Art of Quilting Class at Southmountain

Posted by: swright 2 months ago

Since last September, seven girls from Southmountain Estates have been enjoying a new hobby and learning a new skill—quilting! Maxine and Victoria Clayton from Bridge42 Church have been teaching the Art of Quilting class that meets every other Tuesday. Each girl is making their own quilt and they have also made pin cushions and small pillows.

This is an exciting and great opportunity for kids at Southmountain and we are very grateful to Maxine and Victoria for coming to Southmountain Estates to share their skills and talents!

Southmountain Staff Get Fit!

Posted by: swright 2 months, 1 week ago

Since the fall of 2016, children and staff at Southmountain Children and Family Services have been focusing on fitness and health, due in part to a grant from the Baxter International Foundation. Southmountain purchased Garmin Fitness Trackers for all staff; and they have been using them to see who is the most active and to participate in competitions that focus on health. Southmountain staff have been working hard to get in shape, by using the new fitness room at Southmountain Estates, going to Zumba classes, running, or working out with a personal trainer. Rewards and incentives have been given to staff and children to encourage participation.
Let’s keep walking towards those 10,000 steps each day!

Children's Advocacy Centers Host Open Houses – Come by!

Posted by: swright 2 months, 2 weeks ago

April is Child Abuse Prevention month and an open house has been scheduled for each of the four Children's Advocacy Centers operated by Southmountain Children and Family Services.  While the open houses for the McDowell Children's Advocacy Center as well as the Children's Advocacy Center of the Blue Ridge were held in early April, there are still two that will be happening soon.