ISLE Boys Take Chicago By Storm

This September ISLE hosted its annual trip for friends to the “Windy City”.  Chicago dogs, an architectural tour of the skyscrapers along the Chicago River, Old Style Beer, lottery playing, pizza and “panny-cakes” were all enjoyed by the crew!  See you next year Chicago!

MVR Bocce Day

On Tuesday June 25th-Purple Cat had the pleasure of working with a group of  YSU Physical Therapy students for what turned out to be the most beautiful little field trip for a game of corn hole and bocce at the MVR! In years past, they have coordinated a whole day of golf for us, but…

April Employee Spotlight: Jude Mikulich

April Employee Spotlight: Jude Mikulich

Q) How many years have you worked/volunteered at Isle, Purple Cat, or Golden String? A) 1⁄2 years Q) What do you do for the organization?A) I work with our theatre, radio station, P.C.M.C. band, and help our individuals with singing. Q) Name a client from Isle, Purple Cat, or Golden String that inspires you, and…

New Castle News: People with special needs have variety of options at Farmer Casey’s Ranch

New Castle News: People with special needs have variety of options at Farmer Casey’s Ranch

The picturesque red buildings, a 9-acre lake, geese grazing in the grass and live farm animals deliver a peaceful setting. Farmer Casey’s Ranch, part of the Purple Cat group and its largest location, is a day-program vocational facility in Coitsville that allows ample opportunities for each person with developmental disabilities to achieve his or her…

Two Additional Peacocks Added to Farm

Two Additional Peacocks Added to Farm

On March 23, 2019, two female peacocks were added to the Purple Cat family. The females were added to compliment two males that were rescued in 2018.  There are now four pairs of peacocks at Farmer Casey’s Ranch.  We are hoping for more eggs and peachicks soon! Also added were a pair of Golden Pheasants. …

Two Best Friends:  Gaye and Debbie

Two Best Friends: Gaye and Debbie

Gay and Debbie reside together in Poland, Ohio and often work together at the Purple Cat. Currently they work together at the Morley Theater site. They are often hand in hand and help each other on and off the van daily. They are exuberant and full of life. Dancing, singing, art and saying “I love…

Get the new P.C.M.C. CD!

The brand new self-titled CD by P.C.M.C. is here! Click the image below to print out the order form. You can also order online at https://purplecatfanclub.bigcartel.com/product/p-c-m-c-s-debut. Please make checks payable to Purple Cat. Print this order form and return to any site supervisor or mail completed form with payment to: PCMC 12 S. Phelps St.…

Donation Day for Susan Cramer

Donation Day for Susan Cramer

Susan collects pennies at all our Purple Cat locations for St. Jude Children’s Hopital! She collects, rolls, and keeps the pennies in a special bank account and donates throughout the year. Today she got a donation cashier’s check written out for the amount of 700 dollars! Next time you see Susan around town tell her…