Friends Unlimited

Who Are We?
Friends Unlimited is an association of individuals with special needs and their care providers who are committed to expanding social opportunities for adults of all abilities.

Officers Board of Directors
Kellan Sarles, President Ralph Modena (Parent)
Linda Modena, Vice President Ulissa Dowell (Parent)
Shirley Barbery, Secretary Ben Sarles, (Participant)
Randy Sarles, Treasurer Christine Riggins & Russell Shrewsbury (ResCare)
Heather Vaught (MC Economic Opportunity Industries)
Kenny Franklin (Southern Highlands Comm. Mental Health Center)
Candace Nelson (Southern Highlands Comm. Mental Health Center)

Who May Participate?
Adults with special needs and their care providers.

What Do We Do?
Friends Unlimited holds monthly dances or other social opportunities such as field day events, bowling and cook-outs. All events include snacks or a meal and are free to participants. Attendance averages 150-225 people.

When Do These Events Happen?
This year, Fun on the Field (9/13/14) will open the year’s events. Dances will be held in October, December, February, March, and May (Prom); for the dates please see the 2014-2015 Schedule of Events linked below. Participants receive flyers or e-mails in advance of each event.

Where Are Events Held?
This year, all dances, except the prom, will be held at the Princeton Recreation Center on Morrison Drive.

How Are We Funded?
We are funded through several grants and charitable organizations including The Kathlyn Monk Charitable Trust, The Community Foundation of the Virginias, Wes Hinkle State Farm, and the Princeton Elks Club. We receive support from other area groups, businesses, and private donors. Donations are accepted and may be sent to Friends Unlimited c/o Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center, 200 12th Street Extension, Princeton, WV 24740.

Why Do We Exist?
Adults need fun, too. Folks of all ages and abilities enjoy a night out, time to socialize with friends, listen to music, dance, and enjoy snacks. Participants have found a community of friends, and care providers have created a network of support.

2014 - 2015 Schedule of Events

If you would like to sign up to receive e-mails or flyers please contact:

Kellan Sarles, President


Shirley Barbery, Secretary

What's Going On?

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