Posts by Jesse

Announcing the new Kim Hazelwood Glass Library and Myra Lee Book Nook!

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

One of the most inspiring success stories to come out of The Cabbage Patch is that of the late Kim Glass, who was the first Cabbage Patch College Scholar and, later, a Patch Board member. Thanks to her hard work and the opportunities afforded to her because of her active participation in our programs, Kim became an architect and was a driving force behind The Patch’s facility expansion which was completed in 2009. In honor of Kim’s inspirational legacy at The Patch and her daughter Myra Lee’s love of reading, her friends at Virginia Chance School had a vision for the perfect tribute. This vision has become reality in the newly dedicated Kim Hazelwood Glass Library and Myra Lee Book Nook.

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Art Imitates Life

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

When is the last time you looked at a favorite piece of art or literature in a new way? The Leadership Development teens were challenged to do just that with a writing exercise that helped them analyze and reinterpret some whimsical poems by creating parodies!

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Spring Break Adventure on the Katy Trail

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

For many teenagers, Spring Break is a just a time for relaxation and fun in the sun. However, the members of The Cabbage Patch’s Leadership Development program like a little challenge and adventure in their time off from school!

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In Memory of Joe Burks, Sr.

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

The Cabbage Patch family celebrates the life of Joe Burks, Sr., a faithful supporter and tireless advocate for Louisville’s at-risk youth. Joe went to his eternal reward on March 20, 2015.

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Instructor Brings her Creative Journey to The Patch!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

At the Cabbage Patch, we have a team of specialized staff members, and it is their enthusiasm and expertise that make our programs truly unique. Because our teachers are committed to their personal exploration and success, they are wonderful role models for children who want to expand their horizons. Recently, our Recreation and Youth Development Specialist Elizabeth, who designs and runs art programs and camps at The Patch, journeyed to Japan and spent two weeks learning to make different kinds of threads from silk cocoons.

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