1. Tell me how you first became involved with Cedar Lake. I first heard of Cedar Lake probably 8 years or so ago, from my (then) work mentor Lynn Wilkerson. I quickly grasped that this organization supported such a wonderful mission and held such a special place in her life. Fast forward … Continue reading “Board Member Spotlight”
When was the last time you reviewed your estate plans? If you are like me and my husband, it’s something you keep reminding yourself to do, but often it just gets put on the “back burner.” How many of us have said “I have all my will and estate plans in place,” but we haven’t … Continue reading “July 2022 Newsletter”
Is anyone else looking forward to cooler weather after all this extreme heat? We are too! With cooler weather comes our biggest event of the year, Cedar Lake’s Hearts of Gold Gala. Save the date for November 19th and join us at the Louisville Marriott Downtown for a night you won’t forget!
1. Tell me how you first became involved with Cedar Lake. Gwenevere Josey, former Director of Human Resources, approached me in the Spring of 2018 about joining the board as she knew I had rotated off of the Kentucky Humane Society Board as Chairman. She also knew I had a special needs … Continue reading “Board Member Spotlight”
In last month’s newsletter I asked for gifts to help cover the costs of summer activities for people in our care. Several people responded to this and we are so grateful! If you didn’t get a chance to give, we have some other opportunities that will have a direct impact on the daily lives of … Continue reading “June 2022 Newsletter”
This Derby was one to remember! With a spirit week at the Enrichment Center, parades at the Lodge, crowning the Derby King and Queen and showing off our best Derby hats, we all came out a winner. Thank you again to our relay runners, Jeff Roth, Tony McCracken, Lee Look, Emily Grace Alfaro and Sandy … Continue reading “Cedar Lake Runs For The Roses”
With the help of our sponsors, players and donors, we raised over $126,500! We could not have asked for a better day to join together to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with our 11th Annual Golf Tournament and 7th Annual Golf Ball Drop. Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!
Tell me how you first became involved with Cedar Lake. I was invited to consider the board by our chairman, Bruce Beickman. Bruce and I had been friends for 20 years and he believed I could bring some value due to my insurance and finance background. How long have you served on … Continue reading “Board Member Spotlight”
Have you made any summer plans yet? Maybe you are planning a trip or just family time at the zoo or by the pool. For two years the people in our care have missed out on summer activities we take for granted. In order to ensure their health and safety, trips outside their … Continue reading “May 2022 Updates”
The Enrichment Center held their Easter egg hunt on April 15th! To make the hunt educational and beneficial for each individual we support, each egg had a word or symbol that had to be matched with an individuals’ card for them to receive their prize. Each person had two eggs to find and match, it was a … Continue reading “HAPPY EASTER!”
Do you ever wonder just how Cedar Lake uses your generous gifts? Sometimes when we give, we wonder if our donation really makes a difference, if it’s just a “drop in the bucket” that wouldn’t be missed if we stopped giving. I understand these questions. I’m not only an employee of Cedar Lake, … Continue reading “April 2022 Updates”
In recognition of National Disability Awareness Month and National Wheelchair Day, we want to introduce you to Wyatt. Wyatt is 32 years old and lives on Magnolia Lane at Cedar Lake Lodge. He loves the UofL Cardinals, Taylor Swift and spending time with staff. Because of his scoliosis, Wyatt needs a specialized wheelchair. His old … Continue reading “National Disability Awareness Month- Wyatt’s Story”