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By Sunrise Group on October 31, 2016

Happy Halloweening! — Inclusive Celebrations

Whether your inclusive holiday activities are horror-filled or just good ole’ spooky-fun, tonight on October 31st, please remember that trick-or-treaters of all abilities may knock on your door. Whether you celebrate Halloween, El Dia de los Muertos or a more traditional fall festival, Sunrise administrative staff, direct care professionals and those we serve are all getting into the spirit of the holiday! So.. who 'ya gonna call?.... Sunrise, of course!!

By Sunrise Group on October 27, 2016

National Compliance Week Is Coming...

National Compliance Week is scheduled to kick-off on Monday, November 28th. Staff in all seven states are encouraged to participate. There will be local activities at each location as well as articles to read and questions to answer electronically through Survey Monkey. In addition, this year marks the inaugural launch of using Therap to access the Compliance Quiz and win prizes! This year’s theme is “Lets’ Provide, Protect & Prevent.” So, you know what that means… the stage is set for our Third Annual Rap Battle!

By Sunrise Group on September 21, 2016

Dr. James Weeks Receives President’s Award from Florida ARF

Dr. James Weeks has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as well as Corporate Treasurer/Secretary for the Sunrise group of companies since 1989. On Wednesday, September 21, the Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (FARF) recognized Dr. Weeks for his significant contributions to the field of developmental and acquired disabilities. Jim earned the President’s Award for going “above and beyond in providing outstanding leadership and service to Florida ARF and representing the interest of the individuals served.” Sunrise could not be more proud of Jim! CONGRATULATIONS, DR WEEKS!

By Sunrise Group on September 20, 2016

UCP of Southwest Florida in Sarasota’s #2016GivingChallenge

Join others in making a difference by making your donation to UCP of Southwest Florida in Sarasota count for MORE with Sarasota Community Foundation’s #2016GivingChallenge supported by the Patterson Foundation. Your donation will be enhanced by the generous giving of our community, but this additional support only applies to donations made by September 21 at 12:00 noon on the Give Day Challenge website.

By Sunrise Group on September 16, 2016

Mark-Your-Calendar: Fall Fundraiser for Sunrise Community of Hillsborough

If you have been cleaning out your storage and find yourself neck-deep in bell-bottom jeans, polyester leisure suits, dusty garden gnomes and heaps of old toys – not to mention that collection of velvet dolphin paintings you inherited from your grandmother and you want to get rid of it all, but aren’t sure how. Donate for Good Karma – and a Nice Tax Deduction! If your closets, garages and storage units have already been purged of gently used items and you are looking for some great bargains, Sunrise Community of Hillsborough is the place to be on October 1, 2016! See you there…

By Sunrise Group on September 15, 2016

UCP of Southwest Florida – Naples Travels Back In Time to Visit Old Florida

On Wednesday, September 14th, self-advocates from United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida in Naples “traveled back in time” with a visit to Everglades Wonder Gardens. The property is home to a botanical canopy that includes orchids, bamboo, bromeliads and other specimens. The lush, natural backdrop is also home to an eclectic assortment of rescued exotic birds and rescued reptiles who have now found a forever home in the Gardens. United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida commends Everglades Wonder Gardens for ensuring that its gardens and wildlife are accessible for tourists of all abilities. UCP’s day long adventure “back in time” was truly a memorable experience!