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Respect Starts Now Campaign

March 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018

OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY – Wendell Foster, a local agency serving people with disabilities, is starting a new campaign called “Respect Starts Now!” In 2014, over 4,200 students from seven school districts in western Kentucky participated in Wendell Foster’s “Spread the Word to End the R Word” educational campaign. “Respect Starts Now!” is a new campaign focused on showing respect to all. Wendell Foster invites schools in the surrounding counties to schedule their presentations for spring 2018.LeVon Cozart, a Guidance Counselor at Eastview Elementary School said, “This campaign will benefit its listeners and remind them that respect is essential. This message is timed perfectly with the events taking place in our world.” The campaign:Challenges common thinking toward individuals with disabilities and differences.Supports anti-bullying efforts to build a greater understanding and compassion for others.Persuades the audience to eliminate all hurtful and insulting terminology from their vocabulary.The campaign will also offer a bulletin board, essay, and poster contests for students to compete in and win prizes.To schedule a presentation or for more information, please contact John Gleason, Community Outreach Specialist at
270-852-1486 or [email protected]

Quarterly Connection

April 12, 2018

Start Time: 8:30 am
End Time: 10:00 am

Wendell Foster Young Building

Whitesville Lions Club Pie Auction (Time TBA)

April 13, 2018

All day

10345 KY-54, Whitesville, KY 42378, USA

Whitesville Lion's Club Pie Auction. Proceeds go directly to Wendell Foster.

Boston Butt Fundraiser for Wendell Foster

April 21, 2018

All day

Wendell Foster, 815 Triplett St, Owensboro, KY 42303, USA

Smoked Boston Butt Fundraiser for Wendell Foster's Autism Program

National Day of Prayer Service (Time TBA)

May 3, 2018

All day

Wendell Foster, 815 Triplett St, Owensboro, KY 42303, USA

815 Triplett Street
P.O. Box 1668
Owensboro, Kentucky 42303
PHONE | 270-683-4517
TOLL FREE | 877-932-2678
[email protected]