“The Awards Night is a very special evening,” said Bob Bennett, Executive Director. “Hosted by the Client Council, awards for personal achievements, years of service, and special awards in memory of departed clients are presented.”
“Our spectrum of services provides a range of opportunities which we customize as much as possible to accommodate individual preferences,” said Dorothy Doyle, Director Program and Services.
Kendall Snell, a recipient said “I really enjoy the awards night as it makes me feel good, and I like being appreciated for the work that I do at Summer Street and within the community. The best part of the night is getting my award and participating in the Fashion Show.”
Summer Street is in the business of creating opportunities for people with intellectual disability and works with 175 clients, delivering 110,000 hours annually of education, training and support. The spectrum of services offered include: vocational training, personal development, literacy, employment services and wellness services.
“Summer Street is a person-centered organization and it is reflected in everything we do,” said John Potter, President.
Mike Townsend, Executive Director for DirectioNS closed the evening with the following comment “ Summer Street is known as a place where everyone does important work and people care about each other.”
New Beginnings is a gently used clothing store under the Summer Street. This video was created by second year Nova Scotia Community College students in the Marketing program. It explains the donation process and the process of clothing going from donation to New Beginnings.
72 Park Street
New Glasgow, N.S. between the hours of 8:30 am- 4:30pm