Posted 3/22/2024

Merakey AVS individuals Genny and Wendy from Nolte home were joined by House Manager Susan White and her children for a day of volunteering at the Lighthouse Foundation Food Pantry in Butler, PA. They helped to clean and organize the space, while meeting new members of the community.

Volunteering at Lighthouse Foundation Food Pantry (March 2024)

Slippery Rock Program Instructor Danielle Mitchell has been trying to find new places for Merakey AVS individuals to engage in community participation. After some research, Danielle found somewhere new that she thought the individuals might enjoy: the Merrick Museum in New Brighton. A few small groups enjoyed touring the museum at their own pace and they all met up later for lunch. Everyone really enjoyed seeing the artwork and displays at the museum.

Merrick Museum Trip (March 2024)

Slippery Rock Program Center recently marked a milestone birthday for Merakey AVS participant, Shirley. Shirley was absolutely thrilled to turn 70, and she was so excited to celebrate with everyone. Shirley wore her birthday crown and sash with great pride. She loved receiving some small gifts along with a delicious birthday cake. Happy Birthday, Shirley!

On March 15, Slippery Rock Program Center turned green for St. Patrick’s Day. Everyone was involved with various St. Patrick’s Day activities throughout the day. Some took a virtual tour of Ireland while others made holiday crafts. The leprechaun houses were a fan favorite, and everyone enjoyed some “Irish punch” and other treats. The hit of the day was a visit from our favorite leprechaun, Andrew.

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day (March 2024)