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“Building Blocks Ministries’ Board Of Directors And Staff Say “Thank You!”

Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 1:19 am

Pictured (from left): Front row – Building Blocks Ministries staff members; Lora Whetro, Jessica Strunk, De’Nae Hepburn, Lorraine Kutcher, Matthew Rodriguez, Maricella Rodriguez, Peter Hornbuckle. Back row – Building Blocks Ministries Board of Directors; Michael Bucher, Sally Hessburg, Paula Whetro, Terri Kracht, Curtis Henderson, Joann Smith, Peggy Hollinger.

Building Blocks Ministries held their Annual Achievement Celebration on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Wesley Center in downtown Clermont. An audience of over 175 family, friends and community partners attended the evening to celebrate with our individuals and thank our 2017 community, event, and donor partners. The Board of Director and staff are very grateful for the support of our community and would like to acknowledge those whose support allowed us to host this memorable evening. The Harper Family Charitable Foundation was this year’s Presenting Sponsor. Event Sponsors included; Coldwell Banker Tony Hubbard Realty, Sommer Sports, South Lake Computers and United Southern Bank. Table Sponsors; Advance Tech, Cashwell Accounting, Central FL Pediatric Therapy, Dennis & Carolyn Blakenship, Erb & Young Insurance, Edward Jones/JP Perry, Graphic’s Direct, Lora Whetro/Event Planner and ProFormance Roofing. Patron Sponsors included; Mark Childers, Elio and Eva Conte, Link Printing, Tom and Sue Moose, Patricia Powell, Scott and Joann Smith and Kerry and Paula Whetro. A special thank you to Lana Hollin, Professional Photographer, for capturing our night in pictures and vocalist, Rosa Figueroa for singing, dancing and celebrating with us! Building Blocks Ministries could not do what it does without the generous support of a caring community. Thank you again for your generous support! Your support allows us to fulfil our vision of “full inclusion and participation of individuals with developmental disabilities in all aspects of the community”, and our mission, “to serve individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to dream, believe and achieve; through advocacy, coalition building, and job and life skills training in a safe and trusted environment.”
Building Blocks has been serving the community since 2006 and is located at 548 S. Highway 27, Suites B & C, Minneola, FL in the Trailside Plaza next to Graphics Direct. Building Blocks Ministries is a FL Medicaid Waiver Provider and accepts private paying clients. We currently have openings for individuals to join our program! For enrollment information please contact Peter Hornbuckle, Program Manager at 352-536-9264 or To learn more about Building Blocks Ministries programs and ways to help, please visit the website and follow us on Facebook.