The Nevins Newsletter for June is here!
We had a great May and are looking forward to all the opportunities of Summer!
“The 10th Annual Festa Italiana event to benefit Nevins took place on May 17th. We could not ask for a more beautiful day to celebrate! Thank you to all of our families, participants, Nevins volunteers and the Festa committee for helping support our mission. A very sincere appreciation from all of us here at Nevins goes to Dr. Voci for his continued passion and generosity for his years of continued support! . . . ”
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Employee of the Month May 2015 Paisley Hunt
Congratulations to Paisley Hunt, our May Employee of the Month!
Paisley had been with Nevins for fifteen years and left briefly to pursue other opportunities. Paisley has been back with Nevins for over a year now and is happier than ever.
“I look forward to coming into work every day, and love working with the individuals we serve.” Paisley also provides transportation to and from Carolinas Medical Center daily for our individuals, and covers our front desk answering phones, and other clerical duties.
Congratulations to Robby Payne for our April Employee of the month! Robby has been with Nevins for eight months. Robby says “ I have learned so much about himself just by being around the individual I work with, but also the rewarding feeling when witnessing overall independence.” Robby enjoys coming to work each day, and recognizing that everything we do here at Nevins has a purpose.
hank you for everything you do Robby!
Finally spring is here! As we move into our final quarter of our fiscal year, our overall commitment to providing services and continued project renovations have really shaped up, but will continue!
Spring Fling is right around the corner, come on out on Saturday April 18th 11am—2pm for our traditional Nevins Board Cookout and awards. We will have the cake walk, dancing and the annual awards that we all enjoy, along with some surprises (including a Mac and Cheese contest!)
We also have Camp Nevins right around the corner beginning on June 15th. We are bringing back this successful program for the second year, let your friends and family know so that your friends can join us for the summer!
The St Anthony’s Festa Italiana is on the calendar for May 17th at Queens University. This is the 10th anniversary, and I know that Dr. Voci has a lot of exciting things planned for this year to benefit us. As most of you know Nevins receives 100% of the proceeds, and this is our biggest fundraiser of the year.
This year the Festa is focusing on “Raising the Roof”. We have several leaks in our Corkey Building and Baucom Building that we are currently working to repair. The Festa goal is to raise $30k this year for roof replacement and repair and with your help we can achieve this!
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Congratulations to Stanford Davis our March Employee of the Month! Stanford has been with the Nevins family for 12 years.
March Employee of the Month! Stanford Davis
“I have learned more from the individuals we serve than anyone can imagine.” The individuals we serve at Nevins are like our children. It has trained me and helped me better serve the individuals here and has taught me a lot, because I have a nephew who lives with me that has autism.” “With my employment here at Nevins, my job has become easier and more fulfilling at home.”
Thank you for everything you do Stanford!
We Have So Many Reasons to say THANK YOU !
Spring is right around the corner, we hope. It has been a cold and snowy February for us all! We don’t like to have to close for weather; however, the safety of our staff and individuals we support is very important to us. I would like to encourage all families, staff and individuals to complete the page on our newsletter that asks for your contact information to keep in touch. This will allow us to share all correspondence and our monthly newsletter from Nevins electronically through e-mail. Or you can contact me directly: email@example.com or Phil Gussman: firstname.lastname@example.org
You might have noticed that the cafeteria received a wonderful makeover, with a fresh coat of paint thanks to the hard work of the Charlotte Carolina Club, Nevins staff and family volunteers. Also a big thank you goes to Lowes at Northlake for helping us with the paint supplies and materials.
We also want to thank Vincent Voci and the whole Festa Committee for the wonderful Festa Kickoff Luncheon. We are very thankful that they have set this years goal to help us “Raise the Roof” and replace the roof on the Corkey Building. Tell your Friends about the Festa Italiana!
I want to thank our team that works at CMC main for stepping up and working on days that Nevins was closed due to the inclement weather. It takes a lot of passion and commitment to put forth this kind of effort. Thank you again!
– Adam Lawlor
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Congratulations to Jonathan for being the employee of the month of February 2015.
“I enjoy working with the individuals here at Nevins & at Carolinas Medical Center. I like to give Nevins a special thanks for giving me the tools & support I need to help my individuals achieve the highest potential possible.”
Thank you from the Nevins Staff and Participants!
As Nevins continues to grow, we continue to add more programming. In the near future Nevins will add an Arts Program taught by certified Art teachers with assistance from UNC Charlotte Arts Department and Charlotte Latin School students, we are very excited about this opportunity.
We have several events coming up in February and our event planning committee has been working hard to make these a success. UNC Chapel Hill Alumni have designated February 21st as a volunteer work day to work on various projects around our campus. If this is something you may be interested in helping out with, feel free to come by that day or sign up at the front desk.
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Congratulations to Helen for being the employee of the month of January 2015. Helen has worked on our team for less than a year but has been a great asset.
Thank you from the Nevins Staff and Partcipants!
I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and will have a happy and healthy new year. December is a very busy month here at Nevins with plenty of Holiday events to plan and enjoy.
I know we had a great time with our annual Nevins Board Staff Breakfast that is enjoyed by all, we even enjoyed the debut performance of the All Nevins Choir. Thank you to our board members for this and the past years service and commitment.
We celebrated over 20 years of Holiday parties with Charlotte Latin School
with dancing and friendship. Thank you to the Students of CLS and C W Stacks for all the great dances, I hope we get to do a lot more together in 2015.
As we prepare to move into 2015 I look forward to being able to share a year of continued growth and focus on our mission. We will continue to be innovative with our population here at Nevins and in the community, as we move into our 56th year providing quality services in Mecklenburg County that has kept us at the forefront of the industry. . .
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