June 29th, 2015

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Green Thumbs and Garden Growth

It’s safe to say we have a few green thumbs in our Specialized Housing homes. Look at what we’re growing! After the volunteers from St. John’s Prep built us a few new garden boxes this spring, we planted vegetables galore, and, just a few short months later, they’re starting to grow! Below, we’ve got pictures from [...]

June 26th, 2015

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Pledging Allegiance to the Flag on Flag Day

One of our residential homes, Mass. Ave., was the host of the Specialized Housing Flag Day Party, which we celebrated in full red, white and blue regalia, with the house decorated inside and out. Each house that attended brought refreshments, so you know there was a tasty buffet! There was even a contest, and the winners received [...]

June 24th, 2015

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Our Exceptional Colleagues of the 40 Under 40

  This issue of North of Boston Business magazine hits stands this month. Please join us in congratulating these exceptional members of the American Training family by sharing your comments below!

June 24th, 2015

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Ivette, Our Spartan

She trained. She ran. She conquered. Our Colleagues are pretty amazing and that can shine through in a variety of ways. We have Colleagues who perform, Colleagues who write, Colleagues who play, and everything in between. Our Colleague Ivette recently let her awesome shine through with an 8-mile OCR Spartan Super race this past Sunday, June 21. [...]

June 16th, 2015

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Karaoke Kraziness

Have you ever been to Karaoke? Did you have a good time? Well, multiply that fun by ten and you can begin to imagine the terrific time that we had at (one of our residential homes) Davis Road’s Karaoke Party. There was food, of course. There was singing, of course. There was a photo booth with silly [...]

June 12th, 2015

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Barbecue Season Begins

Scrumptious Food + Specialized Housing + WOW! Magic = Fantastic Fun!! Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of barbecue season, and our Specialized Housing branch was sure to start the season off right! We had a great big cook-out at our Mass Ave. home. We had Residents and Colleagues from every home over. Though [...]

June 10th, 2015

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We Are One: Our American Training Family

We believe in love. We believe in caring. We believe in uniting. We believe we feel joy together. We believe we feel sorrow together. We believe in family. We are family. We are the American Training Family. We celebrate together. And we mourn together. When someone in our family passes, we are there, in full [...]

June 9th, 2015

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Inspiration & Motivation With James Breen

“Everyone here is saying they want more out of life just by being here.” That’s what Motivational Speaker and Positivity Activist James Breen told our Guests and Colleagues today as he spoke about overcoming obstacles on the journey to finding and obtaining employment. “We could be home, on our parents couches,” he said. “That’s comfortable. It’s [...]

June 8th, 2015

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Diversity Day Celebration

All of our wonderful Specialized Housing Residents were invited by the Colleagues of our Mass. Avenue home to celebrate Diversity Day at our Davis Road home recently. We all know that ATI is the epitome of diversity; ethnic, racial, religious, orientation, class, ability; we are a microcosm of the whole world. This diversity makes our homes such [...]

June 4th, 2015

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Safe Fun In The Summer Sun

Summer is almost here! That means it’s time for camping, barbecues and the beach! Our Training and HR Departments compiled some great tips to keep you safe and healthy during these hot months. Sun Exposure Understanding the terms Despite the sun’s many good attributes – such as heat, visible light, and Vitamin D – it is [...]