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March 2020

Family SEEDS Tie-Dye Party

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

We are celebrating our uniqueness with a groovy tie-dye party! Each person with a disability (all ages) and his or her siblings (under 18 that are living in the home) will be provided a T-shirt and create their own tie-dye shirt.  Additional family members can also participate but are asked to bring their own shirt.  The event will be facilitated by Brian Murphy, an art teacher at Sorgho Elementary School. With 18 years of public teaching experience, he is a…

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Wendell Foster Sponsoring Rooster Booster Breakfast

March 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Wendell Foster's Board Chair, Dr. Terry Ward will share an update on the organization's growth and program expansion. The featured speaker for March’s Rooster Booster is Wendy Steele, founder of Impact 100.

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Wendell Foster Half Marathon

March 14 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Smothers Park, 199 W Veterans BLVD
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Visit the Wendell Foster Half Marathon webpage for full details The second annual Wendell Foster Half Marathon will offer a flat and fast route of Owensboro, Kentucky. The 13.1-mile race will be fully supported including some full and partial road closures. The race will start and finish on the riverfront by beautiful Smothers Park, which offers 3 signature fountains and an award-winning playground.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMjYycPLTFc&feature=youtu.be Registration Prices Before November 1, 2019: $65 November 1 to December 31, 2019: $70 January…

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Creative Communication: Autism & Technology

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Autism has always been identified with communication difficulties. When technology is implemented effectively, it can provide support in all four areas of communication: speaking, listening, reading and writing. An understanding of key ways to introduce technology can provide the means to successful engagement with all types of learning activities. This workshop will explore the powerful opportunities that technology has to offer and highlight practical strategies and solutions.

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April 2020

Whitesville Lions Club Chili Supper and Pie Auction

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Whitesville Senior Citizen Center, 10345 KY-54
Whitesville, KY 42378 United States
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The Annual Whitesville Lions Club Chili Supper & Pie AuctionFriday, April 245pm – Begin serving Chili & Hot Dogs6pm – Pie Auction Begins The Whitesville Lions Club will host its annual Chili Supper & Pie Auction on Friday, April 24. The annual fundraiser will support Puzzle Pieces and Wendell Foster, two local non-profit charities that provide services to those with disabilities.Donated cakes, pies and other desserts can be delivered to the Whitesville Senior Center located at 10345 Highway 54.For more information, contact:Maggie…

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August 2020

Special Needs Expo 2020: Building Bridges for Families

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Vendor Registration Opening SoonWendell Foster’s Building Bridges for Families Special Needs Expo will be held on Saturday, August 8, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Owensboro Convention Center. The Expo is an opportunity for community agencies to collaborate in providing information about resources and services that will assist families in supporting a loved one with a disability.  The Expo will include non-profit organizations, state agencies, and private businesses that provide services in the following areas:Adult Day ServicesAdvocacy and…

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Address

Wendell Foster
815 Triplett Street
P.O. Box 1668
Owensboro, KY 42303

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Phone: 270-683-4517
Toll Free: 877-932-2678