Friday Blog 9/10/2021

Zel and our Safety Coordinator, Adrian put in some hard work reorganizing our shed.
Operations Coordinator, Maryann leads everyone in a fun game of Blurt outside in the fresh air.
Executive Director, Rachel and Zel are busy bagging up the homemade treats for the SPCA animals.
Jake is learning about computer technology with our Case Manager, Kyle.
Brandon and our Case Manager, Kyle are planning what will be planted next in our vegetable boxes.
Corina and Jason are enjoying a game of Name That Tune.
Steve and Sam are enjoying a fun day here at No Limits.
David was checking in on the chickens to make sure they were in the shade on a hot day.

Friday Blog 9/3/2021

Zel is quite the handyman, seen here with our Case Manager, Kyle, replacing lights.
Vinnie, Steve, and Jason were tuned in to Virtual No Limits and having fun.
Our Day Support Coordinator, Crystal and Operations Coordinator, Maryann took the guys to George McMath Park in Onancock. Great scenery and fresh air.  Joe, Zel and David are all smiles as we look at the flowers and native plants.
Zel and David really enjoyed walking through the maze at the park.
Brandon enjoys helping with our garden. He pulled up the cucumber plants to prepare the ground for fall planting.

Thursday Blog 08/26/2021

Enjoying Virtual No Limits with our friends who are currently unable to join us physically.
We invite the bell each time we have Betsy with us for health and wellness sessions.
CL is completely relaxed as Betsy provides his massage.
Our participants have been hard at work making these comfort dolls for local residents at Commonwealth Senior Living.
Our Operations Coordinator, Maryann is cutting and sewing the doll patterns for our project.
David and our Day Support Coordinator, Crystal are putting the final touches on the dolls.
David is under cloud nine while stuffing the comfort dolls.
Brandon and our Case Manager, Kyle went out to check some of the local walking trails as part of their Master Naturalist adventures.

Friday Blog for 08/20/2021

Our beautiful No Limits sign adorns the pollinator garden.
Our pollinator garden is thriving!
Our director, Rachel leads Virtual No Limits with an advocacy lesson on civil rights.
A very competitive game of Uno to keep us on our toes.
Brandon gives the chickens a few frozen treats on a hot day.
David and Zel are potting a couple of plants that were brought to us from one of our board members, Laurice.
Our participants have recently named this area our Indoor Plant Sanctuary.

Friday Blog 08/13/2021

Adrian is going over the latest news and current events with an excited group.
Our day coordinator, Crystal shares a classic waltz with Zel during exercise.
Joe is all smiles as we celebrated his birthday with him.

Our friends who couldn’t join us in person joined us virtually.

Everyone worked hard on making treats for the local primate sanctuary.

Brandon came in to help with our chickens and refilling the birdfeeders.

CL learned how to invite the bell for our exercise and massage sessions with Betsy.

Jake took a trip to Chincoteague Park with our case manager Kyle. Boy that cheeseburger really has his attention.

An Exciting Week Shared with World Leadership!

Our Director Rachel explains how to prevent brain injuries. World Leadership fellows from Norfolk Academy spent the day with us to learn what we do here at No Limits.
The students from Norfolk Academy are listening intently to important details about daily activities that our survivors participate in.
Game On! Participants and students came together in two teams for a challenging game of cornhole. MaryAnn tells Melissa where to stand to start the game off.
Jason watches our cornhole game, cheering us on!
David is concentrating on making the perfect throw.
Zel is having fun during our cornhole game. Scores were super close!

Friday Blog for 7/30/2021

Melissa loves the interactive cat. She has named it Jasper.
Zel, Steve and Sam hard at work making dog biscuits for local SPCA.
Vinnie joined us virtually for interactive group activities. He and C.L. were making silly faces on Zoom.
David has been working hard outside with Adrian to cut the grass and take care of the yard.
Brandon trims around the blackberry bushes to clear vines and limbs.
Zel in his safety vest keeping the grounds straight and neat.
Jason is at the head of the class during engaging group discussion.
Group enjoying a roundtable discussion about future activities to sharpen the mind.

Friday Blogging, July 23, 2021

No Limits members make treats each month for the American Primate Haven. This 501(c)3 nonprofit is not a zoo, it is a primate sanctuary. They do amazing work.
A rescued primate. Donations to support the American Primate Haven can be sent to PO Box 23, Onancock, VA 23417.
David saying hello to two delightful little dogs. No yapping here!
Brandon takes great care of the gardens.
Three Amigos in our matching shirts!

Friday Blogging, July 16, 2021

CL showing off his new No Limits Eastern Shore hoodie. Looking good!!
Melissa is shining with happiness over her new hoodie!
Our mower belt broke, so we are super grateful to Maryann’s husband Donnie for mowing our lawn for us!
Donnie even weed whacked!
The No Limits Bird Hotel stays full!
Melissa’s new T-shirt makes her smile.
Zel looking sharp in a new NLES T-shirt!
Who’s the King of the Mountain? One bird gets the top spot.
Thanks Brandon for harvesting more beautiful berries.
Thanks Zel for getting fresh cool water for our hens on a very hot day.
Hazy, hot, and humid! Andrew is giving us good advice on growing better peppers in our garden (hint: he doesn’t think they like being in a container).
Exercising our cognitive skills on a Friday morning!