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God's Choice

posted April 25, 2019
GodThis is a wonderful program offered at Greensburg Free Methodist Church.

Drumstix expands to Redstone Highlands in Murrysville

posted April 17, 2019
Drumstix expands to Redstone Highlands in MurrysvilleWe are excited to announce that we have added a new location for our Drumstix program! Josh’s Drumroll Inclusive Drumstix class with Coleen Bortz is now being held at Redstone Highlands in Murrysville every Monday from 3:45-430PM.

Drumstix Begins Sept 20 at Clelian Heights

posted September 12, 2018
Drumstix Begins Sept 20 at Clelian HeightsDrumstix is once again resuming at Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children this year. Although the schedule is subject to change, Drumstix begins on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:30 and runs through the end of May, 2019.

Clelian Heights Gym - Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost $1.00
Sponsored by East Suburban Citizen Advocacy

September 20, 27

October 4, 11, 18 (No drumming on 10/25)

November 1, 8, 29 (No drumming on 11/15)

December No Drumming

January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

February 7, 21, 28 (No drumming on 2/14)

March 7, 14 21, 28

April 4, 11

May 2, 9, 16 Final drumming of this year

Coleen Bortz Instructor 724/882-4169

Alicia Harter 724/837-8120 x500

Inclusive Community Programming 2019

posted September 11, 2018
Inclusive Community Programming 2019 Our mission is to provide advocacy and to build inclusive opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities. We envision a community in which all people are appreciated & accepted without question and where dignity and equality are unconditionally enjoyed.

Inclusive Community Programming 2018
*Days/Times subject to change, please contact individual listings to confirm activities or check our website for most current schedule

ESCA Trailblazers Inclusive Running & Biking Club:

Tuesdays Walk/Run at Murrysville Community Park/Miracle Field @ 7PM
Thursdays Bike Ride at Westmoreland Heritage Trail/Robert’s Parcel @ 6:30PM
Saturdays Run/Walk at Murrysville Westmoreland Heritage Trail @ 8AM Contact eastsuburbantrailblazers@gmail.com for more information.

Halloween Hustle: Saturday October 20th, 2018 at 9AM
5K fun run/walk
Registration & Packet Pick up: 7:30 AM Murrysville Community Park Wetlands Pavilion Contact eastsuburbantrailblazers@gmail.com for more information.

Welcome to Music – Invites performers of all ages and abilities to participate in a variety of musical and theatrical performances. Contact welcometomusic.info@gmail.com for more information.

Every Voice Choir- Inclusive choir meets every Monday starting Sept. 17 @ 7PM at the Newlonsburg Presbyterian Church choir room. The choir provides a great opportunity for friendships, singing and advocacy to happen. Contact everyvoicechoirmurrysville@gmail.com for more information.

Yoga for All and Mindfulness- Fall schedule coming soon! Contact Autumn Sutton wholenessyogatherapy@gmail.com or 412-477-9361 for more information

Art from the Heart is an inclusive art/craft program that meets at Redstone Highlands Murrysville every Wednesday morning from 9:30-11:00 and every other Tuesday evening jewelry making is led by skilled jewelry instructor, LaVerne Von Scio. Contact lavern.esca.jewelry@gmail.com for more information.

Miss Gabi’s Art is Good Inclusive Art Studio is now open in Latrobe, PA. Check out the website at: missgabisartstudio.com or call Miss Gabi at: 412-260-8261

Drumstix is an energetic inclusive program led by Coleen Bortz using large exercise balls and drumsticks to drum to lively music. Classes run September 20th to June 1st on Thursdays, 6-7:30 at Clelian Heights Gym and at Redstone Highlands Murrysville on Mondays at 3:45-4:30.
For more information call ESCA 724-325-3344.

Friendship Club meets every Friday from 11-12 p.m. This inclusive group has lunch at the ESCA office where new friendships are fostered and community connections are encouraged. For more information call ESCA 724-325-3344.

Inclusive Play Groups for ages birth to five where parents/caregivers can share resources and gain socialization for their children is a safe environment. Coming soon!

Moms to Moms is an informal support group for parents of adult children with severe mental health disabilities to share information and resources. Contact Laurel Cepko 724-875-3134 for more information.

-4559 Old William Penn Hwy. Suite 200 Murrysville, PA -724-325-3344 -

Art is Good Continues to Thrive

posted August 15, 2018
Art is Good Continues to ThriveThe Art is Good program developed by Gabi Nastuck continues to thrive in Latrobe. Classes are being conducted on a routine basis with great success. To find out more about Gabbys programs, click on the link or paste into your web browser.


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