June 5, 2019

June Newsletter is here!

The 14th Annual Festa Italiana was held on May 19th, and we could not have asked for a better day! We had a great turn out and Nevins certainly shined bright with its musical performances, live art demonstration and of course our wonderful participants. We owe a BIG THANK YOU to Dr. Vincent and Sandra Voci, the St Anthony Foundation, the entire Festa committee, and all the volunteers (chef, performers, etc) and all the wonderful guests who made our mission their cause! Also, thank you to Pam Glass and our Vice Chair Tom Gottcent for taking the lead on the silent auction. Tom and Pam coordinated and organized one of the best silent auctions the Festa has had with over 95 items donated. We look forward to next year’s 15th Annual Festa Italiana, which I am sure will be a very special one for all to celebrate. . . . Download […]
May 20, 2019

Camp Nevins Begins June 17th

A summer day camp for individuals with developmental disabilities (ages 15+) that provides day support with community activities and vocational experience on the Nevins Center Campus, we have been Creating Opportunities since 1959!  June 17th through August 23th. We offer a variety of enrichment experiences like arts, crafts, cooking and field trips. With enphasis on fun while learning! Only $350 per month 8am to 3pm Payment is Due Before Camp Begins   Starting June 17th For More Info call/Email Natasha 704-596-1372 ext 201 nyoung@nevinsinc,.org
May 3, 2019

Nevins May Newsletter is here!

We have a packed issue of the newsletter for you here from Spring Fling to Special Olympics and preparing for the Festa on May 19th! We have had a great start to spring and we continue to celebrate our 60th Anniversary throughout 2019. On April 13th our Annual Spring Fling was held, and what a turnout we had! Thank you to all the staff, families, board members, and group homes that came by to celebrate and enjoy great food prepared by our Nevins Board of Directors, and entertainment by A.B. Congratulations to Deon Chism for receiving the 2018 Melanie Lester Employee of the Year. Deon has been with Nevins for 4 years, and started out as a job coach, and had moved over to Atrium working with our individuals in the employment group as a model worker. Deon was promoted to team lead in 2017. In his own supervisor’s words, “Deon […]
April 4, 2019

Nevins Spring Fling April 13th

April 13th Nevins Spring Fling 11am-2 Spring is here and we are ready to boogie! The Annual Nevins Spring Fling Cookout and Dance is here.  We are inviting all past staff and participants of Nevins to come out for food, friends and fun!  Make a cake for the Cake Walk, grab your dancing shoes and come hungry. We are going to have a GREAT TIME!    Questions?  704-596-1372
April 1, 2019

Nevins April Newsletter is OUT!

Our Newsletter is packed this month here is a bit of the Executive Directors letter (Adam.) “In March we celebrated Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and Nevins had the opportunity to celebrate and showcase our commitment to providing quality services and educating others on the opportunities that Nevins has to offer. Nevins attended the Metro School, Harding High School and East Mecklenburg High School Transitional Fairs. These three events offered options for families and the support they need for post-secondary success for students needing ongoing services. We look forward to connecting with the families again in the future! Our 3rd Annual Chili-Cook off was a success! I would like to extend a very big thank you to New Dominion Bank for being the official sponsor for the event and NoDa Brewery for hosting such a great venue. Also, I would like to thank the following individuals as well as businesses for your […]
March 29, 2019

Get your Tickets for the Festa Italiana Charlotte

Follow this link to Festa Italiana Charlotte Tickets! Enjoy the 14th Annual Festa Italiana Charlotte 2018 with a day full of The Best Italian Cuisine in Charlotte. Again, at the elegant covered Promenade at Gateway Village in Uptown, across from Johnson & Wales University. Sunday May 19th, 2018, 1-7pm. Your ticket gets you all-you-can-eat delicious Italian fare from many of your favorite Restaurants and award-winning Chefs, all paired with bottomless Wines, Proseccos, and Peroni Beer. Plus, enjoy our famous three-foot seafood and vegetable risottos, Novanta’s exquisite pizzas fire baked on site, multiple, quintessential Italian dishes, cannoli, gelato, pastries, espresso, and more. Bring the kids along to play in the special Kid Zone just for them, visit with local artists and authors showcasing their work, browse offerings from the silent auction, now online, or just sit back, enjoy, and take in the live stage music, dance, and overall festive fun atmosphere. […]
March 5, 2019

Nevins Newsletter March 2019

Our Newsletter is out and its full of great info about Nevins! We introduce you to 3 new members of the Nevins Board Dr. Melody Covington, Tracey Suggs and Jim Troyer. We show case another great Employee of the Month (Jennifer Hailey), a quick flashback to 1992, Aktion Club and updates from all of our program leaders. We also Take a moment to remember a special participant that we recently lost to illness. Read all about it here.
February 7, 2019

Nevins February 2019 Newsletter

Very excited about the Newsletter this month. We have special content on Nevins History and we Announce our Chili Cook-off March 16th Noon to 3pm at NoDa Brewing! We also have big news for our staff straight from our executive director “Nevins is pleased to announce that effective March 1, 2019 we will be offering a group health care plan for full time employees. ” We had a Fantastic time celebrating all our football teams as part of our Super Game party. A Big Thank YOU to our friends that bought ads in the yearbook this year!  With their help we were able to make the biggest yearbook yet.  Robert & Leann Fenton, Sunbelt Packaging, Myra, Chris, and Julia (our CPCC instructors,) Pure Pizza, Fairway Tire & Auto, Adam & Sonya Lawlor, Natasha Davis, Sandra and Vincent Voci, Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, The Common Market, Cardinal Finance and Rice n […]
January 7, 2019

Happy New Year! Newsletter is Here!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season, and that the spirit of the New Year is with all of us! I look forward to celebrating 2019 with everyone, and I look forward for continued growth and improvement of our services.  It is a great pleasure to announce that in 2019 Nevins will be celebrating 60 years of creating opportunities. We will continue the tradition of growth that we have established through the years, with innovation and commitment to our mission, and that all of our individuals deserve the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential through employment and community involvement. This year will provide a wonderful opportunity to reunite with old friends, colleagues, and individuals that Nevins has supported through the years and honoring Nevins 60 years of service and achievement. We will have a special addition year book that will be distributed to highlight all of these. […]