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Victory Living Programs Urges Lawmakers to Invest in Florida’s Communities
BY Bobbi Wigand
March 18, 2014
Today, The Arc of Florida, Victory Living Programs and Florida Developmental Disabilities Council unveiled a plan designed to ensure that Floridians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are fully included in their communities and not segregated in institutions and nursing homes.  The four-part Invest in...

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Pinion Inc. Goes Irish: A special event!
BY Laurie Menekou
March 11, 2014
All are invited to attend the “Pinion Goes Irish” event taking place tonight, March 12th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Briny Riverfront. Event proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Broward County and its athletes. Admission is $40 per person and includes two complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Hope to see you there!...

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ARC of Florida's 2014 Legislative Priorities
BY Laurie Menekou
March 11, 2014
To view the ARC of Florida's 2014 Legislative Priorities as of March 3, 2014 CLICK HERE If you would like to contact a member of the Broward Senate or House Delegation via email, please see each member and their respective email...

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Special Olympics Update
BY Laurie Menekou
March 11, 2014
On Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. our very own Victory Living athletes will compete at the Special Olympics Florida, Broward County Summer Games at Coral Springs High School. Spectators are welcome to attend to cheer on athletes who will compete in volleyball, bocce, tennis, soccer and track and field....

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March 2014 Client of the Month
BY Laurie Menekou
March 11, 2014
Steven Toloza has been a participant of Victory Living Programs’ Adult Day Training Program for more than two years. An affectionate young man who enjoys family life with his mom, dad and siblings, Steven has been selected as March’s client of the month for his dedication to volunteering at Margate Elementary School, a volunteer...

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Victory Living Staff Member Receives Nomination for Leadership Award
BY Laurie Menekou
March 11, 2014
When Executive Director Bobbi Wigand first encountered Kerri Leonardo, she was a Special Olympics athlete still attending Coral Springs High School.  Bobbi watched as Kerri grew and eventually became a member of the Athlete Leadership Council, where she serves as a mentor to other Special Olympics athletes.  Bobbi was always...

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Victory Living featured in the Sun Sentinel Society Section
BY Sun Sentinel
March 05, 2014
"Victory Living Programs to host evening of burgers, tropical fun" 3:34 PM EST, March 4, 2014 Victory Living Programs will host its annual "Cheeseburger in Paradise" event March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club. Funds raised will benefit the nonprofit organization, which provides supported...

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You're Invited to Victory Living Programs' Annual Cheeseburger in Paradise Event
BY Laurie Menekou
March 05, 2014
Does attending an event with the best burgers in town sound like fun? Victory Living Programs’ Cheeseburger in Paradise event is one of Fort Lauderdale’s most anticipated fundraisers of the year offering a casual, fun island theme setting, great burgers, music and more! Funds raised at the annual Cheeseburger in Paradise...

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Special Olympics News
BY Bobbi Wigand
February 12, 2014
Volleyball: The Victory Living Aces Volleyball team attended a “Meet and Greet” training session, along with the other members of Team Florida, on January 24-26th in Clermont, Florida. As part of Team Florida, we are proud that our Aces will represent the state of Florida at the Special Olympics National Games in New Jersey in...

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Let's Go Sharks!
BY Bobbi Wigand
February 12, 2014
The women’s and men’s basketball teams at Nova Southeastern University have a new cheering section thanks to the clients of Victory Living Programs. “Nova has not only been a long time supporter of Victory Living Programs, but of all individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities,” said Bobbi Wigand,...

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