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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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July 2021

First Responders BBQ

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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On this day we recognize our first responders. For local and active first responders, lunch is on us! Owensboro | Daviess County Police Officers • Firefighters • EMTs • Sheriff's Department Free lunch and yard games!

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August 2021

Wendell Foster Golf Scramble

August 20
Ben Hawes Golf Course, 400 Boothfield Road
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Register Your Team Now!For more information, please contact:Valerie [email protected] Kara Howard [email protected]

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September 2021

Wendell Foster Benefit Dinner & Auction

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Purchase Tickets! The Wendell Foster "Forever a Difference Maker - Dinner, Auction, and Dance" will be a memorable evening of supporting a great cause. A silent/live auction will take place, along with a nice meal and a fun night of dancing with a live band.

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October 2021

Special Needs Expo 2021

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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Vendor Registration from September 1 - 30Wendell Foster’s Special Needs Expo will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, 1 pm - 4 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 Services, Advocacy…

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November 2021

Wendell Foster Half Marathon

November 13 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Smothers Park, 199 W Veterans BLVD
Owensboro, KY 42301 United States
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The third annual Wendell Foster Half Marathon will offer a flat and fast route of Owensboro, Kentucky. The 13.1-mile race will be fully supported including some full and partial road closures. The race will start and finish on the riverfront by beautiful Smothers Park, which offers 3 signature fountains and an award-winning playground. Learn more about the Half Marathon here!  

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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