INMED incorporates educational play into its summer camps and after-school academic enrichment program to stimulate learning. LEGOs are an excellent catalyst for creativity, problem solving and fun. Watch this great video from the LEGO Idea Conference to learn more about the importance of playtime: https://vimeo.com/277420701.
Did you know that as many as 28% of children ages 0-5 in some Eastern Loudoun neighborhoods live in poverty, while nearly half live significantly below the federal poverty level? Join me in helping INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center provide the resources, education and opportunities to end poverty for these children and their families. Join me at Barn Blast on September 9 at Murray Hill Estate to support this great cause. Purchase tickets today:
We are grateful to Sterling Volunteer Fire Company
18 for visiting our summer learning camp to teach our kids about fire safety and how exciting it is to climb into the fire engine! We encourage you to support our community fire station by visiting www.sterlingrescue.org
INMED is pleased to announce two new members of our Opportunity Center’s Board of Trustees. Marysela Gonzalez is President/CEO of G5 Strategic Business Solutions, a boutique-style, woman-owned small business specializing in helping small to mid-size companies succeed in the federal government market space.
Christi Ask is a Senior Program Manager at Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions in Sterling, a long-time community partner of the Opportunity Center. In addition to joining our Board of Trustees, Christi has been volunteering at our summer learning camps.
Both of these successful women bring valuable skills to our Board of Trustees, and we are thankful for their commitment to helping INMED better serve children and families in need. Would you like to make a difference? Visit https://opportunitycenter.us/opportunity-maker/volunteer-and-internship-opportunities/ to learn how.
She just learned that her husband purchased tickets to INMED’s 3rd Annual Barn Blast. She’s already warming up her paddle for the live auction. Join us at this great event to raise funds for INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center in Sterling, serving our neighbors in need. Click here for more information: https://opportunitycenter.us/barnblast.
INMED Healthy Families Loudoun received an outstanding report from Healthy Families Virginia (HFV), a program of Prevent Child Abuse Virginia (PCAV). In June, Hope Schutte, TA/QA Specialist for Healthy Families Virginia completed her annual site visit and in her report she said “These are all exceptional achievements, garnered through dogged hard work, skillful leadership, and strong staff committed to providing high quality services.” Learn more about INMED Healthy Families Loudoun at https://opportunitycenter.us.
Tickets to INMED’s 3rd Annual Barn Blast are on sale now! Don’t miss this family-friendly event, featuring live music by Juliana MacDowell and her band, ResQ BBQ, libations, dancing, live and silent auctions and fun for all ages at historic Murray Hill Estate in Leesburg. It’s a great deal for a great cause! Purchase tickets while they last: https://opportunitycenter.us/barnblast
Thank you to Middleburg Life magazine and writer Heidi Baumstark for the terrific feature on INMED and our programs in Loudoun. Read the article at http://middleburglife.com/epublication/. Just flip to page 31. If it inspires you to get involved, visit https://opportunitycenter.us for opportunities to volunteer or support our programs.
A BIG shout out to Beacon Accounting Group for its Bronze Sponsorship of our Barn Blast on September 9 at Murray Hill Estate in Leesburg! Beacon is a long-time supporter of INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center. Check out Beacon’s many services for your accounting needs: http://www.beaconaccountinggroup.com/
A very special thank you to Lindsay Cowett, Loudoun Membership Specialist with the Girl Scout Council of the Nations’s Capital for teaching our day campers how to use Morse code. You never know when that skill will come in handy, and it’s one of many life skills we teach in our summer learning camps at INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center. We still have some space for campers in Session 5 and 6! Contact Yahaira Hanon at email@example.com for details.