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July 2019

First Responders Appreciation BBQ

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster is hosting its Second Annual First Responders Appreciation BBQ at Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park on Thursday, July 25 from 10:30am to 1:30pm. The lunch was created to honor local first responders in Owensboro and Daviess County. Police Officers, Sheriff’s Department, City and County Fire Fighters, and EMTs are all invited to a cookout.In 2018, Wendell Foster treated over 150 first responders with a free lunch and yard games while getting to know the people supported by Wendell Foster. "We…

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August 2019

Special Needs Expo: Building Bridges for Families

August 17 @ 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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2019 Owensboro Walk for Apraxia

August 24 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Moreland Park, 1215 Hickman Avenue
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Join Wendell Foster as we Walk for Apraxia to support the apraxia programs and research of Apraxia Kids on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Childhood apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder where children have great difficulty planning and producing the muscle movements of the tongue, lips, jaw, and palate needed for speech.Apraxia Kids is the only national non-profit organization working to raise awareness about apraxia, providing reliable information, and funding resources to help children find their voice.Many of the children…

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September 2019

Building Dreams: Benefit Dinner and Auction

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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$108,000 was raised in just over three hours! Thank you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlzj7QwW3sU&feature=youtu.be Wendell Foster will be hosting its annual benefit dinner and auction, "Building Dreams", on Saturday, September 7 at 6:00pm at the Owensboro Convention Center. This is an exciting night of generosity with complimentary wine and beer, a sit-down dinner and live music along with tons of great silent auction items, and the chance to bid on wonderful vacations and unique experiences. The annual benefit is the organization’s primary fundraiser of…

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Golf Scramble

September 13
Ben Hawes Golf Course, 400 Boothfield Road
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Wendell Foster's Golf Scramble is BACK!!Friday, September 13 at Ben Hawes Golf CourseSign Up TodayRegistration at 7:30amTee Off at 8:15am $300 Per TeamIncludes Lunch & Goodie Bag Skirts and Mulligans$5 each - Limit 2 per person Hole Sponsorships are available for $150Includes Sponsor Sign For more information, please contact:Valerie Simmons270-687-2770 or270-993-9049

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Quarterly Connection

September 24 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Owensboro, KY United States + Google Map

Daviess County Sheriff’s Department: Detective Bradley Youngman, has over 15 years of law enforcement experience. He will share about our ever changing county and the apparent rise in crime. Youngman will cover ways of how we can stay safe and what’s being done to eliminate crime. Please join us for this informative and free networking event. We will meet at Wendell Foster in the Young Meeting House and the event should last approximately 1 hour. We hope you can attend!

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October 2019

Bluegrass Gospel Concert

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

Pack up your lawn chair and join us for a great evening of Bluegrass and Gospel music featuring The River City Strings with Randy Lanham and Center Street Baptist Church Praise Team. It will be a great night of bluegrass and good ole gospel you won't want to miss.Follow the Bluegrass & Gospel Concert on FacebookPark opens at 5:30pmConcert begins at 6:00pmFood trucksActivities include:Face paintingGlow SticksTattoosBalloon AnimalsElite Air Tickets Give-A-WayIntermission: Special performance from WF Praise BandThe Bluegrass Gospel Concert is…

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Go Baby Go! Build

October 26 @ 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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Direct Support Professional Hiring Event

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster is looking for Direct Support Professionals to join our team!Starting pay $11.50 per hour, with opportunity to make more with education and experience.Benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, supplemental insurances, and Paid Time OffNeed money before the holidays? Get hired on 10/29, start work on 11/4 and get paid on 11/15!In 2017, Wendell Foster was voted “Best Places to Work” by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.Apply Now

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November 2019

Yard Sale

November 8 @ 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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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