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Victory Living Programs Raises More Than $12,000 at Annual “Queen Witch for the Day” Luncheon
BY Laurie Menekou
November 05, 2015
Each year, costumes, champagne, a gourmet lunch, and a lot of laughs is what the annual “Queen Witch for the Day” event is all about – and this year was no different! Victory Living Programs (VLP), a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with disabilities live a more independent life, hosted this  annual...

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VLP Participants Head to the State Fall Classic
BY Laurie Menekou
November 03, 2015
Congratulations to our dedicated softball team, the Victory Geckos, and all of our area bowlers, including Nora, Joaquim, James, Ricky, Chris, Beth, Steven, Rick, Brad and Michelle, who were invited to participate in the annual State Fall Classic which will be held in Orlando, Florida from November 13 to 15 at the ESPN Wide World of...

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Ballers Get Ready!
BY Laurie Menekou
November 03, 2015
Victory Living Programs' basketball teams began practices on Friday evenings in Coconut Creek.   Interested in joining a VLP sports team? Contact Bobbi Wigand at 954-616-1074 x 102.   Note: All athletes must have current medical and registration paperwork on file before participating.  For those who wish to...

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Our Super Heroes Return Stronger Than Ever
BY Laurie Menekou
November 03, 2015
It was a four-day, fun-filled, super hero adventure at the annual Arc of Florida Convention in Tampa, Florida earlier this month.  Victory Living Programs had 42 “everyday heroes” participate in the fun which included interactive session, dances, social activities and even a trip to Busch Gardens! The highlights of the...

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We Couldn’t Do It Without You!
BY Laurie Menekou
November 03, 2015
October 10th was a night full of laughter and sincere appreciation as Victory Living Programs hosted their Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club in Plantation.  Executive Director, Bobbi Wigand had the great honor of acknowledging the generous help and support of more than 40 volunteers.  The night...

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ABLE - The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act
BY Laurie Menekou
November 03, 2015
The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act has come a long way since being signed into law on December 19, 2014 by President Obama. Modeled after college savings accounts, ABLE accounts will enable people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families to save for housing, education, transportation, medical and...

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Sallarulo’s Race for Champions
BY Laurie Menekou
November 03, 2015
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the Sallarulo’s Race For Champions which supports the Special Olympics Florida-Broward County Division.  This annual race is expected to draw nearly 3,000 runners, walkers, joggers and Special Olympic athletes from throughout Broward County. The race will take place on Saturday,...

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Congratulations Kerri Leondardo!
BY Laurie Menekou
October 16, 2015
Congratulations to our very own Kerri Leonardo, on being named the Arc of Florida’s Direct Support Professional of the Year at their annual convention held this past week in Tampa, Florida! For the past three years, Kerri Leonardo has been a member of the VLP Adult Day Training Program staff and is an integral member of the Victory...

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Congratulations to all of our Special Olympics Bowlers!
BY Laurie Menekou
October 02, 2015
On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the Area Special Olympics Bowling Competition was held at Sawgrass Lanes in Tamarac and at Strikers Lanes in Sunrise. There were 1030 athletes from six counties, including: Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee, competing. Victory Living...

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Bringing Home The Gold
BY Laurie Menekou
October 02, 2015
Please join us in giving a big well-deserved round of applause to Bobby Javitt and Joaquim Payne! These two incredible gentlemen attended the State Golf Tournament for Special Olympics in Orlando earlier this month, and both came home with medals!   Congratulations to Bobby Javitt on his Gold Medal Achievement and...

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