Resilience is a family tradition

Resilience is a family tradition

Describing a family is not always simple. The families of St. Louis Center come in every shape and size. Some residents have small quaint families, some have large sprawling families, and some call the SLC staff their family. One thing they all have in common is their...

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Establishing the Vision: Frank Fike

Establishing the Vision: Frank Fike

Every organization needs people to support it and to embrace its vision in order for it to grow and prosper. In the early days, when the Center was known as St. Louis School, Fr. Fortunato Turati formed what was the first Community Advisory Council. This first Council...

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Peek-at-Progress

Peek-at-Progress

St. Louis Center is happy to have visitors back on campus, and they were welcomed back in a big way. Donors were able to take a "peek at the progress" that has occurred since social distancing has limited visitation to the SLC campus. Thursday, October 7th, a group of...

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Oktoberfest fun with HB Fuller Volunteers

Oktoberfest fun with HB Fuller Volunteers

"These are some of the nicest volunteers we have had!" ... Stated by one of our St. Louis Center residents while enjoying the Oktoberfest activities On October 5, 2021 a group of 18 volunteers from H.B. Fuller hosted an Oktoberfest for all of the residents of SLC....

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Jerome Fontenot from the Beginning

Jerome Fontenot from the Beginning

Jerome Fontenot was one of St. Louis School's first residents in the early 1960's, and is now one of the Center's most distinguished seniors. Jerome Fontenot arrived at SLC at the age of 12.  He was enrolled from January 1962 through June 1965, and can still be found...

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Keavan Foss Learning to Succeed

Keavan Foss Learning to Succeed

Keavan Foss was born with Down Syndrome. When he was about 15 years old, he was having difficulty managing his feelings and his dad, Charles, was struggling to find the right programs that could really help him succeed. Throughout this period Charles scoured the...

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Lee Booth – A Smile for Everyone

Lee Booth – A Smile for Everyone

Even with all of the challenges over the past year, you can always count on Lee Booth to have a smile, something positive to say and a desire to have fun, especially if it involves dancing. Lee grew up close to his mom, Christine, and his siblings. As a single mom,...

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Joey Baker – Resilience with a Smile

Joey Baker – Resilience with a Smile

“I’m helpful. I just like helping others, I guess.”

Joey wants to make people happy and is always here to brighten the day of everyone around him. Through this hard work, Joey has built a life for himself in the community and here at the Center with his friends, rewarding in so many ways to all around him.

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