Mission in Action

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    Mike Demicco, representing the 21st Assembly District of Farmington and Unionville, dropped by recently to see summer camp in action, learn more about the latest at Horizons, and catch up with a constituent.

    MORE HERE

  • WD7 3644smallWELCOME TO CAMP!

    Rain couldn't dampen spirits on the first Intake Day of 2015. By the end of the afternoon the sun was shining and another glorious Camp Horizons season was in full swing.

    For more pictures of opening day CLICK HERE. For regular photo updates, check CAMP PHOTO GALLERIES.

  • WD7 3085RECOGNIZING 30 YEARS AT HORIZONS

    Both Mike Popp and Steve Schneidermeyer began their careers at Horizons in 1985. In a ceremony in the Commons with Chris and Kathleen McNaboe recently, their years of dedication and hard work were recognized and celebrated. MORE HERE

  • Dillon JacobSMALLSUSTAINING A TRUSTED LIFELINE

    THANK YOU! Horizons wishes to acknowledge the six foundations that donated generously to Weekends in the Country this past year. Their support allowed more campers to attend more themed weekends at Horizons between September 2014 and May 2015. Every Weekend in the Country offers a trusted lifeline to every camper's family in the form of fun, reliable and essential respite services. See the full list of donors HERE.

  • ShawnBecka1smallSummertime!!

    Shawn Bastin and Becka Lazur rehearse their dance routine "The Best is Yet to Come." 

     

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    Another New Partnership

    Chartwells Food Services at the Rectory School in Pomfret now employs two individuals from Horizons as general kitchen help. MORE HERE.

  • IMG 7642SHOW OF RESOLVE

    Horizons was part of the "Mother of All Lobby Days" at the State Capitol. Emily Angeloff and James Oliver were quoted in a Hartford Courant story about it (plus video) HERE.

    For more pictures CLICK HERE

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Supported Employment & Options

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Educational Support Services

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Kerri Art Studio & Gallery

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26th Annual Golf Tournament

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You are invited on Monday, August 3rd, 2015, friends and associates of Horizons will gather at 

The Golf Club at Windham for our annual golf tournament for the benefit of Horizons. 

Highlights of the best ball (scramble format) tournament include dinner and a cocktail reception, door prizes, golf awards for best team scores, closest-to-the-pin and longest drive, plus a pre-tournament putting contest. Polish up your putter and get ready to win! 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED through July 6!

CoLoR UnCoRkEd - Uncork your creative side!

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Book tickets online at www.kerriquirk.com/coloruncorked/
Location: Kerri ArtStudio and Gallery, 861 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226

WHY HORIZONS?

  • Chuck Sauer"...because I want the opportunity to interact with people and help them on a daily basis.”
  • Jamie Salvatore“...because I want to help make a difference.”
  • LaSal Jordan
     "...because Horizons gives opportunities to people with developmental disabilities in all aspects of their life, promoting hard work and success."
  • vanessa ortiz
    "...because I've worked at other jobs that have not been fulfilling. Horizons is a genuine place of care and I want to be a part of it."
  • Nicholas Green
     "...because I want to make a difference in people’s lives and help them out."
  • ru
    "...because it is a diverse organization open to individuals from different cultures as well as those with different disabilities."
  • Jason Williams"...because Horizons' person-centered philosophy is second to none. I can think of no other place I'd rather work."
  • Ronnette McDonald SL
     "...because I am excited to be a part of something so meaningful to the lives of others.”
  • Seth Grunwald"...because I love to help others and gain experience in all fields."
  • Burns Ciara"...because I want to be part of something bigger."

  • Michael
    "...because I am ready and eager for new challenges."
  • Rachel Macdonald"...because I wanted the opportunity to meet new people and form new relationships."
  • Kelly Holden
    "...because I admire the work they do on an individual and community basis."
  • Jonathan
    "...because being part of a team that supports people gives me pleasure and happiness."
  • Megan Barbour
    "...because I want a more meaningful and fulfilling job and the chance to work with people with different needs.”
  • Ed Adelman"...because, after 30 years as a special ed teacher, it gives me the chance to continue working closely with people to help them be successful."
  • Elizabeth Darney
     "...because the individuals that you get to spend your time with and support are rewarding, inspirational and amazing.”
  • Roger Roberge
    "... because I had the opportunity to see the pride people showed in what they were doing & I said to myself, That’s a company I want to be a part of."
  • Blanca Alejo de Peralta
    "...because Horizons treats their employees with professionalism. And the best part is that Horizons is making a positive change in people's lives."
  • Anna Caruso
    "...because I was drawn to the energy. I am able to utilize all my talents to help reveal the talents and gifts of others.”
  • Steve
    "...because it is an incredible organization that changes the lives of everybody involved.”
  • Laura
    "...because I want to make a positive impact in people's lives."
  • sean
    “...because I want to continue to serve individuals with disabilities in my new hometown.
  • rachel
    "...because I’m a giver and believe that there is more happiness in giving than receiving.
  • michele
    “...because If given the right tools everyone can be successful."
  • Aaron Zambarano Dec 2012“...because I like the idea of feeling good about what I’ve done at the end of the day."
  • Liza
    "...because I was looking for a career, one in which I would feel rewarded and I was making a difference in someone’s daily life.”
  • lilia
     "...because I like the way the interests of staff and individuals are matched to create successful bonds."
  • Thomas
    "...because everyone deserves the opportunity for a life of happiness and excellence."
  • Adam
    "...because it's a compassionate and caring place."
  • Kathleen
    "...because I love to work with individuals, helping them to reach their goals."
  • Jessica Orange"...because there is a great sense of community and I am excited to be a part of it."

  • William
    "...because I love the interactions between people here and the friendly and loving environment that their interactions create."
  • Shelby
    "...because I want to help others and make a difference in their lives."
  • Lawrence
    "...because I wish to be a supportive part of people's lives."
  • Hannah
    "...because it will allow me to create meaningful relationships with awesome people."
  • Bruce
    "...because the Horizons team is extremely upbeat and caring."
  • Joanna
    "...because it is a great place to come back to - to see all the changes with the same mission statement."
  • Maria
    "...because Horizons focuses on providing person centered opportunities and practices positive programming."
  • Adrian
    "...because I want to learn from others and contribute my life skills to improve the quality of other people's lives."
  • Alexandra
    "...because Horizons is the place to be to help others be their best."
  • Luis
    "...because I want to make a difference in someone's life."
  • Bill
    "...because I want to be that difference that can change a person's life in the best ways."
  • Sarah
    "...because of its strong focus on enriching people's lives and increasing their skills and independence."
  • Joel
    "...because I want to do what I can to help others grow, learn and reach their potential."
  • Kevin
    "...because it's a different experience and a great opportunity."

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