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Memorial Day History

May 1, 2018 — Recognizing Memorial Day started in 1868, when the division of the Grand Army of the Republic demanded that their commander, General John A. Logan, adorn the graves of their fallen war comrades with flowers. It was an event that began to recognize the soldiers who died in the American Civil War. After World War I,... Read More

Healthy Lifestyles Group

May 1, 2018 — The healthy lifestyles group has completed their Zumba classes and begun learning yoga. They have learned to make many healthy lifestyle choices over the past several months. They include, exercising at least 30 minutes a day, drinking 5 glasses of water a day, and the importance of eating from all five food groups especially fruits... Read More

Special Olympic Athletes

May 1, 2018 — Sandy Parks Special Olympic Athletes in track and field continue to wait patiently to find out if they have been chose for the state competition in Walt Disney’s wide world of sports. Robert K., Anthony F., and Steven S., have done an amazing job in both practices and competition this year. Although it is extremely... Read More

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13

May 1, 2018 — Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family (whether it is a biological mother, surrogate, foster, aunt, cousin, neighbor, nana, or grandmother), as well as motherhood. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis and Julie Ward Howe in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday six years later... Read More

National Nurses Week

May 1, 2018 — National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week each year.

Making Your Own Bird Feeder

May 1, 2018 — What You Will Need: An empty milk or juice carton (any size will do) String (must be strong) Scissors Stapler Hole punch 2 small sticks or wooden rods Bird seed Markers, water based paint or anything which can be used to decorate the carton Directions: Wash and dry the carton Decorate your carton Using your... Read More

Lee County Fair

April 8, 2018 — The Annual Lee County Fair was in town and our Clients had to be there. Many enjoyed walking around seeing all of the lights, tasting all the different fair food, and some were even brave enough to ride the rides. Steven S. even got his picture taken with Elvis Presley (impersonator) who is his favorite... Read More

Clydesdale Horse Show

April 8, 2018 — Several Clients had the opportunity to see the Famous Clydesdale Horses. They were in town for one day only and we did not want to miss the chance of viewing these majestic animals. The clients were amazed by their enormous size and their beauty.

Special Olympics

April 8, 2018 — Sandy Parks Special Olympics Athletes continue to dominate in Track and Field, bringing home first and second place ribbons in their individual events at County Games. We are looking forward to the Area Games in Naples, Florida. The results will determine if we make it to State Games at Disney World in Orlando!!

Farewell Party

April 8, 2018 — Sandy Park would like to say farewell and best wishes to our wonderful clients, Adam T. who had relocated with his family out of state. It was a great pleasure to have had such a bright and caring client here at SPDC. We will miss you.