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June 2019

PorchFest OBKY

June 8, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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August 2019

Special Needs Expo: Building Bridges for Families

August 17, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

Quarterly Connection

September 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Owensboro, KY United States + Google Map

Daviess County Sheriff’s Department: Detective Bradley Youngman, has over 15 years of law enforcement experience. He will share about our ever changing county and the apparent rise in crime. Youngman will cover ways of how we can stay safe and what’s being done to eliminate crime. Please join us for this informative and free networking event. We will meet at Wendell Foster in the Young Meeting House and the event should last approximately 1 hour. We hope you can attend!

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October 2019

Bluegrass Gospel Concert

October 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 featuring The River City Strings with Randy Lanham and Center Street Baptist Church Praise Team. It will be a great night of bluegrass and good ole gospel you won't want to miss.Follow the Bluegrass & Gospel Concert on FacebookPark opens at 5:30pmConcert begins at 6:00pmFood trucksActivities include:Face paintingGlow SticksTattoosBalloon AnimalsElite Air Tickets Give-A-WayIntermission: Special performance from WF Praise BandThe Bluegrass Gospel Concert is…

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Go Baby Go! Build

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House, 815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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For additional information, please contact:Cindy Huston(270) [email protected] the Go Baby Go! Build Application

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

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Toll Free: 877-932-2678