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SRVS and Pugh’s Flowers Team for Surprise Smile Delivery

     Fifty people supported by SRVS will be surprise recipients of Be Happy Bouquets from Pugh’s Flowers in observance of national Make Someone Smile Week. Local volunteers will prepare and deliver the handmade bouquets. SRVS is among local nonprofits to be recipients of flower deliveries.

WHO:   SRVS (Shelby Residential & Vocational Services) and Pugh’s Flowers.

WHAT: Be Happy Bouquets flower delivery during national Make Someone Smile Week.

WHEN:   July 22, 2019, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Memphis Room, fourth floor, Benjamin L. Hooks Central  Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 381

Contact:  Matt Woo, Communications Specialist, SRVS,,  Debbie McCown, Pugh’s Flowers,

Posted by SRVS PR at Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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SRVS Kids & Families hosts the 23rd annual Bunny Run 5K

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 11, 2019 – SRVS Kids & Families will host its 23rd annual Bunny Run 5K on April 20 at Richard and Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park, 701 Perkins Ext.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. All proceeds from the run support SRVS Kids & Families, a program of Shelby Residential and Vocational Services (SRVS) offering early intervention and therapies, family support groups and an inclusive preschool for children with developmental delays. Last year, SRVS Kids & Families supported more than 600 children.

Register a team or as an individual. The cost is $10 for people with disabilities, $15 for children 14 and younger, $20 to be a spirit runner and $25 for early registration. The cost is $30 if you sign up on race day. Awards will be given in 15 age categories, plus first place in overall open, master and grandmaster. Children with special needs will have their own age group categories. This is a USA Track and Field certified course allowing your name to be in the Tennessee State Record Books.     

In addition to the 5K, the event will include a visit by the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, games for children, music and more. To register, visit 

Posted by SRVS PR at Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Minis on the Move miniature therapy horses coming to SRVS Kids Pre-School

Minis on the Move will bring two miniature therapy horses to SRVS Kids & Families Play Do Learn inclusive preschool for children with special needs and their typically developing schoolmates.

The Minis on the Move visit culminates SRVS Kids & Families’ Bunny Week, a week-long celebration for the program’s upcoming Bunny Run 5K race. The 23rd annual Bunny Run is scheduled for April 20 at Cancer Survivors Park, 701 Perkins Ext. Throughout the week pre-school students participated in various bunny-themed games and completed arts and crafts projects.

What: Minis on the Move will bring two miniature therapy horses to SRVS Kids & Families.

When: Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Where: SRVS Kids & Families, 4738 Walnut Grove Rd., inside Independent Presbyterian Church. (Enter school via portico entrance facing Avon Rd.)

Why: The visit from Minis on the Move is the closing event for SRVS Kids & Families’ Bunny Week. During the event, students and their parents will be able to meet the miniature equine therapy horses.

Contact: Matt Woo, SRVS communications specialist,

Posted by SRVS PR at Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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