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The Creative Living Blog is the place to come to see everything that we've been up to. Our organization is thriving with weekly activities that enrich the lives of so many people.

Feaster Five 2017

The Creative Living Team Needs your Help

We will be participating in the Feaster Five in Andover Thanksgiving Day 11.23.17. 

Please consider joining the Creative Living team or donating to our cause! 

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Holt Creative Makes Videos for Creative Living

Founders of Holt Creative Emai Lai, Juliana Lugg, and Anna Yeo donated their time to create two amazing videos for Creative Living! Read on for more information on Creative Living and Holt Creative.

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Introduction to Creative Living

Founded in 1986, Creative Living is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of developmentally disabled individuals. Creative Living's mission has always been to support individuals with developmental disabilities and their families so that they can live fulfilling lives in their communities.

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Creative Living House Tour

Take a look inside Creative Living's beautiful farmhouse! Our four bedroom home, located at 368 South Main St in Andover, MA, serves as a warm and welcoming environment for all of our programs.

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Summer Camp Success!

Creative Living's Summer Camp in June was packed with ocean views, awesome zoos, and new food!

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Creative Living’s 31st Annual Meeting

Please join us for Creative Living's 31st Annual Meeting! Refreshments and a tour of our home will take place at 7 p.m., followed by our business meeting. This year's meeting will take place on:

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The 2016 Feaster Five Was a Success!

With over 17 team members and $20,600 raised, it was the best year yet for Creative Living's Feaster Five fundraiser! We exceeded our goal and raised 75% more than in 2015. Funds raised go directly back into the organization in support of its programs. We are so thankful for your support!

 

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Feaster Five 2016

The Creative Living Team Needs your Help

We will be participating in the Feaster Five in Andover Thanksgiving Day 11.24.16. 

Please consider joining the Creative Living team or donating to our cause! 

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Fundraiser at the Chateau in Andover

We would like to announce our Chateau Restaurant sponsored fundraiser on Tuesday April 5th!  When the coupon is given to the waitperson at your table, the Chateau will give 20% of food and beverage proceeds to benefit Creative Living. This includes any meals during the day and take-out orders!  

Calendar Raffle 2016

The "Over the Rainbow" Calendar Raffle is back by popular demand and we need your help... would you or your family and friends like to take part in this exciting local fundraiser for Creative Living?  This fundraiser is crucial to our finances and we truly appreciate your help. Last year we raised a new high of $5,000!

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We Finished the Race

We finished the race!

We are so excited about your particpation and help for our biggest fundraising campaign of the year, "The 2015 Run/Walk for Creative Living."

We were able to raise over $12,000.00.

All funds go directly back into the organzation in support of its programs.

Thank you!

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Massachusetts Association of Realtors Supports Creative Living

On September 21, 2015, Lucille Giannone, Creative Living Board President, was presented with a donation check for $1,500 from Jacquelyn Santini, President Eastern Middlesex Association of Realtors, on behalf of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.  Thank you MAR for supporting Creative Living!

Creative Living to Take Part in the Merrimack Valley Special Needs Resource Fair

Creative Living is going to take part in the Merrimack Valley Special Needs Resource Fair on September 12, 2015.

The 3rd Annual Merrimack Valley Special Needs Resource Fair will be held on Saturday, September 12, 9am-2pm at  Merrimack College. This Resource Fair is a great place for families seeking resources, activities, and services for themselves or their family members with special needs.

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Friday Nights Out Dates Fall 2015!

Friday Nights Out!

Dates Set for upcoming FNO program. This is one of the area's only programs where teens and young adults with mild to moderate developmental disabilities come to our home for an evening of pizza, crafts, and fun from 6-9pm for $40.

Upcoming FNO Dates:

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Creative Living's New Post-Graduate Program Began in October

Creative Living's new Post-Graduate Assessment Program for Schools will begin in October 2015.

Please call Elizabeth Koontz or Seana Mulcahy at 978.470.3165 today to arrange a tour!

Creative Living's new assessment program, developed for public and private schools, features an overnight independent living experience to post-graduate students (ages 18 to 22) during the 2015/2016 school year. This assessment and planning tool prepares transition-age students for a life of independence.

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