September 1st, 2015

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MHS Seniors Find Success Through WOW! Magic

Senior Brittany’s heart was pounding as she walked across the stage at her high school graduation. “It was an exciting feeling, a feeling of accomplishment, pretty much the best feeling ever,” she said. Brittany and a few of her classmates walked across the stage with more than just their families cheering them on. They had all [...]

August 28th, 2015

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Painting With The Rainbow

We had an incredible guest visit Tuesday night to offer us an art lesson. Christine Brown, an artist from the Worcester area, came to Campanelli Drive and taught a group of Colleagues and Residents from Specialized Housing all about color. We learned that ROY-G-BIV isn’t the name of a rapper from the 80’s, but is actually shorthand for the [...]

August 26th, 2015

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Our Shiny, Happy Family

Like the age old debate of which came first, the chicken or the egg, so are we perplexed by which came first, the WOW! Magic culture or the shiny, happy, joyful people that make up the American Training family. Did we create a great atmosphere by being so happy or are we so happy because of [...]

August 25th, 2015

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ATI’s Twin Thing: Doppelgangers Around the Office

  Recently when Sue, one of our Colleagues, went on vacation our Colleagues in the Business Office sorely missed her infectious laugh and jokester personality. Carmen, her cubicle neighbor and partner-in-crime, decided that it would be funny to work her WOW! Magic and create a double of Sue, and so, the Doppelgangers began.     Edwin’s [...]

August 20th, 2015

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Making A Masterpiece with WOW! Magic

“There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.” – Napoleon Hill When one of our Residents recently came to us with a request to paint, he had no idea what we had in store for him. Melvin was hoping to express himself through a painting on a piece of paper, with maybe [...]

August 19th, 2015

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Is Your Heart Open?

American Training is developing an Adult Foster Care program. We are looking for people who have an open heart to accept an elderly or disabled adult into their home to live with them and become a family member. Are you already providing substantial physical and emotional support to a family member? Then think about AFC.  [...]

August 18th, 2015

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Life Matters Awards Gala – Thank You!

Thank you for your support! If you’ve been directed to this page, it’s because you’ve already purchased your tickets to the event! Thank you! We can’t wait to share our WOW! Magic with you at our Life Matters Awards Gala in Oz on October 23. If you have any questions in the meantime, please don’t [...]

August 18th, 2015

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Getting Neigh, Neigh, Neighborly With The MSPCA

Right down the street from our Davis Road residence is the MSPCA. Several times a year, our Residents go to visit, shower the animals with some much-appreciated attention, and bring a few donations. Recently, one of our amazing Colleagues, Holly Janco, saw that the horses had unmet needs and decided to put her WOW! Magic to [...]

August 17th, 2015

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Cheers To Jimmy’s 70 Years

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimmy Parker! Today, we counted ourselves lucky. Very lucky. Because we had the opportunity to celebrate the 70th birthday of one of our beloved Guests, Jimmy Parker! We spent Monday afternoon hanging up decorations, laying out cards (he loves playing cards), putting together music, karaoke, and a dance floor, preparing his special [...]

August 11th, 2015

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Growing A Garden With Love & WOW! Magic

Step into the world of our Specialized Housing Gardens and experience the WOW! Magic of  ATI’s Green Thumbs. It’s a sensory delight to spend some time among the plants. The bright green of the lettuce, now going to seed; the paler green of the tomatoes as they get ready to ripen; the dark green of the zucchini, and [...]