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Fun & Fitness with Friends Adds Second Site!

Fun & Fitness with Friends Adds Second Site!

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 | 0 comments

Skills to Succeed (STS) has initiated a second collaboration to provide social skill development and recreational services for children and teens with developmental disabilities. Fun and Fitness With Friends will now have a children’s and a teen group at the new Olathe Community Center (OCC) beginning in September. The collaboration with Olathe Parks and Recreation offers children, 6-12 and teens 13-18 an opportunity on Saturday afternoons, 1:30 – 4:30 pm to use the wonderful facilities...

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Discover’s One Year Anniversary

Discover’s One Year Anniversary

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 | 1 comment

Last week, we celebrated a big milestone at Skills to Succeed:  Discover, our day service program, turned one year old!  You can be sure that we didn’t waste any time using that as a good excuse to party.   Take a minute to celebrate with us and look over the highlights of our year. It all starts with one… We can still remember meeting with our very first participant; we are so thankful that she took a chance on the new provider in town!  Check out the awesome cake that she...

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A Grand Opening

A Grand Opening

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 | 3 comments

One of the most rewarding things in life is to witness the fulfillment of a vision; to watch as what you believed was possible becomes reality.  That is what happened at the opening of Skills to Succeed’s new art studio, Create. As the Discover program (Day Services) continues to grow, and space is at a premium in our primary location, leadership staff began talking about ways to maximize space and respond to the interests and needs of the individuals in service.  One key interest stood...

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Create Art Studio is Open!

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 | 3 comments

Check out the info on our new art studio, Create.  We have classes scheduled through the end of February and look forward to learning from our great instructors.

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Thankful

Thankful

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 0 comments

It’s been a busy fall for us at Skills to Succeed, and we have so much to be grateful for!  We could go on and on, but we will take a moment to be thankful for three key things: Discover Our Discover program continues to grow, and we are convinced it’s because of all of the awesome things people are doing.  We are now volunteering with Meals on Wheels two days per week, and this is a great way for people to give back while building skills and developing relationships.  The location that...

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Pouring with Purpose

Pouring with Purpose

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 | 0 comments

  We are excited to announce our upcoming wine tasting fundraiser.  Pouring with Purpose is Skills to Succeed’s first annual fundraiser.   In addition to sampling wine and tasty hors d’oeuvres, there will be raffle prizes and a silent auction.  We hope you’ll join us for our evening of fun and look forward to seeing you there!   Date:  Monday, November 18, 2013 Time:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost:  $40 Location:  Boozefish Wine Bar, 1511 Westport Road,...

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Fun & Fitness with Friends

Fun & Fitness with Friends

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 | 2 comments

We are excited about our newest program, Fun & Fitness with Friends!  This collaboration with the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park and the Paul Henson YMCA is Prairie Village is a great way for kids with autism or related needs to get fit and develop social skills while providing respite to families. Participants will have a one-on-one “buddy” to assist them through a variety of program activities like zumba, swimming, exercise, art activities, etc.  This three-hour...

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