Tuesday, May 22, 2012
On Saturday, May 12th thirteen members and their sons of the Las Vegas Chapter participated at Joy Prom Las Vegas. Joy Prom Las Vegas is a full-scale, complimentary prom for teenagers and adults with cognitive and physical impairments. The event unites community and helps dispel negative stereotypes. The boys hosted a guest for the evening while their mothers’ chaperoned. Joy Prom Las Vegas promotes the act of giving and social interaction between 300 guests and 1000 volunteers. The spectacular evening included a red carpet experience, corsages for guests, dinner, and dancing bringing pure joy to those who attended and those that helped.
Posted by Carole Kelly-Higgins at 3:54 PM
Monday, May 21, 2012
Our Las Vegas Chapter volunteered at Miracle League of Las Vegas on May 12.
Twelve moms and thirteen boys participated in this recreational spring baseball league for those with disabilities. Whether it was running the bases with the players or coaching for moral support, fun was had by all on that sunny, spring day.
Posted by Carole Kelly-Higgins at 11:05 AM
Thursday, May 3, 2012
YMSL Las Vegas Chapter held its inaugural "New Membership Orientation" on Sunday, April 29. The Las Vegas Chapter launched its membership with 51 excited new members. The members participated in their first Wish List donating items for the Clark County Department of Family Services. The chapter is preparing for a fun filled first year.
Posted by Carole Kelly-Higgins at 10:39 AM
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The approximate 20 mother/son teams that makeup the Medical Center of Plano volunteer group have been awarded the prestigious 2012 "Community Partner of the Year" by the Medical Center of Plano. YMSL Plano was recognized at the Medical Center of Plano's annual Volunteer Banquet on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Plano Centre. Their MCP teams dedicated 3 hours every Thursday evening at MCP by volunteering as a greeter at the north and/or south information desks and have been enriching their lives by helping others. The Coordinators this year were Penny MacDonell and Margaret Taack. We thank these energetic, dedicated and compassionate volunteers for setting a great YMSL example!
Posted by Carole Kelly-Higgins at 1:48 PM