Public-speaking super heroes to the rescue!

Did you know that the fear of public speaking ranks higher than the fear of death for average Americans? Volunteer Ashwin Prabu led an anxiety-free session on writing and public speaking for our campers at the INMED Opportunity Center. She had them create a super hero and his/her super powers, draw a picture and write a description. After 20 minutes of brainstorming and writing, students presented their super heroes in front of the class to develop experience speaking in public. Fear not, brave campers!… Read the rest...

Thank you Best Runners

You may think we close up shop on the weekend, here’s a taste of the AWESOMENESS of last Saturday at our INMED Opportunity Center. Best Runners, a local running club, came and talked about health and nutrition, donated $1500 to our summer camp program and delivered 2 truckloads of food for over 50 families! And we are doing it again next Saturday for another 50! Can you feel the love?!

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Platinum Achievement Award for INMED Opportunity Center

Congratulations to our Loudoun team for being 1 of 3 inaugural recipients of the Platinum Achievement Award from the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. This award recognizes innovative businesses systems and approaches to serving needs in the community. INMED Opportunity Center Programs Director Maria Vasquez (middle) and Board of Trustees Chair Nickole Winnett (second from left), pictured here with CFLNFC Board Chair Tracey White, Wells Fargo’s Lucky Wadehra and CFLNFC CEO Amy Owen, were thrilled with the honor. Congrats also to community partners Crossroads Jobs and Loudoun Hunger Relief!

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