When Firefly Cafe & Bakery closed in October of 2020, our team was contacted by many loyal customers who were broken-hearted about the cafe’s closing. Quite a few of our fans even reached out, wondering if we could provide the recipes behind their favorite treats. They asked and we listened. Now, we are thrilled toContinue reading “NW Works Releases ‘Firefly at Home’”
Meet long-term Board of Directors member, and former Board President, Andrea Koenker.
After several years of disuse, NW Works’ Gardening Program is back in action! Thanks to our generous donors and our stellar volunteers, ten raised garden beds were prepared during National Volunteer Week. Above, images of volunteers from First Bank and Shenandoah University, as well as a client and his mother spent several hours pulling weeksContinue reading “NW Works Re-launches Gardening Program”
We are thrilled to welcome our new Therapeutic Outcomes Manager Lisa Daniels to the NW Works team! A Clarke County native, Lisa is happy to return to the area after a stint in Charleston, SC. Lisa has always had a passion for helping others, especially vulnerable members of our community. After graduating from Coastal CarolinaContinue reading “NW Works in Profile: Lisa Daniels”
Walter “Skeeter” Knee was a force to be reckoned with in Winchester. He was generous, he was dedicated, and he certainly knew how to win friends and influence people. Skeeter passed away on March 13, 2021, after a lifetime of serving his community and NW Works specifically. Skeeter was involved with NW Works in theContinue reading “Remembering Skeeter Knee”
Read our March 6 feature in The Winchester Star! Vaccines, hiking, and more.
It’s hard to believe it has been nearly a year since we entered this pandemic and had to halt in-person services at NW Works. Despite the hardships of the past year, our team is committed to providing quality services to all our clients. That is why we are thrilled to share with you the effortsContinue reading “March 2021 – CEO Update”
Forrest Limon serves on the organization’s Foundation Board, providing financial advice.
At NW Works, staff and client safety is of the utmost importance, which is why the organization has installed a new, state-of-the-art air purification system. Over the past year, more and more Americans have become concerned with the quality of the air around them, especially within enclosed spaces. Even before the novel coronavirus pandemic, SickContinue reading “ATMOSAir Brings Clean Air, Sense of Security to NW Works”
The new program offers skill building and support to clients from the comfort of their own home.