HDAAC Parent Support Group-Tues 11/21/17, 7:30- Christ The King Lutheran Church
** Breakfast With Santa, Sunday Dec. 3rd **
*** HBA Holiday Stroll Saturday Nov. 25th ***
Holliston High School Presents GREASE - see below

Socialsklz:-) to be offered in Holliston

by Press Release
October 27, 2016

Juanita has successfully created and facilitated various programs aimed at providing individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools to foster effective and positive social development.

November 1, 2016 from 3pm – 5pm


Holliston Recreation, 1750 Washington Street, Holliston, MA


Juanita Allen Kingsley, Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options, will run this course.

A health educator, Ms. Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest region annually through her First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, CPR and AED classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. Juanita has successfully created and facilitated various programs aimed at providing individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools to foster effective and positive social development. A certified EMT since 2001, Juanita managed the Wellness Center at Hale Reservation (the nation’s largest day camp); served as health care supervisor at Horizons for Youth, Sharon, Mass.; and has served as instructor trainer and instructor with the Red Cross, American Heart Association, Medic First Aid and National Safety Council. She received her Wilderness EMT training certification through Mountain Aid Training International and is the only certified socialsklz:-) instructor in New England.


socialsklz:-) was founded by Faye de Muyshondt to equip children and young adults with the vital tools needed to succeed on the playground, in the classroom and ultimately at the workplace. Through a series of fun, interactive workshops, socialsklz:-) teaches lessons including greetings and introductions, making a good first impression, starting conversations, patience and thoughtfulness, self-control, respect and consideration, dining and phone skills, as well as safe Internet interaction for the older age set. The skills mastered are not only empowering, but build confidence and self-esteem, paving the way to a more fruitful life.

The socialtweenz essential workshop will provide attendees valuable social, communication and life skills. Such skills include how to make a good first impression; effective communication; how to navigate their independence; living with gratitude; and dining skills. The course is open to anyone ages 8 to 12. Cost: $75

Registration is required. To register, visit http://www.townofholliston.us/. For additional information, please call Lisa DiLuzio at 508-429-2149.

Century Health Systems is located at 209 West Central Street, Suite 316, Natick, Mass., 01760. For additional information, call 508-651-1786 or visit www.centuryhealth.org.

About Century Health Systems: Since 2001, Century Health Systems has provided high-quality, innovative health education and wellness programs to the Boston MetroWest community. Its programs aim to meet the needs of individuals of all ages – from pre-school to seniors – and cover such areas as professional health and safety training; public health consultations; corporate wellness; school and early childhood programming; and recreation. Along with its affiliates, The Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options, Century Health Systems provides a true continuum of care throughout the communities it serves.


Media contact: Lauren B. Schiffman

Century Health Systems






E-mail This Article

Comments (0)



Recent Articles by Press Release:

John M. Rego, 75

Continue ...

Selectmen Proclamation

Continue ...

Washington Street Players

Continue ...

Holliston High Theatre 370 presents GREASE

Continue ...

John George Davis, 77, of Queensbury, NY

Continue ...


Recent Articles in Local Lore:

Comforting Those in Need

by Deborah Burke Henderson

Thanks to the spirit of volunteerism demonstrated by Cathie Healy and Susan Mogren of Holliston and 11 other women from surrounding towns, The Power of the Quilt Project, will soon distribute nearly 30 colorful comfort quilts to men and women undergoing chemotherapy and children facing hardship who are living in shelters.

Continue ...

Local Treasures Appraised at the Historical Society

by Paul Saulnier

Let's blame the Millennials.

Continue ...

Thanksgiving Meals for Seniors

by Tracey Geden

A big thanks to the Holliston community for supporting our Seniors at Thanksgiving and stepping up to help make Meals for them!


Continue ...

New England Hosts America in Bloom Conference

by Press Release

Almost two hundred attendees enjoyed a luncheon that sunny day in a tent in Holliston’s Goodwill Park. The group represented thirty-nine cities and towns across the country. From American Gardening with love for the English Garden (http://americangardening.net/about/)


Continue ...

Veterans Day, November 11, 2017

by Bobby Blair & Paul Saulnier

All veterans in attendance this Veterans Day stop for a group picture before going into Town Hall for a lunch donated by the VFW, American Legion, the Lions and veteran Don Bates.

Continue ...