The 2nd Annual Global Cardboard Challenge is a free event that celebrates the power of kid creativity, storytelling, community, and play. Kids around the world to design and build their own creations using cardboard, recycled materials and their imagination. All cardboard and necessary supplies will be provided. See the awesome video of Caine’s Arcade which sparked a creativity movement, the Imagination Foundation, & the Cardboard Challenge at http://nbcnews.to/1bwQjxK (NBC News) or http://www.imagination.is/cardboard_challenge
Saturday October 5, 2013 Time: 10-4PM
Manhattan: Children’s Museum of Manhattan. 212 West 83rd Street (near Broadway), NY, NY 10024. At CMOM, the event is free with admission ($11 per person). See www.cmom.org for more details, artwork from the artist Red Grooms will also be present.
Staten Island: Los Niños Services,4024 Amboy Road (and Nelson), Staten Island, NY 10308 (Call 718-984-9022 for more info)
Valhalla/Westchester: Los Niños Services, 503 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595 (near Sprain Parkway) (Call 914-593-0593 for more info)
On June 15, 2013 the CEO of Los Niños Services, Scott Mesh, organized a KID ENTREPRENEUR DAY to teach children about entrepreneurship. This event was hosted by EO NYC (the Entrepreneurs Organization NYC Chapter) which has 8000 members worldwide and is a premier organization for entrepreneurs. See this write up from Steve Mariotti, founder of NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) and read about the kid entrepreneurs who attended.
Please be advised that many recent changes have occurred in policies and procedures of the Early Intervention Program. Please go to the appropriate websites for details (such as the NYC or NYS EI websites – check our links page), or check our Professional Forms & Resources which has many of the memos and forms needed.
Los Niños Services has been named Best Place to Work in NYC by Crain’s. To find the companies for Best Places to Work, Crain’s partnered with Best Company Group, an independent research firm, which conducted 13,131 surveys of employees across New York City. To be eligible, businesses had to employ 25 or more workers in the city.
We’re honored to annouce that Los Niños Services has been named a winner of the Human Resources & Leadership Best Practice Award by The New York Enterprise Report. The New York Enterprise Report Small Business Awards is the annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of the 500,000+ small businesses throughout the tri-state area. [Full Press Release]
Los Niños Services has recently been named the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2010. This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses.
LNS was proud to have participated in the annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks. LNS staff raised over $1500 for Autism Speaks and over 35 LNS staff, family and friends participated. This event was attended by a few thousand walkers and raised significant funds for this great organization. Congratulations all who attended, walked, and all who contributed.