Lifespan – Abilities Illuminated

Person Centered Thinking Training-Greensboro-March 13, 2018

  Date: March 13-14, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Location:       Creative Campus Guilford 2nd Floor Training Room 908 McClellan Place Greensboro, NC 27409 Cost: $125 per person Registration Deadline: March 5, 2018 For questions contact: Lori Jakubowski 336.852.1495, ext. 3427 Cell: 336.209.7234 Email: ljakubowski@lifespanservices.org About the Class: The Person Centered Thinking class is recommended to individuals that provide supports to people with disabilities or provide ongoing   support to person centered plans.   This two-day class provides training to familiarize the learner with    Person Centered Thinking and offers the opportunity to explore PCT concepts through exercises and discussions. Students will receive instruction on PCT Mindful Learning Tools and will practice using PCT skills and tools.  

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Charity Day at Burger 21 – Oct. 21

Join your friends and family for Charity Day at Burger 21. Burger 21 will donate 10% of purchases back to Lifespan this Saturday, Oct. 21 at Burger 21 in Ballantyne Village.* *10% of pre-tax amount. Excludes alcohol purchases. Dine-in only.

Art In the Arboretum-October 1 (Greensboro)

The Artists of Mosaic Studios will be one of the vendors at “Art in the Arboretum”  on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The event will be held at the Greensboro Arboretum at 401 Ashland Drive, Greensboro, NC from 12:00 PM-5:00 PM.

Dance for Life-(Charlotte)

Have fun while learning to use movement and dance to connect to your emotions. Explore movement possibilities and build physical skills. Learn to create positive behavior through movement. Promote Interaction between Self and Others. “When you become liberated in the movement it helps to unblock the mind and  body. Participants move from I can’t to I can! ” – LaTanya Johnson There is freedom in self-expression. Find meaning through movement, getting active in a way that teaches you to connect with yourself and others. Location: 3127 Kalynne Street Charlotte, NC 28208 Date: September 22, 2017  Time:                                       Session 1         10 AM to 11 AM Session 2         12 PM to 1 PM  What Should I Wear?   Loose and Comfortable, Sneakers or Socks with a grip. You may keep your shoes on if that makes you more comfortable. Reservation Participants: 10 to 15 not including staff, will allow the instructor     to give some personalized instruction. Staff will be required to remain with the individuals.    

Gear Up Awards Ceremony (Charlotte)-9/16/17

It’s Time to gear up for the awards ceremony! All family and friends are invited to attend our LIFEWORKS Annual Award Ceremony. We would like to invite family and friends to come see your individual be honored for their participation in Internship/Volunteer and Employment initiatives. This special day will also include fun-filled activity stations for you to enjoy with your loved one. LIFESPAN is very excited and we look forward to having an outstanding and fun-filled day! A Dessert Bar will be included with all your favorite treats, please feel free to bring a dessert of your choice. Stations Include: *Employment Training *Horticulture *Free Blood Pressure Screenings *Parfait/Healthy Eating   Dress Code:  Semi-Formal ST. GABRIEL CHURCH 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211 September 16th, 2017 1pm-4pm  

Charlotte Runway 5K Run/Walk-October 28

The Runway 5K Run is a certified run that takes place on a smooth, flat surface at one of the nation’s most unique locations and busiest airports. A portion of the race course is on one of the Airport’s taxiways and provides up close and exciting views of planes landing and taking off, the terminal complex and a scenic view of the Uptown Charlotte skyline. The course is wheelchair accessible and baby stroller friendly. In year’s past, local celebrities and athletes have participated in the event including Charlotte Bobcats Kemba Walker, former Carolina Panthers defensive end Mike Rucker and Mrs. North Carolina USA Debbie Miller. The Runway 5K has raised more than $200,000 for LIFESPAN ​since its inception in 2007.​​​ Registration​ Runners and walkers may register online now. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Charlotte/Runway5KRun​ to register. ​​Registration fees are as follows: Until Monday, October 9: $25 Tuesday, October 10 – Friday, October 27: $30 As in the past the race will be capped so sign up early.  There will be no race day registration. New this year, if you plan to bring friends or family to watch the event, they must register as well.  This event is held on a secure airfield.  For security purposes, we must know who everyone is that attends the race.  It is free for spectators but, they must sign up prior to race day.  

Cabernets & Creations-Oct 26

For more details, contact Dawn Ashby Caldwell at dashby@lifespanservices.org .

Labor Day-Sept. 4

LIFESPAN offices will be closed on September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5.  

Training Classes – 2017

LIFESPAN provides training and professional development opportunities for its employees to ensure professional knowledge and skills are acquired, maintained and updated.

Independence Day holiday

LIFESPAN offices will be closed on July 4, 2017 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Dandelion Walk 2017

Dandelion Walk at LCC Guilford- June 17, 2017

Flair for Fair Fashion Show

The 3rd annual Flair for Fair Fashion show will be held on June 3.