Sunday, June 4, 2017
Liberty Park, Peapack, NJ
Miles for the Matheny is celebrating its 20th anniversary! It’s a community event and fundraiser that gathers patients, students, residents, families, friends, and neighbors to celebrate every person’s achievements and abilities rather than focus on their disabilities. Miles has something for everyone – wheelchair and fitness walks and several cycling events – it’s a fun day for all! When you sign up, you can support a friend, become a sponsor, or setup a team fundraiser. Register soon! Early bird rate ends on May 8th.
Entertainment Begins at 10:00 am and ends at Noon
Free Popcorn, Cotton Candy, and Ice Cream
Liam Quat – Jugglers and Acrobats
Red Bulls Street Team
La Fe Food Product Samples and more!
Download a copy of the 2017 Miles Brochure
Happy Birthday to Chuck! Yesterday we celebrated Chuck’s 76th birthday with his favorite strawberry shortcake, ice cream, and many friends, staff, students, and residents.
It was a joyous celebration for all who attended.
March 30th marks the annual observation of National Doctors Day. This day was established to recognize physicians, their work and their contributions to society and the community. On National Doctors Day, we say “thank you” to our physicians for all that they do for us and our loved ones.
Join us March 25 at 6pm for “Plays by People,” a collaborative event between the Arts Access Program at Matheny and Premiere Stages at Kean University that showcases staged readings of short plays written by (and in some cases performed by) #ArtsAccess artists with #disabilities. FREE and open to the public!
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat!
The Arts Access Program at Matheny, empowers individuals with disabilities to create art without boundaries. Through the use of innovative systems and techniques, participants can fully participate in the visual, performing and literary arts. Regardless of their disability, clients are provided with the tools and materials needed to take full creative control over their artistic journey. Arts Access provides clients with a nurturing environment for expression; a chance to interact with other artists; and an opportunity for performance and exhibition. This program is a vehicle through which disabled individuals can have their ideas; imagination and creativity come to life. www.artsaccessprogram.org.
March 9–12, 2017
March 9, 6:00–8:00PM
Please join the Matheny School as we show off the great art of our students.
Access-ABILITY is the Morris Museum’s pioneering
series that showcases fine art created by artists
with disabilities. This exhibition highlights artwork
created by Matheny School students.
People with or without special needs are invited
to come and appreciate the works of art and the
artists who created them.
Please contact email@example.com
for more information on this exhibition or click here for MathenyArtExhibition
Thank you Home Depot volunteers!
This Valentine’s Day, show your love to the many children and adults with disabilities who thrive at Matheny.
We couldn’t do the work we do without you!
Acceptance is created from an Empowered movement that Educates others to Embrace diversity and Love Life by seeing beyond abilities.
Please join the Matheny Resident Advocacy Group to: Embrace diversity. Educate your community. Empower each other. Love life. The advocates ask that:
1. If you own clothing with the wheelchair heart symbol wear it on January 20th to show your support!
2. Help support our residents by dressing them in their clothing with the wheelchair heart symbol or BLUE on January 20th
3. Stop by our table to show your support of acceptance during program/school hours in the resident/student dining room
4. Spread the word about International Day of Acceptance on social media #dayofacceptance
We are proud to announce that Dion “Primetime” recently earned his fourth degree black belt! He used his karate skills to defend against other karate students and even learned a new skill using a bow staff. Dion has been a participant of the adapted karate program at Matheny for the past 14 years. He always gives 110% at every class and is dedicated, motivated, and on a quest to be his best thanks to the guidance of Mr. Tom Kately and the students at the school. Way to go, Primetime!