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Seagull Newsletter November 2019

Special guest visitors tour Seagull Services

Date: Friday, November 1, 2019
Summary: Seagull Services has had the good fortune to receive visits from several guests in recent months, including several public figures and heads of businesses. CEO Dan Stanislawczyk has given frequent tours to help visitors understand the array of services that Seagull provides to adults and teens with developmental disabilities. In addition, visitors gain an understanding of Seagull’s role as a business partner, providing fulfillment, light assembly and other services to businesses from Palm Beach County and from across the United States more…

Employment Launch goes mobile, brings program to Pahokee High School

Date: Friday, November 1, 2019
Summary: When the barrier in the way of students being able to attend Seagull Service’ acclaimed Employment Launch program was a distance of about 50 miles, the answer was simple. Seagull brought the program to them through an initiative called Mobile Employment Launch. Director of Supported Employment Olivia Morris and her crew of job coaches spent a week in September with nine students with developmental disabilities who attend Pahokee High School, teaching them the same job readiness components that students get when they attend Employment Launch at Seagull Academy. more…

Chef Event 2020 – a preview

Date: Friday, November 1, 2019
Summary: A decade ago, supporters of Seagull Services created the Annual Chef Event to raise money for the organization’s educational programs. Each event has featured the culinary talents of a pastry chef from the event venue who creates dessert before it is served. The 2020 Annual Chef Event promises that and much more. For the first time, The Chef Event will feature a live auction as well as an online component to its silent auction. Committee members are working to gather an array of exciting auction items for a spectacular finale to the event. more…

Seagull Newsletter July 2019

Dan Stanislawczyk named new CEO of Seagull Services

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Summary: The Board of Directors of Seagull Services has chosen Dan Stanislawczyk as the agency’s new President and CEO. more…

Graduates stick with SAIL for life skills and job prep

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Summary: Seagull Academy for Independent Living had a graduating class of seven students at its commencement ceremony in May. But none of the graduates will be leaving SAIL quite yet. more…

Summer heats up work in Seagull’s Business Services division

Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Summary: Seagull’s Business Services division has been blazing this summer as the workforce assembles and packages products for several new and long-term partners. Recently, participants in Seagull’s Supported Employment program packaged almost 10,000 “Baby in Back” more…

Summer heats up work in Seagull’s Business Services division

Seagull Newsletter March 2019

Seagull Services welcomes new board members

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Summary: Seagull Services is pleased to announce that Judith L. Dynia and Jim Weber have joined its Board of Directors. Each will serve for a two-year term. Judy Dynia is a career professional in the field of fundraising and development, having worked for over 15 years for The New York City Police Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides resources for innovative NYPD programs that help to make New York City a safer place to live, work and visit. As Director of Development, she raised millions of dollars through special events, program proposals and targeted mailings. more…

Seagull Services announces creation of Barbara Nurenberg Legacy Fund

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Summary: In honor of the life and legacy of Barbara Nurenberg, Seagull Services has created the Barbara Nurenberg Legacy Fund. Ms. Nurenberg served as Seagull’s President and CEO from November, 2013, until she passed away on November 29, 2018. Her lifelong dedication to special populations and her unwavering commitment to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities are reflected in the lives of all the program participants of Seagull Services. more…

Seagull’s adult program participants become performers, host presentations on Black History Month and National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Summary: This quarter, Seagull Services program participants saw themselves through a different lens as they took part in performances that marked Black History Month in February and National Developmental Disabilities Awareness month in March. Beginning with research that broadened their knowledge of famous people of color in and famous individuals with disabilities, each participant played a role in a series of skits and music during performances at Seagull Services. Their skits depicted moments in the lives of several famous African Americans, including Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play baseball on an all-white team, Rosa Parks and her groundbreaking bus ride, and Katherine Johnson whose work on the NASA Space Program was portrayed in Hidden Figures. more…

Seagull Newsletter December 2018

In Loving Memory of Barbara Nurenberg

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Summary: It is with deep sorrow that we share that Seagull Services’ President and CEO, Barbara Nurenberg, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, after a brief illness. more…

9th Annual Chef Event benefits Seagull’s educational programs

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Summary: Guests at the 9th Annual Chef Event got an education in the finer points of fine chocolate replete with samples as Pastry Chef Zachary Detweiller prepared his molten chocolate torte for the gourmet luncheon event’s finale. more…

Thanks to The Town of Palm Beach United Way

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Summary: Thanks to The Town of Palm Beach United Way, the adults and students in programs at Seagull Services enjoyed grand Thanksgiving feasts last month. more…

Gifts come in many different packages

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Summary: During this time of year, we remember all the gifts we’ve been given throughout the year – gifts of time, treasure and talent that enable Seagull Services to carry out the mission of providing advocacy and service to adults and students with developmental disabilities. more…