In August 2018, for Walter Mootz’s birthday, a group from ISLE and Golden String Inc. visited Memphis for music and camaraderie. The group visited Graceland, Sun Records, and Stax Records. They flew from Pittsburgh to Memphis and enjoyed authentic BBQ on Beal Street. See you next year in the “jungle room”!
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Geneva on the Lake!
The last days of May 2017 were great ones for some Golden Stringers and ISLE clients. ISLE clients swam, bowled, played basketball and football and frisbee, shopped, and ate french fries and ice cream sundaes on the strip. The trip was coordinated by Jill Perencevic and Lisa Williams. Fifteen individuals participated in the trip. The…
ISLE Folks See Bucs Pull Out A Victory
On Monday May 16, 2016, four ISLE clients watched the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Atlanta Braves 8-5. Walter, Earnie, John, and Danny ate at Mullins and searched for the Pirate Parrot. Earnie actually purchased a Pirate Parrot to take home. Go Bucs!
The Gang Hits The Nation’s Capitol
In March a group of Purple Catters took a trip to Washington DC just in time to see the Cherry Blossoms bloom! The gang hopped the Amtrak train out of Alliance, OH at 3AM and enjoyed the scenery for 10 hours to the nation’s capitol. They spent three days seeing all that there was to…
Viva Las Vegas!
On Wednesday November 18, 2015, four ISLE/Purple Catters toured Las Vegas. The group flew from Pittsburgh to Las Vegas for three days. The group toured Caesar’s Palace and The Venetian resorts. Shopping, gambling, swimming, and eating filled the days and nights. There was also a party bus and Limousine ride. The Fremont Street experience in…
“The Champ” Hosts Harvest Dance for ISLE, Purple Cat, and Golden String
Ray Mancini is a kind man. He also understands the mission of ISLE, Purple Cat, and Goldenstringradio.org. On Friday, October 9, 2015 his foundation, The Ray Mancini Foundation, sponsored and hosted a Harvest Dance at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman. Over 150 of his new friends from the organizations attended the dinner. They were treated to…
ISLE Group Hits the Windy City
In May, a group from ISLE Inc. took a trip to Chicago. The group stayed at an Embassy Suites in Downtown Chicago. Some highlights of the trip included eating at the Weber Grill (where they cook on charcoal grills inside), and a Chicago White Sox game. The boys traveled by van with staff members Jimmy…
The Boys tour Chicago
In September 2014, ISLE clients Jim H., Isaac G., and Howard M. toured the Windy City. The trip included a Cubs game at Wrigley Field and a blues concert at Buddy Guy’s. The boys flew to Chicago and spent 3 days there.
On Monday July 28, 2014 ISLE and Purple Cat friends hired a charter bus to Kennywood Park. The rainy skies did not dampen spirits on the midway. Corn Dogs, Funnel Cakes, and the Potato Patch were all big hits. Here, friends Hannah and Susie ride the Grand Prix bumper cars. Mark Hancock (Quake) from Goldenstringradio.org…
ISLE Girls Visit Sunny Florida
A few ISLE girls recently visited sunny Florida with their Site Supervisor, Lisa Williams. The girls flew into Orlando and enjoyed the wonders of Disney. This trip is one of the many trips supervised by ISLE at the request of its friends with disabilities.