A Growing Need for Accessible Agriculture

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s officially the end of summer and the beginning of fall — a time when barbecues become roasts, and a chill in the air eventually takes over. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, September 2015 brings days excellent for sowing grains, hay and forage crops. There are also good days for […]

Not Just Another School Year

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s time to head back to school! The heat of summer still lingers, but students and their families are buying school supplies, packing backpacks and getting ready for another school year. The transition from summer to school can be tough — and even more difficult for students with disabilities or […]

Adventures in Camping for All

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It’s a yearly tradition — summer camp. Pack the kids up and get them ready for a week at basketball camp or martial arts camp. Or let their inner artist emerge at a youth art camp or songwriter’s workshop. Summer camp offers the opportunity for kids to excel at hobbies […]

To Learn Yourself By Teaching Others

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing “I’m grateful for my challenges because they have pushed me in ways that are invaluable, making me more compassionate for others and very aware we all are carrying our own baggage.” Kathy Nimmer couldn’t have said it better — especially since she’s a 10th grade English teacher who also teaches […]

Changing Expectations through Sport

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Back in the 70s, Ross Lilley was a bigtime windsurfer. A tough sport to break into, this surface water sport combines elements of surfing and sailing, and it requires technique, balance, strength and determination. An ordained minister, Lilley made “radical inclusion” a life mission, believing it wasn’t worth taking the […]

Teach me the way I like it!

Barbara lost her vision when she was 7 years old due to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS). This syndrome causes damage to the mucous membrane. When she was diagnosed with SJS not much was known about the disease and there was not any therapy and she therefore lost her sight. Barbara went to the University of Evansville […]