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October 2019

Direct Support Professional Hiring Event

October 29, 2019 @ 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, 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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Giving Tuesday and Holiday Giving Event

November 27, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Owensboro, KY United States

Wendell Foster is seeking community support.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 December 3, 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 in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to…

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January 2020

Quarterly Connection

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

Please mark your calendars for Wendell Foster’s “Quarterly Connection” on Friday, January 10th 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:Special Needs Attorney Seth Todd: Seth earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Marketing in 2015, and his J.D. from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 2018. Seth focuses on Special Needs Law and he…

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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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Rooster Booster is next Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 a.m. at the Owensboro Convention Center! The breakfast is sponsored by Wendell Foster. Wendell Foster's Board Chair, Dr. Terry Ward will share an update on the organization's growth and program expansion. Featured Speaker  |  Wendy Steele Wendy Steele is the founder and CEO of Impact100 as well as the creator of the Impact100 model. She believes there are two kinds of people in the world: those who see needs and realize they can be part…

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CANCELLED: 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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May 2020

Kentucky Gives Day

May 12
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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July 2020

Hiring Fair!

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Elmer Administration Building, 815 Triplett Street
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Wendell Foster is looking for qualified candidates for the following roles:• Direct Support Professional (Day Shift & Night Shift)• Licensed Practical Nurses• Registered NursesVisit the career page for job descriptions, other available positions or to apply online.(DSP) Starting rate of $11.50 per hour with opportunity for additional compensation + night shift incentive. (LPN/RN) Starting rate dependent on education and experience + night shift incentive + sign-on bonus! Wendell Foster offers a variety of competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, and…

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September 2020

Golf Scramble

September 18 @ 7:30 am - 11:59 pm
Ben Hawes Golf Course, 400 Boothfield Road
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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The Wendell Foster Golf ScrambleFriday, September 18, 2020 at Ben Hawes Municipal Golf CoursePresented by Sign 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 or270-993-9049or Doug [email protected]

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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