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Articles Posted January 2015

Clelian Heights Night at Franklin Regional

posted January 26, 2015
Clelian Heights Night at Franklin RegionalOn January 20, the Clelian Heights Basketball team played at halftime of the Franklin Regional Girls and Boys Basketball Game vs Woodland Hills. It was the 5th Annual Clelian Heights Night at Franklin Regional. With coaching from Franklin Regional varsity boys and girls basketball players, the Clelian Heights teams played an eight minute game between the two varsity games. It was officiated by official referees, and cheered on by the Franklin Regional Pep Band as well as the cheerleaders from Clelian and FR. A great time was had by all the participants.

Fitness Boot Camp

posted January 26, 2015
Fitness Boot CampWe are also starting a Fitness Boot Camp on February 16th, an exclusive Exercise program for ages 13 to adult.

Coleen Bortz, our amazing advocate, will work on conditioning, agility, balance, strength, and coordination every Monday from 4:30-5:30 at Newlonsburg Presbyterian Gym. The cost is $2.00 per class. Call our office at 724-325-3344 for questions and to register.

PA Connecting Communities with ESCA

posted January 21, 2015
Pa Connecting Communities & East Suburban Citizen Advocacy have partnered to help provide all Westmoreland Co individuals with further opportunties.

Pa Connecting Communities produces a booklet containing opportunities within the Pittsburgh Area. ESCA activities will now be included in the booklet in the Westmoreland County Section. We will continue to list all local activites on the ESCA Website. There are some wonderful opportunities. To view the booklet and obtain more information, please go to www.paconnectingcommunities.org. A sample of what is contained is listed below.


Caring Hearts for Special Needs Friendship Party at Murrysville Alliance Church. Cost: Free. See calendar for schedule of events from January through May, 2015

ESCA DRUMSTIX Class - Every Thursday at Clelian Heights School Gym. Come join Miss Colleen Bortz for a Fun time. Cost: $1

Special Olympics Training Class - Work on conditioning, agility, balance, Strength and Coordination. Every Monday 4:30 - 5:30 pm at Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church Gym. Cost $2.


Coming Soon: Summer 2015

Advocacy Classes - Free Trainings for our Individuals

Intramural Activities - Walking Group/Special Olympics, Outdoor Conditioning at Miracle Field in Murrysville.

More information to follow.

What Transition Programs are Available?

posted January 10, 2015
Transition Options for Students
(School Age and Post Secondary)

Wednesday, January 28th, (Snow date February 11th)
8:15 am - 3:15 pm
Registration at 8:00 am / Lunch at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Westmoreland Intermediate Unit
102 Equity Drive, Greensburg, Pa

Register for event by January 21st at tinyurl.com/transitionoptions

Presentations will include representatives from:
Work Discovery, Goodwill
Arc/Achieva, RCW
Clelian Heights, The blind Association
Life's Work, NHS Cafe
Paula Teacher, St Anthony's
Hiram G Andrews, Career & Technology Centers

Presented by the Westmoreland Transition Council

Future Event - April 22, 2015, Family Resource Night