The Larrabee Center, Inc. Newsletter
FALL 2018
We are dedicated to assisting persons with disabilities and the elderly to become or remain valued members of the community since 1989.
15th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser
 A Night to Remember
 
On October 13th, The Larrabee Center held our 15th Annual Trinkets & Togs Fashion Show Fundraiser. It was truly a night to remember. Held at the Waverly Country Club and emceed by Dr Celina Peerman, the event showcased clients, staff and their families, customers of Trinkets & Togs and community members modeling fashions from
the thrift store and bringing awareness to the
mission of The Larrabee Center.
 
 
Those in attendance enjoyed live music from The Chocolate Crackers while enjoying refreshments and shopping the Trinkets Boutique. Fund were raised through the Raffle and Silent Auction, sponsored by local businesses with 100% of proceeds benefiting our Employment Support Services. This year’s event raised over $8,600! And it could not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors.
 
 
 
 
We would like to give a special THANK YOU to our top sponsors:
 
 
 
  
 
Supporting Seniors
 
At the end of the summer, we held our annual 65-65 Campaign to raise funds for our Senior Services Program. We were humbled by the outpouring of support from the community. We raised $2,860.00 through this campaign. These funds help provide essential services to seniors in our community, allowing them to maintain their quality of life and live safely in their own home. Our services not only benefit our clients, but also give peace of mind to their loved ones.
 
We’d like to extend our gratitude to Ed & Rose Bahlmann, Dr John & Edna Brunkhorst, Steve & Micki Denner, Gary Duneman, Jan & Wayne Fiscus, Reid & Marsha Koenig, Tom & Elaine Lawler, Margaret Phelps, Mark & Linda Podhajsky, Allyn Ramker, Dean & Suzanne Shoars, Jean Waschkat, and Mary Wells.
 
We would also like to thank and recognize the following local businesses who support our mission: Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes, KC Auto Body, LTD, and REMAX Home Group Signature Realty.
 
Community Partners 
 
We can’t do what we do alone. We are so grateful for partners in the community who help us fulfill our mission. 
 
 
We are pleased to have received the support of Veridian Credit Union Fund for helping us further our mission of inclusion for all individuals in the community.
 
 
 
We are honored by our continued partnership with the Waverly-Shell Rock Area United Way. Together, we are able to provide employment supports to youth and adults with disabilities through on-the-job training at local businesses including Trinkets & Togs Thrift Store.
 
 
We would like to recognize Kristi Demuth, American Family Insurance Agent in Waverly for her continued support of our mission and to the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation for their belief that all individuals should be valued members of their community.
 
#GIVINGTUESDAY
We have a day for giving thanks, two days for getting deals, and a day to GIVE!
 
Join the global day of giving the Tuesday after Thanksgiving!
 
Together we can make difference! 
Trinkets & Togs Thrift Stores 
 
Thank you to everyone who voted for Trinkets & Togs Thrift Store in the Courier’s Best of the Best. We received an honorable mention in Collectibles.
 
 

 
 

 

 
VOLUNTEER WITH US
 
Be a part of our mission by volunteering at Trinkets & Togs Thrift Stores! All locations need help accepting and sorting donations and maintaining the sales floor. 
 
Contact us today!
(319) 352-8029 Waverly
(319) 825-8030 Grundy Center
(319) 260-2237 Cedar Falls 
 
Follow us on Social Media!
 
Invest in the Future of The Larrabee Center
 
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A gift to our endowment ensures the mission continues for years to come. Each gift will continue to grow as it is invested on behalf of the agency. Not only does your gift benefit us but it also benefits YOU!
 
By donating to our fund you become eligible for a 25% Endow Iowa Tax Credit. 
 
If you’re passionate about our mission and want more information about contributing to our endowment fund, please contact the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa at
(319) 287-9106  or  online at
 
 
NEW LOCATION OPENING IN CEDAR FALLS!
 
We are thrilled to be expanding our retail operations and our mission to Cedar Falls with a new thrift store location. We will be located in the College Square Mall area, adjacent to Slumberland Furniture at 6607 University Ave, Suite C. Revenues from the sale of donated goods will continue to support services for youth and adults with disabilities and the elderly. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 We will begin accepting donations at the new location Tuesday, October 30th during designated hours
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
 
We look forward to announcing our opening day later in November.  
 

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The Larrabee Center, Inc.
117 11th St. NW
Waverly, IA 50677

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