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August 2017
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Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Midence
In 2015, Elizabeth joined the Victory Living family and currently works with the Adult Day Training/Community Inclusion Program team. As a VLP staff member, Elizabeth's responsibilities include facilitating several educational classes with the clients, such as cooking and the travel club. 

"What I love about VLP is its mission to assist persons with disabilities to live more independent and productive lives. I appreciate that it creates an avenue for socialization. Our clients know how to have a good time!" says Elizabeth.  Read On

Client of the Month: James Whitely
Born in Charleston, SC, James is one of seven - he has three sisters and three brothers! James is a longtime athlete who has participated in Special Olympics for more than 40 years!

When asked what he loves most about Victory Living Programs, James says, "It's so much fun, and it's a great way to meet new people."  Read On

First Pizza, Now Karaoke at
Lucky's Market in Plantation
Thank you to Lucky's Market in Plantation for hosting a pizza party for our clients on July 10, 2017. The pizza was delicious, the guys had a fun night out and the staff were friendly and welcoming.


Join Victory Living Programs for Karaoke Night at Lucky's Market Plantation on Monday,
August 14, 2017  from 7 - 9 p.m. Free to attend.
Bites, Bangles & the Bus!

WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 12 - 5 p.m.

Join the AngeLs for Victory for a fun afternoon of food and drinks, along with Debbie Batts' famous jewelry! 20% of the proceeds will help support the transportation costs associated with sending VLP clients to the Arc of Florida National Conference in Orlando on  October 18, 2017.


Save the Date: Happy Hour at Stache

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
WHERE: Stache Drinking Den and Coffee Bar
(109 SW 2nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312)

Tickets: $15 cash or credit (at the door)

Come out and support Victory Living Programs at the best Speakeasy around. There will be amazing prohibition cocktails and a 50/50 raffle. We are raising funds to take 40 individuals to the Arc of Florida Annual Conference in October.


Macy's Shop for a Cause
Donate to Victory Living Programs and receive Macy's Shop for a Cause Savings Pass Promotions! 

If you donate to Victory Living Programs by August 9, 2017, you will receive Macy's Shop for a Cause Savings Pass Promotions, listed below. These Savings Pass Promotions can be used in any Macy's store from August 10 - 13, 2017.


Macy's Shop for a Cause Savings Pass Promotions
EXTRA 25% OFF select regular-priced, sale clothing, accessories & jewelry, exclusions and restrictions apply.

EXTRA 20% OFF select regular-priced items & select sale home items, exclusions and restrictions apply.

EXTRA 10% OFF select regular-priced & sale electrics/electronics (in-store only), exclusions and restrictions apply.

Sports Update
Congratulations to the unified golf teams that competed at area games in West Palm Beach on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The following athletes and their unified partners competed: Eric Friedberg and Ardy, Joaquim Payne and Pat, and Bobby Javitt and Mick. Well done, guys!


Victory Living Programs
1001 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Suite 400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 616-1074
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