Isle Hero Profile: Matthew Campbell

Our ISLE hero for June 2012 is Matthew Campbell! Matthew is recouperating from major surgery and is working on physical and occupational therapy. He has been extremely brave throughout the entire ordeal. Matthew loves the Pittsburgh Steelers, Chuck Norris, police officers, and cowboy hats. Please keep  him in your thoughts and prayers.

New Mural

Miami artist, Elio Mercado graced sunny Youngstown on Saturday May 25. Mercado painted his mural “Lynched Dreams” on the side of 28 and 32 Fifth Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio. The building will someday house ISLE, Inc. and Purple Cat offices and programs. The building is located across from the WRTA Station in Downtown Youngstown. The…

Shear Excellence

Alpaca’s sheared at Farmer Casey’s Ranch.  On Friday May 10, 2013, our Purple Cat alpacas were sheared to guarantee a cooler summer for our fine Peruvian friends.  The wool will be used for looming.  Dallas Winston, Wally Castle, Beulah, and Honey Boo Boo were not big fans of the process.