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Planting Seeds for Adult Services

June 10, 2014 | Programs

The VIA greenhouse is up and running! While VIA adults plant seeds and water plants, they build lifelong job skills. The greenhouse, built by Alloy Workshop, was part of the Bridge PAI’s Habitat City. Now our adults have made it their own – check it out! Click here to learn about our vision for how…

Tags: Adult Services, Bridge PAI, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Greenhouse, Habitat City, Microenterprise, partnership, Petit Pois

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Greenhouse to Launch VIA’s First Micro-Enterprise

February 26, 2014 | Programs

The Virginia Institute of Autism will soon have a greenhouse to kickstart our adult clients’ first micro-enterprise, thanks to a Public Arts project hosted by The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative. “This is a way to start the discussion about providing employment for adults with autism,” said VIA’s Director of Adult Services, Matthew Osborne. “With the economy…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Habitat City, Matthew Osborne, Outreach, partnership, Petit Pois, support, The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, VIA On the Move

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Go Green for VIA!

December 12, 2013 |

Eating out this month? Choose Fleurie or Petit Pois! Both restaurants are donating one dollar for every meal served in the month of December to the Virginia Institute of Autism. We are hoping to raise $3,500 to build an outdoor classroom for our post-high school students and adults. “An outdoor classroom with a greenhouse would…

Tags: Adult Services, Charlottesville, Community, Fleurie, Matthew Osborne, NBC29, Newsplex, partnership, Petit Pois, restaurant week, VIA in the News, VMV Brands

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