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Cassell & Associates of Novi, MI blog on brain injury rehabilitation and occupational therapy.

Survivor’s Dream

On a summers day in August 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King gave his most popular speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. His speech was mostly in regards to the inequity of race relations in the country at the time. Fast forward to February 16th, 2017: Listening to the speech brought to mind how we, as survivors here at Cassell & Associates, also “Have a Dream” of equality, acceptance and understanding. The “Dream” is that we will be seen and respected for abilities rather than our disabilities. That we have a place in our society, a society that strives to understand and accept us as constructive members of this society. So on this day let us all “Have A Dream” that we all can live in a world of Love, Hope and Kindness no matter what our circumstances.
That’s this Survivor’s “Dream!”

Contributed by Sally F.

First Sale at our Landmark Main Art Theater Artist Exhibition!

Thank you to local model and actor, Mr. Thomas December, for making the inaugural art purchase at our Main Art Theater Artist Exhibition.

The exhibition is going on through the month of December – be sure to go check it out! 50% of the proceeds from all art sales will go to the Brain Injury Association on Michigan!

 

Cassell & Associates in the Community – Canned Food Drive

The Spirit Group at Cassell & Associates participated in a canned food drive for The Pontiac Baldwin Center. So many people were inspired to become involved. Thank you to all of our employees who donated, and to all who helped coordinate participation in this food drive!

Cassell & Associates is wishing a safe and happy Thanksgiving to all!

Cassell & Associates in the Community – School Supply Drive

The Novi Cassell & Associates’ Spirit Group participated in a school supply drive that The Pontiac Baldwin Center hosted. Everyone enjoyed helping the kids.

Tim E. stated, “I wanted the kids to have things for school that I never had.”

Sally F. stated, “My hope is that these kids have a happy start to their school year.”

Katie G. stated, “It was awesome seeing how excited everyone was and how so many wanted to help.”
Thank you to everyone that donated to such a great cause!

Martha Cassell, Nichole Buryta, and Linda Pillow attended the 7th Annual Acclaimed Mingle, hosted by Acclaimed Home Care. The event was a fundraiser for the Brain Injury Association of Michigan, and was held aboard the Ovation Yacht, located in St. Clair Shores. It was a beautiful summer evening boat tour on Lake St. Clair, with attendance of over 200 guests.

Cassell & Associates donated two planters for giveaways. We are proud to announce Al Ellis, OTRL of Advantage OT, and Martha Levandowski, Administrative Director of CPAN, as our lucky winners. Cassell & Associates continues to be an active sponsor/supporter of BIAMI in recognition of the invaluable educational, advocacy, and legislative work they perform. Acclaimed Home Care has a history of charitable donations to a variety of recipients, and we applaud their philanthropic endeavors. For more information about upcoming fundraising events by Acclaimed Charity, please visit their website: http://www.acclaimedcharity.com 

Cassell & Associates' Hand Made Wooden Planter Benches

Cassell & Associates’ Hand Made Wooden Planter Benches

Warren Community Center

Check out our display case at the Warren Community Center, featuring items from our Creative Groups at Cassell East. You can see these for yourself by visiting the Community Center!

To learn more about the Warren Community Center visit their FB page by clicking the link below.

https://www.facebook.com/Warren-Community-Center-114126868618048/

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Cassell & Associates Voices

“I enjoy Paint and Ceramics Groups at Cassell & Associates. It helps me to feel calm… and gives me a sense of accomplishment.” Tim E. (Survivor)

Tim E., Ceramics Group

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