All posts tagged "Carrie Capes"

  • Photo: A strong draw

    The Elburn Fire Department on Sunday held a raffle drawing for HorsePower Therapeutic Riding. The raffle winners were Roger Fronek (1st place, $4,675), Bob Ushman (2nd place, iPad Mini) and Jean Milz (3rd place, Amazon Kindle). The...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • HorsePower fundraiser a hit

    ST. CHARLES—A fundraiser for HorsePower Therapeutic Riding was held at St. Charles Bowl on Saturday.

    • Posted January 26, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you to CCC’s DeKalb Campus

    Thank you to Christ Community Church’s DeKalb Campus for coming to HorsePower in Maple Park for their Super Second Saturday Volunteer Days on June 9 and July 14.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • HorsePower riding program helps build skills, confidence

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park resident Carrie Capes said she learned very early on with Max, her 11-year-old son with multiple disabilities, that “a child with a disability really and truly needs a village.”

    • Posted June 21, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from Blazing Prairie Stars

    A key component to the success of many organizations is their team of volunteers. At Blazing Prairie Stars, a Maple Park therapeutic equestrian center, this is especially true.

    • Posted May 19, 2011
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  • Letter: Love horses? Be a volunteer

    Blazing Prairie Stars, a therapy farm in Maple Park, is looking for volunteers 16 and older who have at least one year’s experience with horses and enjoy working with children.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Leos buy service dog for local special-needs youth

    ELBURN—Thanks to the Elburn Leos, Max Capes of Maple Park will have a new dog next summer, specially trained to assist this special-needs youth in daily living.

    • Posted January 1, 2010
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  • Editorial: Hitting home—Illinois budget cuts would affect local families, agencies

    “Some days we are all just in tears when we don’t have relief."

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Fearing for the future

    REGIONAL—Local families with developmentally disabled children will be among those whose lives will be drastically affected if the state slashes social services funding to reduce its budget deficit.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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