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September 2018

Wendell Foster’s Benefit Auction

September 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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$50

Celebrating our 15th year of this major fundraiser, we hope you'll join us as we transform the Convention Center into a Fun New Orleans Soiree! There will be fantastic New Orleans cuisine, toe-tapping music, and of course wonderful items to bid on including vacations, unique experiences, and more. Join us September 8th! Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling Karen Rednour at 270-683-4517 or on-line at www.bidpal.net/wfauction2018. Registration includes complimentary wine, cajun-themed food stations featuring a seafood boil, red…

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October 2018

Quarterly Connection

October 23, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

Please mark your calendars for Wendell Foster’s “Quarterly Connection” on Tuesday, October 23rd at 8:30am. Quarterly Connection is a networking event, where a guest speaker will share about their role in the community.This meeting will be filled with valuable information from:After hours with Isaiah INC: Shantel DeBortoli has started a new social club for adults with disabilities. Adults diagnosed with autism, Asperger syndrome, Down syndrome, brain injuries and other special needs are welcome. DeBortoli's ultimate dream for After Hours with…

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March 2019

Family SEEDS Rock Your Socks Off Dance

March 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Family SEEDS is kicking off 2019 with a Rock Your Socks Off Dance in honor of developmental disabilities month.  We are all unique with our own gifts to share so let’s celebrate those gifts!  Wear your favorite crazy socks and enjoy some tunes from DJ Prof G.Food and drinks will be provided.Please RSVP by emailing Cindy Huston at [email protected] with how many people attending. Family SEEDS is open to individuals with disabilities and their families.Follow the Rock Your Socks Off Dance event…

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May 2019

Cancelled: Armed Forces Appreciation Lunch

May 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

This event has been cancelled.

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August 2019

Special Needs Expo: Building Bridges for Families

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Wendell Foster's Building Bridges for Families Special Needs Expo will be held on Saturday, August 17, 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 SupportAssistive TechnologyBehavior SupportsEarly…

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October 2019

Go Baby Go! Build

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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For additional information, please contact:Cindy Huston(270) [email protected] the Go Baby Go! Build Application

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November 2019

Yard Sale

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster’s Yard Sale will be this Friday, November 8th in the Young Meeting House.This year we are accepting everything except clothing and shoes (both adults and kids).Donations can only be dropped off at the Young Meeting House and the Elmer Administration Building on November 5th and 6th from 8:30am- 3:30pm.All proceeds will go to the Wendell Foster resident Christmas fund to ensure everyone gets a few gifts this year.BBQ Meal Deal $5.00Includes:Cheeseburger or Hotdog       ChipsFamous Amos Cookies WaterPickle, Mayo, Pickle, Ketchup,…

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March 2020

Family SEEDS Tie-Dye Party

March 3, 2020 @ 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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CANCELLED: Creative Communication: Autism & Technology

March 20, 2020 @ 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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May 2020

Kentucky Gives Day

May 12, 2020
Owensboro, KY United States + Google Map

Wendell Foster needs you now more than ever.On May 12, Kentucky's nonprofit sector will rally together to raise their voices for Kentucky Gives Day. The day brings charities and Kentuckians - near and far - together for a powerful day of action and philanthropy. You can donate now and on May 12 to help your favorite nonprofit(s) power through this difficult time.Many organizations are facing a heightened demand for services, despite a decrease in staff and volunteer capacity. Help ensure…

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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