First Responders Appreciation BBQ

Serving nearly 150 first responders from Owensboro and Daviess County at the inaugural First Responders Appreciation BBQ, we have marked this event as a success! A BIG thank you to all who showed up to help! We are looking forward in 2019!  

2018 Inaugural WF5K

Thank you for helping support people with different abilities at our first 5K, it was a huge success! Thank you to everyone that participated, especially Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson and our sponsors. For official race results, please visit (Photos Below) SPONSORS:GoldWBKR – Media SponsorThe Settle Group – Hilliard LyonsLegendsDaniel Dick State Farm & Seth Lawson…

2018 Big Band Glow in the Park Party

Wendell Foster hosted it’s third Big Band Glow in the Park Party on Saturday, May 19th. The free event featured Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s 2nd St. Big Band in Wendell Foster’s Sensory Park. The 2nd St. Big Band played instrumental and vocal hits from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s.    Set 1 National Anthem, Uptown Funk, Don’t You…

The Kids Camera Project: Capturing Abilities

The Kids Camera Project, under the direction of Bob Morris, was an outreach component of Moneta Sleet Center that encourages collaboration and teamwork among middle and high school students.  Students were asked to document life through visual lenses and share. Wendell Foster had the opportunity to be a feature for this project. The focus: Self…

Vintage Photos

During the years, many entertainers visited the residents when they were in Owensboro. We hope you enjoy some of these historic, vintage photos.