Friday, June 25, 2010

Boulder Mayor Tour

This past Monday, Boulder Mayor Susan Osborne visited the Bob and Judy Charles SmartHome, and we’ve got some pictures. Many thanks to the Mayor for her support of our project and more importantly, the people we serve!

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Meet Charles Family SmartHome Resident Sarah

Sarah is a very engaging young lady with a fantastic sense of humor. She loves to joke and play word games. Sarah also enjoys math problems, learning Spanish, artwork and making jewelry. On nice days Sarah goes for bike rides in the neighborhood. Sarah is close with her family and has a special relationship with the family dog, Glory.

See some pictures of Sarah at the dedication of the Charles Family SmartHome and out riding her bike in the community by clicking here.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Many Thanks!

Many thanks to the J.M. McDonald Foundation for their recent grant of $5,000 in support of the Charles Family SmartHome in Longmont.

To see a list of all our generous partners, click here.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Gerald and Donna at the Bolder Boulder

Bob and Judy Charles SmartHome residents Donna and Gerald recently participated in the Bolder Boulder. Take a look at the photos!

Friday, June 18, 2010

SmartHome In The News

Participants in Imagine!’s C.O.R.E./Labor Source’s journalism class recently had an article about the Charles Family SmartHome published in the Longmont Times-Call. The article is clever, funny, and provides a unique insider prospective. Take a look!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Congratulations CaraSolva

Congratulations to our good friends at CaraSolva, winners of the Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Competition. The Colorado software company provides caregivers cost effective and secure web-based systems to track medical administration. We use the system in our SmartHomes and other Imagine! residential sites.

Learn more about this prestigous award by clicking here.

Friday, June 11, 2010

More On Tours

Yesterday, Tim Jones with the Louis & Harold Price Foundation toured the Bob and Judy SmartHome, asking some great questions about our project! Thanks for joining us, Tim!

Are you interested in taking a tour? Click here.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Charles Family SmartHome Photos June 2010

Check out these great photos of the Charles Family SmartHome in Longmont, taken by our friend Ann Boettcher from Annieb’ Photography.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

SmartHome In The News

OPEN MINDS, a market research and management consulting firm specializing in the mental health, addictions, social services, disability support, and related public health sectors of the health and human service field, featured our SmartHomes project in a recent newsletter. Take a look!

Friday, June 4, 2010

Happy Birthday Mandy!

This weekend, Bob and Judy Charles SmartHome resident Mandy will be celebrating her birthday. From all the SmartHome team, we wish her the very best of birthday wishes!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

International Campaign Update

Our International Campaign keeps gaining momentum! Last Friday, Belgium Ambassador to the United States Jan Matthysen and other dignitaries visited the Bob and Judy Charles SmartHome in Boulder.

The visit was facilitated by our friends at the Colorado European Union Center of Excellence.

We are incredibly excited about this opportunity to place our innovative and unique project on an international stage!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Charles Family SmartHome Dedication

Last week's dedication of the Charles Family SmartHome in Longmont was a huge success! More than 150 people were on hand to witness the official opening of Imagine!'s second SmartHome, designed and built to use technology to improve the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. Take a look at some pictures below!