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Make A Difference Day

On Make A Difference Day, Saturday October 25th, Gannett Healthcare Group employees came to create a mural in the Sage TR Center that portrays the people of NISRA. Thank you, Gannett employees, it turned out fantastic!

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"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
19th Annual Holiday Fashion Show

Thank you to all of the over 520 guests who attended and dozens of volunteers who made our event festive. Thank you to our generous sponsors Brake Parts, Inc.; Sage Products, Inc.; BMO Harris Bank; Base Class Solutions; Aptargroup; Fire Wagon Hockey; and Miller Verchota, Inc. Timeless Holidays donated all 5 Christmas Trees! Big Kid Powersports, R.A. Adams Enterprises, and the Spring Grove Snow Grovers provided the resources to deliver the trees to the winners. Cliff Jackson was our fabulous Master of Ceremonies again and Radka Sumberova gives her time & talent to take beautiful photographs. Thanks again, everyone, we appreciate you!

Health Recognition

NISRA Staff have been recognized by the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) for far exceeding the 70% benchmark of participation in the 2014 Health Risk Assessment program. NISRA had 89% participation and ranked #22 out of 86 agencies!

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Kando Bakery granola bars & LIFE 

Have you tried the Kando Bakery's gourmet granola bars or gluten-free bars yet? NISRA's LIFE program participants help package these delicious bars, which are available at a few local outlets and through their web site, www.kandobakery.com. Several months ago Channel 2 newsman Harry Porterfield visited NISRA’s LIFE program to learn about the partnership between Kando Bakery and LIFE. The station aired the feature during an evening broadcast at 5 pm! Click here for a link to the feature. For more information about Kando Bakery, Read more...


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Registration & Brochures

Online registration for Winter & Spring programs will be available through the holidays.

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Current Brochures

Click here for the new Winter/Spring 2015 brochure. Registration deadline is December 19...before the holidays!


Click here to open & view the Fall 2014 brochure if you have questions about current programs in session.










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