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JUNE 2019 ISSUE

THE ACRES PROJECT Check out what we've been up to and what's to come!

WHAT'S GOING ON THIS SUMMER? Just over a month into the summer, The ACRES Project has been movin' & groovin' with awesome programs, a fundraising experience that was out of sight, & clients who really own their awesomeness! Intrigued? Check it out!

FEATURED STORIES IN THIS ISSUE:

What We've Been Up To A Groovy Woodstock Experience Client Highlights


WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO: DAY PROGRAM: We've had some incredible lessons led by our clients about their interests or special talents! This month focused on nutrition, fire safety & social media safety. Additionally,

A Gr ovy Time

Officer Brad Tuskovich, came talk to us about when & how to engage with a police officer & answer any questions! WORK-BASED LEARNING: We are gearing down for summer but we have exciting plans for this program & are working to implement this Fall! Stay tuned! SCASD GROUP: The self-

On June 15th a benefit concert was held at the State Theater, produced by Liz Grove and James Miller. We had an incredible turn out, with guests arriving in their bellbottoms, tie-dye, & peacesigns! We nearly sold out the State Theater, filling 449 seats, &

advocacy & work-readiness

listened to 7 different bands play

group took a brief hiatus for

an arrangement of songs popular

'summer break' but we are

during the time of Woodstock!

back & ready to learn!

Very few people spent the whole SUMMER IMPROV GROUP:

time in their seats, with many

We've been having so much

dancing in front of the bands, as

fun learning "yes, and..." &

well as venturing out into the

games like 'Sentence Stories'

lobby to browse the art of many of

that always seem to end with

our clients including the ACRES of

a ghost or burglar! We even

Joy soaps, Volcanic Graphics and

performed a sampling at the Woodstock Benefit Concert earlier this month! MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS GROUP: This group is finally up & running! We had an

artwork by Matthew! By the end of the night we raised a grand total of $25,000 (and change!)Â to benefit ACRES & we could not be more thrilled!

awesome first session, getting to know each other & building bridges with toothpicks, gumdrops & marshmallows!

Thank you to Liz & James, the State Theater, The Morgan Foundation, all the performers, our donors & everyone whose supported us along the way!


CLIENT HIGHLIGHTS: MEET ANDREW!

When Andrew was 'Star Student' he served up some yummy brownies & taught

MEET AKSEL!

us about ATVs, UTVs, & his favorite - zero-turn lawn mowers! Andrew loves zero-turn mowers because they make quick & tight turns! He showed us pictures these vehicles & did a great job answering questions! Thanks Andrew!

Aksel is a part of our Improv group & came up

MEET GREG!

on stage during the Woodstock Concert to perform a sampling of the activities we have been practicing! Aksel did so well up on stage & performing a

To register for any of our programs, or for more information please visit The ACRES Project at: https://acresproject.org/ theacresproject@gmail.com

sentence story about a prince who wanted Greg taught us all about Penn State sports trivia! One of the coolest facts he shared was how Penn State's colors used to be pink & black, but when the uniforms faded & got dirty they looked blue & white, & now those are our school colors! Way to go Greg!

extensions but ended up giving his hair to a princess without any! Awesome job Aksel!

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The ACRES Project Newsletter: June 2019  

Just over a month into the summer, The ACRES Project has been movin' & groovin' with awesome programs, a fundraising experience that was "ou...

The ACRES Project Newsletter: June 2019  

Just over a month into the summer, The ACRES Project has been movin' & groovin' with awesome programs, a fundraising experience that was "ou...

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