For an agency that has been providing services for forty-seven years, we continue to celebrate our successes while perpetually looking forward to increasing the numbers of people and families we support through program diversity and fulfilling recognized needs.
As the agency celebrates the forty-fifth year of providing services, we are using this benchmark as an opportunity to both reflect on our continued community impact while also looking at the challenges ahead.
As the agency heads into its 45th year of providing services, we are excited about the continued successes and opportunities for growth.
I hope you enjoy reviewing some of the activities and accomplishments Waves achieved during fiscal year 2016. We have had a successful year empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to progress toward their full potential by helping people achieve their goals. Those goals included employment; having meaningful relationships; and contributing to the life of […]
We are excited to share with you some of the wonderful accomplishments Waves achieved during fiscal year 2015. For example, the services we provided resulted in people getting their very first job, having a home of their own, going on vacation, volunteering in the community, using sign language to communicate with others, and learning to walk. […]
This has been a time of transition for Waves. We have many new faces including a new Executive Director, Human Resource Manager, Adult Services Director, and Early Intervention Program Coordinator. Though these changes have been significant, we have benefited from them.
During this fiscal year, we streamlined in several ways. We sold a home in our residential program, moving clients to a more efficient subsided home owned by Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County. Our Franklin Day Program increased capacity and restructured for the inclusion of private pay and Choices Waiver participants. Our Early Learning Program […]
Community Partnerships: The presentation of the First Annual Mary Ann Sugg Community Enhancement Award was given during Waves Celebrate the Arts Fundraiser to Ravenwood High School in recognition of creating a culture of inclusion. Homecoming King, Austin Wallace, accepted the award. Four residents moved into two newly renovated homes in Spring Hill. Waves is fortunate […]
Community Partnerships: United Way’s “Day of Caring” volunteers worked in Waves day centers, administrative offices, and service recipients’ homes. Participating organizations include: Merck, Journal Communications, The StrategyCorps, Reliant Bank and AT&T Pioneers. Wellpoint volunteers made home improvements in our Chestnut III home. Members of Franklin First United Methodist Church Painted, landscaped and cleaned gutters in […]
Community Partnerships: A member of Waves Honorary Board hosts a House Party benefitting Waves United Way‟s “Day of Caring” volunteers worked at Waves day centers administrative offices and service recipients‟ homes; Participating were Atmos Energy, Pioneers of AT&T, Enterprise Rent-a-car, Genworth and Sprint Williamson Memorial Funeral Home donates revenue from sales of Christmas ornamentsn to […]