up when eating their meals and being able to contribute to it. For Danny, he has been fortunate enough to not only earn one restaurant job, but two. After working hard to obtain a job at Checkers, Danny has moved on to a new role at Boston Market....

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Victory Living Programs Participates In Macy's Ninth Annual “Shop for A Cause”
BY Laurie Menekou
May 20, 2014
Macy’s and Victory Living Programs invite customers to participate in Macy’s ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, and has...

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Victory Living Programs Raises $21,500 at Annual "Cheeseburger in Paradise" Fundraiser
BY Laurie Menekou
April 15, 2014
Not only did Victory Living Programs’ Annual “Cheeseburger in Paradise” fundraiser offer guests an evening of casual fun, dancing, great burgers and so much more, it raised funds that will be used to support the nonprofit’s various programs that all work to provide a more independent life for individuals with...

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Save the Date!
BY Laurie Menekou
April 12, 2014
Victory Living Program's Black and Blue Event DATE: Sunday, June 1, 2014 TIME: 5:30PM PLACE: Blue Martini and the Capital Grille at Galleria Mall Tickets:

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Victory Living Programs Welcomes Students for Spring Break!
BY Laurie Menekou
April 11, 2014
For the fifth consecutive year, students from the University of Illinois chose to spend their spring break volunteering their time with Victory Living Programs. “The Alternative Spring Break Program provides alternate spring activities for college students who want to volunteer their time to benefit an organization of their...

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Special Olympics Update
BY Laurie Menekou
April 11, 2014
Congratulations to all who participated in the area games on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at John Leonard High School. Athletes competed in Volleyball, Track and Field, Tennis and Bocce. On Sunday the area soccer tournament was held in Davie. The Spec team, of which David Torres is a member won first place.  The Aces, the Storm and...

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Victory Living Client Joel Jacobs Receives Award
BY Laurie Menekou
April 11, 2014
Joel Jacobs, 47, started working at Publix right out of high school. Twenty-five years later,  he is still there and “wouldn’t change a thing.” Publix recently recognized his years of good service with a ceremony and the award of a Publix ring.  Joel declares vehemently that he plans to work there for “many...

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