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There’s no better way to start the summer than with a lively Spirit Week, ending with an exciting luau! Our DTA program had an absolute blast throughout the week of June 17-21, 2024.

Here’s a glimpse of our themed days:

  • Monday: Hat Day
  • Tuesday: Sports Day
  • Wednesday: Western Day
  • Thursday: Wacky Tacky Day
  • Friday: Luau Party/Birthday Celebration

Both participants and staff got into the spirit by dressing up according to each day’s theme. The highlight of Spirit Week was undoubtedly the Friday Luau, which coincided with the celebration of Matthew S.’s birthday. Matt’s parents graciously provided pizza, donuts, and drinks for the festivities.

Participants had a great time posing for photos against a festive backdrop, taking home cherished memories. They also enjoyed picking out temporary tattoos with the help of our staff. The celebration included everyone singing “Happy Birthday” to Matt and indulging in delicious pizza and donuts.

Spirit Week was a fantastic way to bring everyone together and kick off the summer with joy and friendship!

WE ALL LOVED SPIRIT WEEK!

Enjoy the video & photos below to see our participants striking a pose for the camera!

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