Innisfree officially welcomes Brooke to our village!

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Brooke (center) and her mother (left) and sister (right)

We’re still growing! Brooke, who has been living at Laurel since July of last year, has now become a full-time member of our community. We welcome her with enthusiasm and look forward to her involvement in our village. Her parents Andi and Glenn visited in January to celebrate this milestone. We look forward to our connection with Brooke’s whole family. WELCOME BROOKE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Appeal 2011

Though mailed on November 1, 2011, many of our friends have told us they did not receive our Annual Appeal mailing and newsletter via the US Postal Service. You can take a look at our 2011 Annual Appeal Village Voice on line by clicking NEWSLETTER in the upper right hand corner of our home page…and you can also donate directly by clicking on the DONATE button, also in the upper right.

Thank you for all of you who came to our Open House and made this day a great success.

HAPPY NEW YEAR from ALL of US at INNISFREE.

Fall News at Innisfree

Last October 16th was a very special date in the 40 year history of Innisfree. More than 350 people gathered on a golden day to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of Innisfree. Check out pictures from the 40th by clicking on photos in the upper right hand corner of our home page. Terri Allard came to perform under the tent on this fabulous day, too. Check out her blog telling about her many year connection to Innisfree at Charlottesville Inside-Out

You can still order a 40th Anniversary Memory book if you haven’t yet. See the details below.

And our tennis champs keep making the news! Chris and Jon were interviewed on Channel 19 on November 1. Check out their form and watch them hit a few with the pros! VNB tournament to Benefit Special Olympics

See if you can figure out “Who’s Who” … Look at our Halloween characters and goblins in our Halloween photo album.

Order Your Memory Book Now!

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In honor of our 40th anniversary, we compiled a commemorative history of Innisfree. This 60+ page full color book captures our beginnings and celebrates our today.

 

You can order one (or more) of these wonderful mementos by sending your order to [email protected]. Consider giving a book to members of your family and your friends to share the story of Innisfree.

Annual Holiday Open House – 2010

Saturday, December 11

10:00 AM—5:00 PM

Crafts for sale from Innisfree’s weavery, bakery, woodshop, pottery, and gardens. Plus children’s activities, tours of Innisfree Village, refreshments, workshops, and more!

Wreath-Making Workshop

1:00 PM

$35 (includes all materials). Advance registration required.

Sign up now!

For more information, directions, or to sign up for a workshop, call 434-823-5646.

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The Essential Volunteer

Full-time volunteer caregivers are the special ingredient that sets Innisfree apart from any institution, whether public or private. A two-to-one ratio of residents (also known as coworkers) to volunteer caregivers is maintained in order to foster a sense of community “with,” not “for” adults with intellectual disabilities. Read more