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Here are just a few of the events and activities
of The Blessings Foundation, LLC
in addition to the ongoing programs
taught at several area juvenile facilities.

 

Past events are listed in our archives
Click on each link at the right
to view that year's activities

 

Not all classes/presentations are listed here;
it is our practice not to list information concerning
presentations when so requested by participants.

 

 


2012 Events & Activities

 

30 November
Edison Community College
Piqua, OH
“Kids To College Day” for
Troy’s Van Cleve 6th Grade Students 


Joseph Mahan, Commander of the Basic Police Academy for the Edison Criminal Justice Program, along with assistant Nancy Neal, once again presented 3 programs to about 90 6th grade students from Van Cleve School, along with their teachers/chaperones.

This event is held at Edison to introduce young students to classes and career opportunities at the community college.

 

 

 

6 November
Edison Community College
Day Academy
Basic Peace Officer Academy 

 


Nancy Neal, founder of The Blessings Foundation presented the Wellness Program for First Responders  to the students of the Day Basic Peace Officer Academy at Edison Community College.  This 3-hour Program was enjoyed and well-received by the academy students.

 


   

 

 

25 October

Miami Valley Safety Council
"Violence in the Workplace -
Recognize, React, Respond, Recover"

Joseph Mahan presented his "Violence in the Workplace" workshop to more than 62 people; the event was sponsored by the Miami County Safety Council.

 

 

21 and 28 September
Edison Community College
Piqua, OH
“Career Day” for
Piqua Junior High 8th Grade Students 


Joseph Mahan, Commander of the Basic Police Academy for the Edison Criminal Justice Program, along with his assistant, Nancy Neal,  presented a total of 6 programs to more than 120 8th grade students from Piqua Junior High School at Edison’s Career Day for PJHS.

Mahan discussed the various aspects of Law Enforcement with the students, and included segments from one of Blessings’ programs which utilizes optical illusions to illustrate that things are not always as they seem.

Mahan explained fingerprints to the students and showed each student their own handprint using techniques used by law enforcement officers. Through the use of magnetic powder each student was shown their own handprint being raised on a piece of paper, which then was given to them to keep as a souvenir.

 

17 May
Wilder Intermediate School
Piqua, Ohio

"SPIRIT DAY"

Nancy Neal and Joseph Mahan of The Blessings Foundation presented the Introduction to Meditation program to 4th thru 6th graders in four sessions throughout the day at Wilder Intermediate School.  This is the 5th year Nancy and Joe have participated in the school's annual event.

The Spirit Day program, “Let’s Meditate,” was enjoyed by the more than 50 students and volunteers who chose to attend this session. Four students (one in each session) received a free CD and an organizer/binder for school as a door prize. All students who participated were treated to a small gift bag.


 

 

3 March
Edison Community College
Day Academy
Basic Peace Officer Academy 


Nancy Neal, founder of The Blessings Foundation presented the Wellness Program for First Responders  to the students of the Day Basic Peace Officer Academy at Edison Community College.  This 4-hour Program was enjoyed and well-received by the academy students.


   

 

18 February
Edison Community College
Evening Academy
Basic Peace Officer Academy 


Nancy Neal, founder of The Blessings Foundation presented the Wellness Program for First Responders  to the students of the Evening Basic Peace Officer Academy at Edison Community College.  This 4-hour Program was enjoyed and well-received by the academy students.

 

 

31 January
Edison Community College
“Shots Fired on Campus”
Active Shooter Presentation

10 AM and 7 PM


Joe was asked by Edison's PTK Honor Society at Edison Community College to present this program to the students, faculty and the community.  The program, produced by the Center for Personal Protection and Safety, consists of an outline, powerpoint and video designed to introduce a Survival Mindset in the event the College experiences an Active Shooter on Campus.

 

 

 

 

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