by Ted Rodarm, Executive Director As the deadline looms for me to submit a monthly article, sometimes I struggle to find a topic to write about. This past month there was so much happening and the hustle and bustle kept us busy, if not distracted. One subject that kept coming up in talking with others […]
I have asked several of the attendees at our 2018 Annual Banquet to describe their experience in one phrase, and here are some of the responses: Sandy: “Ambience serene outside and in.”; Jane: “Food delicious and fellowship top notch.” Those two came from Illinois just for the banquet. Julie: “Very informative.” and Dolly: “Best one […]
We were recently presented with a situation that took us way out of our comfort zone. We were informed of Robert’s situation after his release from prison. Robert is a paraplegic with limited use of his limbs, barely able to communicate, and unable to care for himself. A passerby called 911 after seeing Robert in his wheelchair at a local intersection. It was raining and the temperature was dropping. The paramedics came and took him to a local hospital but he was discharged after a few hours because, technically, there was nothing physically wrong with him for the hospital to treat, he was merely homeless and unable to care for himself.