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Improving Community Across Generations

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Improving Community Across Generations

Can a game of corn hole and some ice cream bring generations together? It’s definitely a great way to start, as we saw during Young Leaders Day Camp! Our Young Leaders made a trip to Christian Care Communities to volunteer with their ice cream social event. Christian Care Communities is a senior living community that strives to provide a vibrant quality of life for older adults.

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Volunteer Kate Holwerk Honored

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Volunteer Kate Holwerk Honored

Kate Holwerk, or “Kate The Great,” as we call her, is one of The Cabbage Patch’s most dedicated volunteers, but we are not the only ones who have noticed the impact she makes in our community! The Younger Woman’s Club, which has served Kentucky‚Äôs nonprofit organizations for more than 90 years, has honored Kate with their Citizen Laureate award! The award was presented on May 19 at the organization’s Charities Allocations event.

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A Governor’s Scholar at The Patch!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

A Governor’s Scholar at The Patch!

We are thrilled to announce that we have a Governor’s Scholar in our midst! Janae, a long-time Cabbage Patch member who is active in our Leadership Development program, has been selected as one of Kentucky’s outstanding rising seniors.

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Hunting for the Fairy Queen’s Jewels

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Hunting for the Fairy Queen’s Jewels

It’s always exciting when Chief Pencil (Linda Baker) and Chief Crayon (Mary Ellen Stottman) bring the magic of Baxter’s Corner to The Cabbage Patch! In 2015, this dynamic duo facilitated the creativity of our young members as they wrote their second book, The Catasterous Cruise. During Spring Break week this year, they worked with our budding artists on a variety of techniques during The Cabbage Patch Young Illustrators Camp!

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The Lessons of Spring Break

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

The Lessons of Spring Break

On a windy day in Missouri, 16 year old Cara* was lagging behind her fellow Cabbage Patchers during the Spring Break biking and camping trip. Biking isn’t her favorite way to spend the day, but it’s a big part of the Leadership Development Club, and Cara is always a team player. The previous evening, she and the other girls returned to the campsite after a long day to find that their tent was broken. You might say that the trip was not all sunshine and smiles for Cara, but what did she learn?

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