Friday Blogging

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Brandon checking out the Eastern Shore Native Pollinator Demonstrative garden at Kiptopeke State Park!  Our Native Demonstrative Garden Assessments will be added to our website in the very near future.  We are creating a dedicated section on our website for the Pollinator Garden Assessments so that others will get the opportunity to see and review what we learned about each garden that we visit.

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David and Zel happy to see some butterflies!

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Our butterfly bush is doing a great job – look at all of those butterflies!

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Our Executive Director, Rachel, and DJ posing 

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DJ says “the bee and the butterfly are working together to pollinate on the butterfly bush!”

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United Way Exercise with Betsy!  Thank you as always to the United Way of Virginia’s Eastern Shore for providing grant funding to assist in operating this group – we love in chair exercise!

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A close up of Amy showing us how it’s done.  Exercise on Amy!

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Our awesome friend and Massage Therapist, Betsy Pinder of Pinder Massage Therapy ringing the bell to invite everyone in to a moment of “now”.  It really helps you to relax!

YouthWorks Week 1 2018

Summer is offically here and that means YouthWorks is officially back!  Hooray!  We look forward to working with this wonderful organization and the fantastic volunteers attending the YouthWorks’ mission trips all year long!  Each week a group of volunteers joins No Limits for two days which gives us an opportunity to be of service by providing brain injury prevention outreach as well as getting assistance to complete much needed projects!  This week we had an incredibly hardworking and friendly group of volunteers from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  What a great way to kickoff the summer season!  Check out the great work they helped us with below:

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Day 1 – YouthWorks Week 1 joined us on their first day to receive a little brain injury prevention/awareness education and then we enjoyed a gross motor game together.

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Day 2 – the project work begins!  Here we see some van washing!

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Shed building!

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Comfort doll making!

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It’s really coming along nicely.

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That van looks sharp!

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Composting weeds pulled from the garden!

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Protecting the shed from damage due to rain.

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WOW nice work!

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Another group of volunteers from YouthWorks was volunteering in our neighbor’s garden at The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and they joined us for lunch.  This is a group photo of those wonderful volunteers outside of No Limits!

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A group photo of the volunteers who assisted No Limits this week.  YouthWorks Week 1 – you all absolutely rock and we cannot begin to thank you enough for all of your hard work!

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Friday Blogging!

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We have vegetables growing in our gardens, both big and small!

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Amy hard at work making cat treats for our local animal shelters!

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Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about the puppies! We made dog biscuits for local animal shelters too.

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CL and Amy helping out with Kiwanis Komfort Dolls, a joint project of No Limits and the Kiwanis Club of Accomack

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Can you see the bee?? We are glad to see the bees this summer. We love pollinators! Next week is National Pollinator Week (bees are The Bomb!!)

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Brandon & Kyle keeping our garden boxes well fertilized. Grow baby grow!!

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Mr. Riding Hood dressed in blue!

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A rare angle of No Limits’ yard taken from the back of our yard facing the building.

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Brandon, the weed killer, clearing up our accessible path using a solution of vinegar and salt.

 

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♪ ♫ 1 little, 2 little, 3 little chickens! ♪ ♫  Three hens came out to say “hi” to Brandon while he put on his chicken yard shoes!

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The three musketeers are happy to help out!

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Amy says “They became the three stooges!” (because everyone is laughing now 🙂 )

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Plant on Brandon!  Brandon is planting eggplant donated by our board member Laurice Hohlt.

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Our favorite van inspection team!  Thanks for keeping us safe DJ, David, Zel, and Adrian (not pictured)!

We took photos of the day lilies planted around our No Limits Eastern Shore sign and liked them all so much we could not pick a “favorite”.  Check them out below!

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Friday Blogging

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Rachel continued her monthly self advocacy lessons this week. We love lessons with Rachel!

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Zel welcoming the new month by helping to update the calendar! Nice work.

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Adrian and Zel making a “home” for the No Limits Hot Dog Cart banner!

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DJ’s on a mission for mulch!

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Our zucchini and maters are really taking off.

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A “baby zucchini”.

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CL had another very successful day operating the No Limits Hot Dog Cart! Thank you so much to the community for your continued support!  Don’t forget, the No Limits Hot Dog Cart is open Fridays 11 am – 1:30 pm outside of No Limits in Tasley!