Filming in Progress

Several NPS clients have been participating in interviews or interviewing for the NVSS film, which will be shown at the June 10 fundraiser. Jason B. has been conducting interviews on his day off from his job at Lixit.

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First Annual Down Syndrome Awareness Day Luncheon

NVSS Program Directors Jeannie Smith and Kayla Dale attended the First Annual Down Syndrome Awareness Day Luncheon at St. Apollinaris Church on March 25, 2017, sponsored by Parents Can. Employment Specialist Arty Reyes made an appearance too. Former NPS clients Ellen S. and Chris B. made speeches and overall it…

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Napa Sanitation

Juan C. began his job with the Napa Sanitation SE Crew in March. He is doing great so far and has been early every day for his 5:30 AM pick up time. His coworkers Jon W. and Wes E. are “showing him the ropes” of his new job as a…

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Beauty and the Beast

The March Life in Progress Club took place at the Napa movie theater on 3/23 where everyone watched Beauty and the Beast. It was one of the largest turnouts ever. A few people had already seen the movie twice since its opening the week before!

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Castello di Amorosa

The photography class went to Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga this month. Elizabeth said, “It was pretty”. Alex said, “It was neat, all the chickens in a row. They followed the rooster.”

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Mr. and Mrs. Art Lover

We had two images sponsored for notecards this month. The couple that sponsored them chooses to be known as Mr. and Mrs. Art lover. We had a contest at Heather’s show and people were able to put a ticket in a cup in front of their 3 favorite images. One…

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Big Trucks

Shaun’s ultimate goal is to be happy and enjoy life. He has a fascination for BIG trucks, particularly fire trucks and garbage trucks. Some Tuesdays Shaun is at program when our garbage truck comes; we usually go out and watch the recycling get dumped into the truck. The driver is…

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Napa Rocks

Danielle’s team has been participating in “Napa Rocks”, a Facebook group where people post where they have hidden rocks and other people go and find them. When you find a rock you can keep it or re-hide it. They have decorated and hidden lots of rocks as well as found…

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Heather’s Fairytale Land

Heather A. had a solo show this month titled Heather’s Fairytale Land. Her brother and sister-in-law played music and sang at the reception, and everyone really seemed to enjoy it. The biggest surprise of the evening, however, was when her Aunt and Grandmother came from San Francisco to support her…

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Sunny Days

The rains have passed for now with many sunny days ahead, this means plenty of opportunities for getting out and about! This month individuals accessed a variety of activities in the community. Special lunch outings, walks in the park, shopping at local stores, visits to the Boys and Girls club,…

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