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Supporting Seniors To Stay In Their Homes

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Crafts & Collections Luncheon, April 12, 2016

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Our Crafts & Collections luncheon was held at the Paducah Knights of Columbus on Jefferson Street on April 12, 2016.  It was a great success.  We had 22 people in attendance and 15 of them displayed their talents and collections for us to enjoy.  The displays were amazing.  Bill Ford, a local artist who is well known to the Paducah area, was our quest.  Finger foods were provided by several volunteers.  Thanks to everyone who participated.  ...

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Made to Stay receives grant from Ray and Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust

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Made to Stay would like to thank the Ray and Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust for their generous support and donation of $6000.  They have also awarded us a challenge grant of up to another $6000 as a 1:1 match for any new funds that we raise between now and December 31, 2016.  Made to Stay is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and, therefore, all donations are tax deductible. Their donation has enabled us to hire a much needed Assistant Director/Volunteer Coordinator for Made to Stay.  Sue Shackelford, one of our fine volunteers, has accepted...

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December luncheon

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Our Christmas luncheon was held on December 8, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus on Jefferson Street.  Tom and Anita Vance entertained us with Christmas songs and skits.  Everyone loved their presentation.  Our dinner was catered by Cracker Barrel and no one went home hungry.  Check our Facebook site for more photos and videos.  ...

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November Luncheon

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Our November luncheon was held on November 10th at the Lone Oak First Baptist Church.  We had 2 members and 10 volunteers attend.  Jackie Davis was our speaker and showed us some exercises to keep us fit.  Some of us found out how much we needed that.    ...

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Volunteer Appreciation & Training

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  Gene & Sue Shackelford presented with Made to Stay Volunteers of the Year Award. Gene & Sue have been involved since the creation of Made to Stay.  Gene handles member home repairs and is our advisor for member yard & house needs requests.  Sue created & manages our Facebook page and manages Made to Stay when the director is out of town.  Together they do yard work, grocery shopping, and handle over 20% of our member transportation requests.     Chris Glenn from the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department...

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October Luncheon

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  Our October luncheon was held on Monday, Oct 5th at the Gondolier Restaurant. We had 21 members, volunteers, and guests that enjoyed a fine meal and Denise Wooley from the McCracken County Extension Office was our guest speaker.              ...

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September BBQ on the River

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  “Fine Smoke BBQ” from Columbus, Ohio set up a booth at Paducah’s “BBQ on the River” and selected Made to Stay as their charity to support.  Four great guys (Adam, Dave, Frank, and Pete) produced some of the best BBQ we’ve tasted.  Some of our Made to Stay volunteers supported them by cleaning tables and buying their BBQ.  We really appreciate Fine Smoke BBQ for coming...

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September Luau

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  We had a great time at our Luau luncheon at the Knights of Columbus on Jackson Street on Tuesday, Sep 8th.  We had 6 members, 11 volunteers, and 4 guests.  Reggie Lafaye provided the entertainment and was a great hit.  A wonderful time was had by all.                      ...

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August Luncheon

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Our August luncheon was held at Jackson Oaks Retirement Residence.  It is a beautiful place and the food was great.  Our speaker was Cathy Edwards from the McCracken County Library and she told us a lot of things that we didn’t know about the services of the library.  We had 5 members, 3 guests, 9 volunteers, and 3 board members.  ...

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July Luncheon

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We had a great luncheon at Bob Evans Restaurant on July 14th. We had 14 members, volunteers, and guest attend.  Ann Simpson from the PADD office spoke on ways we can keep our minds sharp as we age.  She did a great job and everyone participated in her presentation.  We even had a...

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