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March 2020

Wendell Foster Sponsoring Rooster Booster Breakfast

March 5, 2020 @ 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, 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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July 2020

Hiring Fair!

July 21, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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October 2020

Family SEEDS Family Picnic and Rock Painting Party

October 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Legion Park East Shelter, 3047 Legion Park Drive
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Join us for a socially-distanced family picnic and rock painting party.  Each family will have their own picnic table in the screened shelter to eat lunch and paint kindness rocks.  You are also welcome to bring your own chairs and sit outside to visit with other families.  Each person is asked to wear a mask if they are unable to distance themselves from other attendees.  Everyone will be screened for temperature and signs/symptoms upon arrival.  Individually wrapped sandwiches, chips, cookies…

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December 2020

Conductor Cody’s Christmas Express!

December 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Owensboro, KY United States + Google Map
Free

Wendell Foster welcomes you to enjoy "Conductor Cody's Christmas Express!" We hope you enjoy this FREE Christmas gift from Wendell Foster. Description: "It's all aboard for Conductor Cody's Christmas Express! This holiday season, magician/autistic self-advocate Cody Clark dons his railroad cap and becomes Conductor Cody, the magical railway conductor who will take Wendell Foster's passengers on a virtual railway adventure to the North Pole! What can go wrong? Well, quite a bit apparently. From torn tickets to missing presents to having…

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March 2021

March Rooster Booster, Sponsored by Wendell Foster

March 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Online Owensboro, KY United States
Free

Wendell Foster is proud to be the Rooster Booster sponsor for March! Join us for the virtual event on Thursday, March 4th at 7:30am. We invite you to learn more about Wendell Foster and what makes our community a team of #WFDifferenceMakers! We have an exciting video we'll release at Rooster Booster. The event will stream live on the @GOChamber Facebook page as well as Zoom. There is no cost to attend. To participate via Zoom, click HERE to register.

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April 2021

April Sibshop, Sponsored by Wendell Foster

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Owensboro, KY United States + Google Map

Calling all siblings ages 7-13 who have a brother or sister with a developmental disability! You are invited to join the first of many Sibshops sponsored by Wendell Foster. It’s your time to connect with other sibs, have fun, play games, and share about the good and not-so-good parts of having a sib with special needs. The Sibshop will be facilitated by Melissa Jackson, special education teacher at Apollo High School, and Haley Huston, a middle-grade education student at Western…

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May 2021

Hiring Fair

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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 position below: Direct Support Professionals (DSP)• $12.25+ per hour (dependent on education and training)• Paid Time Off• Competitive Benefits• Various Schedule OptionsVisit the career page for job descriptions. Wendell Foster offers a variety of competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, retirement, and paid time off. Wendell Foster is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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Toll Free: 877-932-2678