Valentine’s Day Art

Flashback Friday! The monthly art class met on Valentine’s Day and made these darling valentines to share. A group from IW joined and had a wonderful time socializing with old and new friends. Cindy really enjoys the monthly class. When she sees the teacher walk in, she instantly gets up…

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Freedom Shrine

Imperial Way had local band Freedom Shrine perform on 2/24/17. One of the members is also a client of NPS, Adam S, who played percussions. Staff and participants all joined in dancing and clapping to the music. It was a win/win for all involved. The band got to practice performing…

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Vending Machine Success!

Through efforts of Admin staff as a response to participants’ requests, the Imperial Way Coke machine was replaced and installed on 2/23/17. Participants and staff rejoiced the addition of a beautiful machine with many choices of beverages. Thank you to all our consumers for speaking up for what they want!

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Consumer Advisory Committee

Consumer Advisory Committee carried out their election process this month for the following offices: CAC President, Vice President and Officers. Candidates gave speeches detailing what their plans are if elected. Voting commenced thereafter for the entire Imperial Way roster of participants. Votes were counted and winners were announced on 2/23/17.…

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February: The Month of Love

The month of February is often referred to as “the month of love”. In the spirit of this, Imperial Way supervisors and staff worked together to organize special activities for Valentine’s Day, exactly one month ago today. Relationships class, Card-making class, and a large Dance class were held. Infused water…

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Vallergas

Vallergas 2

Keith B. is doing great at his job at his new job at Vallergas! His employer has nothing but great things to say about him. His quote of the month was “I think I am doing a good job. I’m just doing my work”. Keith’s coworker Brian T. has been…

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Ceramics Class

Ceramics Class 2

Classes began January 18th at the Napa Valley College. Sal G., Elizabeth M., and Alex C. are taking a Ceramics class. After class one day Elizabeth said, ‘Thanks for getting me in the class, I finally figured out how to throw on the wheel”. Her first piece made was a…

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Strength Building

Our Occupational Therapist tries new exercises for individuals to continue strength building and maintaining physical health. Here we have Linda W. using the freestanding pedals and James P. on the exercise bike.

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Self-Determination

Self Determination

Lisa Hook joined Imperial Way this month for the last of her scheduled presentations. She spoke this time about “Self-Determination”. She really impressed the idea of individuals making their own choices about their services and supports. She also talked about how IPP’s are going to transition into more Person Centered…

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Consumer Advisory Committee

Consumer Advisory Committee 2

The Consumer Advisory Committee spent time meeting and preparing for the upcoming election for President, Vice President, and Officer this month. Candidates are writing and practicing speeches, and discussing their goals and responsibilities. CAC went shopping for poster boards to create posters for each of their campaigns. There will be…

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