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June 2019

Outpatient Building Groundbreaking Ceremony

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Elmer Administration Building, 815 Triplett Street
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Please join usWendell Foster’s Board of Directors, Staff, Volunteers, & People We Support cordially invite you to theWendell Foster’s Outpatient Building Groundbreaking CeremonyWednesday, June 5, 2019at 12:00 pm815 Triplett StreetOwensboro, Kentucky 42303Please park in our parking lot off of 9th StreetKindly RSVP By May 29th to John Gleason [email protected] or 270-852-1486

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PorchFest OBKY

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Griffith Avenue Owensboro, KY United States
Free

Are you new to the term Porch Fest? Porch Fests are popping up all over the nation and becoming more and more popular. They are a celebration of music and community. They hearken back to the days when neighbors would gather on each others porches and share, laugh, tell stories, sing and play music. Porch Fests are being organized by people in your communities as a way to reconnect with our neighbors and create good times!On June 8th, 2019 in…

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Aktion Club Meeting

June 21 @ 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Wendell Foster’s Elmer Administration Building, 815 Triplett Street
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

Angie DeWitt from the Volunteer Center will be our guest speaker at the June meeting.What is Aktion Club?Aktion Club is the only service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide.Aktion Clubs draw members from various organizations that support individuals with disabilities, as well as other community programs.  Aktion clubs can also be established at churches, libraries, YMCAs, lodges or similar facilities. A Kiwanis club, composed of like-minded, service-oriented people from the community, serves as the club’s…

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July 2019

Family SEEDS Ice Cream Social

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Free

Take a break from the warm weather and join us for a Sundae Bar and Crafts (painting sun catchers).Family SEEDS is open to people with disabilities of all ages and their families.Please RSVP by emailing Cindy Huston: [email protected]

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Quarterly Connection

July 18 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Owensboro, KY United States + Google Map

Wendell Foster’s “Quarterly Connection” will be on Thursday, July 18th at 8:30am. Quarterly Connection is a networking event, where a guest speaker will share about their role in the community.We will meet at Wendell Foster in the Young Meeting House and the event should last approximately one hour. We hope you can attend!

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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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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