Monthly Archives: October 2015

16th Annual Lights On Afterschool Celebration

On Thursday, October 22nd, hundreds of Carmel Clay School students and their families celebrated Lights On Afterschool events at their elementary school’s Extended School Enrichment (ESE) program. The themes for these events ranged from superheroes to fall festivals to afterschool is a “big” deal, the last of which gave ESE… Read More…

5 Awesome Places to Take Your Family Pictures this Fall

Admit it—you’ve been meaning to get your family’s portrait taken for months…maybe even a couple years. Or maybe you’re one of those on-the-ball people who get their family’s portrait taken every year. I am, unfortunately, not an on-the-ball type of gal. If you’re like me, you just need a little… Read More…

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Happy National Disability Employment Awareness Month! In October we celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for this year-which marks 70 years since the first observance is “My Disability is One Part of Who I Am.” We strongly believe this ideal at Carmel Clay… Read More…

What Drives You?

What motivates volunteers? Is it purely altruistic or does volunteering also meet some sort of non-altruistic goal which the volunteer has? There are many theories about motivations and why people are driven to do the things they do in life, but one of my favorites is called the Need Theory…. Read More…

It’s in the Bag

If you look around the gym, you’ll see instructors are never without their gym bags—some are colorful, some just black, some large, some small, but rest assured all contain precious workout necessities. One time a student picked up mine and said, “I didn’t know you had bricks in there!” So… Read More…