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At the September 9, 2021, City Commission Meeting, Commissioner Matt Morgan nominated Kay and Kardeem Evans, Owners/Operators of Adventures R US Academy, located at 880 East State Road 434, to receive the Business Person of the Month Award for September 2021.
Kay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. She is currently attending Liberty University Seminary studying for a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies. Kardeem is a graduate of Herbert H. Lyman High School in New York. He volunteers at the Downtown Orlando Homeless Shelter serving meals on Saturdays through Action Church.
Kay and Kardeem have operated their childcare facility in Longwood for the past two years serving 2 to 5-year-olds. They offer a Toddler Program that respects individual abilities, needs and strengths, and a language-rich environment that encourages communication through positive interactions. In addition, they offer a Preschool Program teaching children how to problem solve and see other points of view with practicing empathy. Both programs provide art and sensory experiences, dramatic play themes, science exploration, music and movement block building and construction, and gross motor activities.
Adventures R US Academy emphasizes healthy and stimulating activities in a structured environment. These activities are intended to develop the physical, social, mental, and intellectual aspects of each child. The activities include art and creative play, outside physical play, developmentally appropriate mathematics, reading and storytime, language arts and phonics, and language learning centers.
The City of Longwood is truly pleased to have Adventures R Us Academy and Owners/Operators Kay and Kardeem Evans as part of its business community.