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In Loving Memory: S. Russo
BY Laurie Menekou
February 12, 2014
In Loving Memory of Stephanie Russo (1974-2014) Born in Bronx, New York to Camille and Danny Russo, Stephanie is survived by her brother David, sister Kristina and a large extended family. One of the pioneer participants in Victory Living Programs’ Adult Day Training Program, Stephanie excelled as a master craftsperson, able to...

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Winner's Circle
BY Bobbi Wigand
February 12, 2014
Darrell Bryant , a member of Victory Living’s Supported Employment and Supported Living Programs, was awarded a certificate of special recognition.  A courtesy clerk at Winn Dixie, Darrell received numerous customer compliments, prompting management to present him with this special recognition. “Darrell is a friendly guy,...

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February 2014 Client of the Month
BY Bobbi Wigand
February 12, 2014
A native of Salisbury, North Carolina, David’s loving parents never expected him to live an independent life due to his disability.  Today, nearly 10 years after his parents passing, David is living out his dream of independence. In 1997 David and his great friend Michael purchased a condominium. Together, with the assistance...

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Eat at Applebees and Support VLP
BY Laurie Menekou
February 11, 2014
You are invited to dine at Applebee's to support Victory Living Programs 15% of your bill will be donated to Victory Living Programs! When: February 25, 2014 Where: 5377 W. Atlantic Boulevard, Margate Florida 33063 Be sure to bring the coupon at the below link to participate AND to receive $5.00 off your check

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Health & Dental Clinics for Our Clients
BY Bobbi Wigand
January 16, 2014
We have Special Olympics Florida to thank for offering to provide two upcoming clinics for our clients. The first clinic, a dental and oral cancer screening, will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free toothbrushes, dental sealant, mouth-guards for athletes and other gifts will be provided. If you are...

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Client of the Month Chris Christie
BY Bobbi Wigand
January 16, 2014
Before joining Victory Living Programs Chris Christie was unemployed and desperately hoping for work so he could live more independently. Today, he is happily employed by McDonald’s where his management team has nothing but praise for Chris’s work habits and ethics. “Chris has made great strides,” says Supported...

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Employee Spotlight: Viola Rouse
BY Bobbi Wigand
January 16, 2014
Viola Rouse joined the Victory Living Programs’ team in 2007 and today she is one of VLP’s Supported Living Coaches. When asked why she joined the VLP Team she says, “I enjoy helping people, I like to serve people.” Growing up with 11 brothers and sisters, it is likely that Viola may have been especially prepared...

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Victory Living Programs Takes Gold!
BY Bobbi Wigand
January 16, 2014
On Saturday, January 4, 2014 the Special Olympics Area Basketball Tournament was held at Nova Southeastern University. As the name “Victory Ballers” would suggest, Victory Living Programs’ very own Victory Ballers won the gold medal. Congratulations to all the members of the Ballers and to Michael Bedy and David Tenant,...

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Victory Living featured on CBS Miami
BY Laurie Menekou
January 06, 2014
CBS Focus on South Florida, hosted by Michele Gillen, featured Victory Living Programs and their generous sponsor Pinion Inc., on their December 15th show. Victory Living Programs was chosen for the segment to spotlight their annual holiday party on December 21, 2013. Clients in Victory Living’s Supported Living Program and Adult Day...

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2013 Annual Meeting Appoints New Secretary and Treasurer Michael Gennett
BY Bobbi Wigand
December 13, 2013
On November 21, 2013, the Victory Living Program’s Board of Directors hosted their annual meeting to vote in the 2014 board. In addition to the individuals listed below, the board of directors announced that Michael Gennett would serve the Executive Board as the Secretary and Treasurer. Michael Gennett, a native of Canton, Ohio, is...

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