February 12th, 2016

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Tea Party Time at ATI

January was National Hot Tea Month, and in an effort to celebrate, our Specialized Housing team hosted a tea party at one of our residential homes, Mass Ave. It was a pretty fancy affair, as we sipped from china teacups and nibbled on dainty tea sandwiches. With over 20 types of tea to choose from, many of us [...]

February 11th, 2016

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The Right to Vote: An ATI Election

Our Lowell Options program celebrated Human Rights month in January with one of our main focuses being on the right to vote. What better way to learn about this right than to live it?! We conducted an election to appoint five Guests as members of our newly formed Advisory Committee, a group of Guests who focus their [...]

February 10th, 2016

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Spreading the #ATILove for Valentine’s Day

Feeling the Valentine’s Day Blues? Sometimes we may argue that the weather is on a par with how we feel – cold, tired, sleepy, wishing it were warmer. And if we were to express this feeling with a color, we would most likely say ‘I feel blue’. It only takes a second look at this [...]

February 1st, 2016

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Customer Service Class at LARE Institute

LARE Institute, in partnership with Santander Bank, is offering a FREE Customer Service Certification Class designed especially for YOU! The phrase “customer service” is very loosely defined. It is a department in a business; a physical space in a retail store; or an option on a website.  It is an expectation that you have every single time [...]

January 29th, 2016

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Spreading WOW! Magic to Boston

It’s apparent that WOW! Magic is around every corner here at American Training. This past weekend our WOW! Magic took flight and soared into the heart of Boston to create a truly magical event for the staff members at the Millennium Hotel and Resort. Their staff was amazed, as ATI Colleagues transported them to the wonderful land of Oz with our [...]

January 25th, 2016

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Welcome Priyana

The Human Resources Department is thrilled to introduce our newest Colleague, Priyana Javier who has joined the team in the role of Human Resources Generalist. Along with her formal education, Priyana brings with her practical experience in FMLA, workers compensation and benefits administration, and employee relations issues.  Her refined organizational skills, hands-on approach, and energetic [...]

January 22nd, 2016

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Finding Confidence In A Job

Mary-Gail Hannon, a Guest of our Andover program, recently celebrated her 64th birthday in a big way…with a new job! Mary-Gail started working at the British Delights store earlier this month and she loves it. She said this new job gives her more confidence and independence. That’s some WOW! Magic! We’re so happy for Mary-Gail. [...]

January 21st, 2016

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Simple Tips For a Flu-Free Winter

The mild weather has officially ended and winter is beginning to feel like it is headed into full swing. With winter storm Jonas scheduled to make an impact on the Northeast this weekend, folks are getting ready to hunker down and ride out this year’s first gnarly Nor’easter. Not only do we have to deal [...]

January 20th, 2016

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A WOW! Magic Infused National Hat Day

We celebrated National Hat Day last week, Friday, January 15, with all of our favorite, wacky hats! Our entire American Training Family was invited to wear their hats to all ATI locations, and encouraged to share photos of said hats. We found even more creativity and craziness than we ever expected with these hats. There [...]

January 19th, 2016

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National Cookie Day

Do you like homemade cookies? We sure do! National Cookie Day was on December 15th and Specialized Housing decided to celebrate the day by baking, sharing and devouring some delicious goodies. The ladies at Mass Ave., one of our Specialized Housing homes, got to work and made dozens of delectable treats. Then they wrapped them in [...]