Entries by Amanda Winslow

Respite updates for the fall!

We’re excited to announce that we will be offering new options for our weekend respites this fall! In addition having two respite weekends for adults ages 18+ each month, we will have one children’s respite each month for ages 5 to 17 and one weekend of drop-in respites each month (an 8am to 2pm session […]

R.E.C. Connect News

Hello! The summer months are a perfect time to enjoy some of the beauty and activities that Michigan has to offer. We are pleased to assist all individuals in experiencing nature and outdoor activities. The Accessible Outdoors course offered on Sunday afternoons provides a great opportunity for all participants of all abilities to experience different […]

R.E.C. Connect News

Hello! In anticipation for Independence Day next week, some of our R.E.C. Connect members attended and participated in an evening concert entitled “American Rock N’ Roll Night”.  Members of the band Owl performed various songs from the 80’s and 90’s, which got all in attendance dancing,  moving in their seats or even joining in to […]

R.E.C. Connect News

Hello! This past weekend we had Glamour Night on the Town! The evening started with releasing our inner glamour diva with a little help from Mary Kay representative, Tori. After our make-up makeover, we headed over to Uccello’s for some great conversation and delish food! Do you feel like you missed out on girls night […]

Wednesday, June 28: Join IKUS for Ottawa County CMH Consumer Advisory Committee

Join us this Wednesday, June 28th, for Community Mental Health of Ottawa County‘s next Consumer Advisory Commitee meeting! Everyone is welcome! This is a great opportunity for consumers, guardians and families to ask questions about CMHOC’s programs and processes as well as receive CMHOC updates from Lynne Doyle (CMHOC Executive Director). It will be held […]

Accessible Art Creation Day with Zot Artz!

In partnership with Zot Artz we had an accessible art creation day for campers, partner programs and community participants. Accessible art tools allowed everyone to experience the full creative process in the creation of unique art pieces. A HUGE thanks to Dwayne Szot, nationally renowned artist, for providing this opportunity to create original works of […]

IKUS Life Night at West Michigan Whitecaps on August 25

Save the date! Support IKUS Life Enrichment Services while enjoying a night out at a West Michigan Whitecaps game! Join us on Friday, August 25 at 7pm at 5/3 Ballpark. The evening will feature a 50/50 raffle to benefit IKUS Life Enrichment Services Camper Scholarship Fund. Visit www.whitecapsbaseball.com to purchase tickets to the game and […]

R.E.C. Connect News

Hello! This hot weather has not held us back from having fun! With plenty of water, sunscreen and taking cover under shade, if available, we have been thoroughly enjoying this summer with friends! This week we enjoyed a performance by Rick Reuther! What a gifted musician! We also enjoyed the petting zoo visits from Critter […]

Summer Camp is Here!

Summer Camp is here and we are enjoying every minute! The weather is warm and campers are having a blast! With swimming, paddle boating, visits from the Critter Barn and Arts in Motion Studio, our days are filled with fun activities. We’ve also enjoyed evening events like a concert from Rick Reuther and karaoke. We’re […]