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September 2018

Bluegrass Gospel Concert

September 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 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 with special guests Corey Merritt and Friends, and The Jeremy Calloway Band. It will be a great night of bluegrass and good ole gospel you won't want to miss.Park opens at 6:30pmConcert begins at 7:00pmFood and drinks will be available for purchase.In the event of inclement weather, music will be moved into the Young Meeting House adjacent to Sensory Park at Wendell Foster.

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October 2018

Special Needs EXPO: Building Bridges for Families

October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Rd.
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster, Kentucky Family to Family Health Information Center, and the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities are hosting a Special Needs EXPO on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 9:00am – 1:00pm at Owensboro Christian Church. 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 dedicated to serving the special needs community, as well as state…

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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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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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November 2018

Bottom Dollars: A documentary on workplace discrimination

November 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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In collaboration with the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities, Wendell Foster is hosting a screening of Bottom Dollars, an hour long documentary that exposes segregated workplaces and low wages often paid to people with disabilities. The screening will take place on Monday, November 26, at 6:00 p.m. at Wendell Foster's Young Meeting. Through personal stories and expert interviews, the film presents a vision for better alternatives that promote community inclusion, equal opportunity, and fair wages.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided.A panel…

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Giving Tuesday and Owensboro Gives Day

November 27, 2018

Wendell Foster is seeking community support on Giving Tuesday. This year, Giving Tuesday is also Owensboro Gives Day. This day was created to ignite the power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 27, Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events of Black Friday, Shop Local and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate…

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December 2018

GRAND OPENING of Respect: Recent Adoration Artwork by Rex Robinson

December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Elmer Administration Building, 815 Triplett Street
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster will be hosting the art show “Respect: Recent Adoration Artwork by Rex Robinson” at the Elmer Administration Building at Wendell Foster.The art show will feature heirloom paintings and sculpture by Rex Robinson.The art can be viewed Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm beginning Monday, December 3 through Friday, January 11.To emphasize encouragement of gift giving, immediate possession or delivery is available upon payment!In conjunction with the art show is the “Highland Respect Mural” created by the Highland Elementary third grade class.…

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Wendell Foster Sponsoring Rooster Booster Breakfast

December 6, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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As this month's sponsor, Wendell Foster's CEO, Eric Scharf will share an update on the organization's growth and program expansion. The featured speaker for December’s Rooster Booster is Ben Trockman. A graduate of the University of Southern Indiana, Trockman joined Old National Bank in 2014, and is now in the role of Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist. Ben has been challenged to assist Old National to become a leader in disability employment and inclusion through education and awareness, while working…

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Integrating Sensory Techniques for Therapy Success

December 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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This course will allow attendees to evaluate their own sensory differences, which will give insight and perspective toward their clients. The instructor will demonstrate the importance of modulation, under responsive or over responsive actions in order to guide and create successful therapy sessions.  Attendees will be taught to recognize how a client may be processing information, and to understand which strategies and evidence based practices to use to help the individual in therapy and other environments such as school, work, church, home and play groups.  The importance of working with an…

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January 2019

Respect: Recent Adoration Artwork by Rex Robinson

January 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 11, 2019

Wendell Foster’s Elmer Administration Building, 815 Triplett Street
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster will be hosting the art show “Respect: Recent Adoration Artwork by Rex Robinson” at the Elmer Administration Building at Wendell Foster.The art show will feature heirloom paintings and sculpture by Rex Robinson.The art can be viewed Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm beginning Monday, December 3 through Friday, January 11.To emphasize encouragement of gift giving, immediate possession or delivery is available upon payment!In conjunction with the art show is the “Highland Respect Mural” created by the Highland Elementary third grade class.…

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Wendell Foster Autism Program: Spring 2019

January 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 15, 2019

Wendell Foster Autism Program Building, 819 East Ninth Street
Owensboro, 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster's Autism Program is now accepting applications for its 2019 Spring Program.The Wendell Foster Autism Program supports the refinement of social skills, life skills and community involvement for school age children through young adults.By using positive reinforcement techniques, our staff teaches students the skills necessary to be successful in everyday activities such as behaving properly in a restaurant, making friends, conversing with others, problem solving, and being a “good loser.”Instruction is individualized for each person by agreement among the…

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Address

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

Phones

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