Sunday, March 27, 2016
The Woodlands Foundation in Marshall has joined with Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants for the sixth annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During March, customers can donate to the Woodlands Foundation at the Cranberry and McKnight Road locations of Jersey Mike’s. The campaign will culminate March 30, when local Jersey Mike’s restaurants will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales.
Comcast Newsmakers host Tonia Caruso talks with Joe Milharcic, Woodlands Executive Director, about weekend retreats and 2016 summer camps.
Woodlands participant, George Casselberry was among the composers to be featured on the May 9th spring concert presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. “Woodlands Music”, co-written by Casselberry and Grammy award winning orchestra, Lucas Richman, was programmed alongside the works of Beethoven and Mussorgski’s in addition to other classical and popular music.
The Woodlands is the proud recipient of Jersey Mike’s March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to The Woodlands at their local Jersey Mike’s restaurant.
The Woodlands is pleased to announce that Music Coordinator, Kory Antonacci is the 2015 recipient of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Paul Ross Award. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra named the award for the late Paul Ross, recognizing individuals exhibiting excellence in education and community engagement. Paul began playing the violin at age 11, graduated from Westinghouse High school in Pittsburgh and later attended Carnegie Mellon University pursing a degree in Music. Ross credited the instruction he received through Pittsburgh Public Schools music programs and teachers for outstanding training that enabled him join the PSO violin section in 1965. His dedication to reaching and inspiring children through music education led the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to create an annual award in Ross’ name, recognizing these traits in other individuals. (more…)
The Woodlands is pleased be represented in the first installment of the United Way’s 2015 eXchange Speaker Series on January 29, 6:00pm at The Kelly Strayhorn Theatre in East Liberty. Woodlands Development Coordinator, Special Events, Catie Cohn, will present ‘Harnessing the power of volunteerism in the workplace’. Cohn speaks on her experiences in partnering with volunteers through The Woodlands, “Since I started managing the Woodlands Corporate Volunteer Program, which hosted over 600 volunteers in 2014, I have witnessed first-hand the positive results of volunteerism in the workplace. I am thrilled about the upcoming opportunity to share my perspective about the importance of volunteering, team-building volunteering with co-workers, and the personal growth that occurs when volunteering.”
Wexford, PA – The Woodlands will host its annual DIVAS weekend January 30th through 31st, 2015 at its 32 acre campus in Wexford. The goal of the Woodlands DIVAS weekend is to promote self-confidence, inner beauty, and diversity for young women ages 8 to 24 with disability or chronic illness. During the “girls-only” sleepover weekend, each participant receives a hair and makeup make-over, the opportunity to craft their own pageant sash, fashion headshots, and runway coaching. Unlike a beauty pageant, the program is non-competitive, focusing on displays of personality, humor, and empowerment.
“The Woodlands Foundation in Marshall Township played host to its annual DIVAS weekend Friday and Saturday. The focus is to promote self-confidence, inner beauty and diversity for young women ages 8 to 24 with disabilities or chronic illness….”
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Woodlands is pleased to announce the launch of our new website. You will notice better organization for events, and clearer direction on how to register and sign up for membership in all our programs. Hopefully this will make the website a useful tool for all interested! Please contact us if you have any questions or notice any issues.
The 2012/2013 Woodlands Annual report is available for download.