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Making Music and Bringing Joy

William Melchiorre of Hadley, joined the Milestones community a year ago, and for the last six months he’s been finding his voice as a singer in Whole Children’s Joyful Chorus as well as with Milestones’ Friendship Band as a singer, guitarist, and ukulele player. In...

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Alice in Theaterland

If you had to use just one word to describe 14-year-old Alice, you’d have to go with theatrical. Ask her what she enjoys and she will tell you two things: performing and makeup. She loves musicals, from West Side Story to Oklahoma to Singing in the Rain, and has...

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Sweetheart Dance

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with all of your friends at Whole Children! Join us on February 12, from 6:30-8:30 pm, dressed in your fanciest attire for our annual Sweetheart Dance. There’ll be tasty treats, an...

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Seeking Interns for Fall 2016!

Are you a film or photography student looking to develop a portfolio of promotional videos and graphics? Are you interested in creating fresh media content in a diverse setting? Whole Children has a communications internship program that offers these opportunities and...

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Annual Dinner 2016

The Association For Community Living's Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony, 2016 Last night, The Association For Community Living held its Annual Dinner at The Log Cabin in Holyoke and, per usual, it was a delight. Whole Children had a number of exciting moments,...

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Making the Invisible Visible: The Sprout Film Festival

Join us for a February film festival! Whole Children and Five College Realtors will showcase a series of short documentary films from the Sprout Film Festival on Sunday, February 28 from 4-6 pm in the Cole Assembly in Converse Hall at Amherst College for a $5...

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‘Tis the season of giving!

In the spirit of the holidays, we are trying something new out at Whole Children this year: a community giving tree! You may have seen it nestled in the corner of the lobby, decorated in little paper ornaments, tinsel, and gold ribbon. The little paper ornaments on...

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Our very own Pioneer in Disability Awareness: Cammie McGovern

We are still glowing from our Disability Awareness Pioneer brunch last month! October 18 was an incredible fall morning celebrated with delicious food, moving speeches, and a rousing performance by the Joyful Chorus. Our first-ever honoree, Cammie McGovern, is an...

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Thank you for letting me be myself!

We are eagerly awaiting the debut of Once Upon a Bog, an original theatrical adventure of fantasy, fun and friendship. This upbeat show explores themes of acceptance and teamwork through some uplifting and toe-tapping song and dance. This production of Once Upon a Bog...

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