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Save the Date: 2015 Quilt Auction!

By Meg | August 3, 2015

We are excited for the 2015 Quilt Auction to be held on Sunday,October 4, 2015 at Strongsville United Methodist Church in Strongsville, OH. The Quilt Auction is comprised of two parts: a Silent Auction and a Live Auction. The Live Auction Quilt Preview begins at 1:30pm. At 2:45pm the Flat Rock Choir will sing and at 3:00pm…

Mission Spotlight: Wellington UMC

By Meg | July 31, 2015

Flat Rock Homes was blessed to welcome Wellington UMC Youth Fellowship for a 3-Day mission project July 29-31, 2015. This team of 11 youth and 5 adults worked hard to paint and repair the handicap ramp at Conway home, one of Flat Rock’s 18 Community homes. They diligently painted the ramp, making sure that the…

Christmas is Here!

By Meg | July 23, 2015

  Christmas has begun at Flat Rock Homes! Our residents are joyfully looking ahead to December and have sent out their Christmas Wish Lists. Click here to see the 2015 Christmas Wish List! Are you willing to make Christmas merry for Flat Rock this year? As you set your church calendar and look at outreach opportunities, we invite you to consider “adopting”…

Reach Out 2015

By Meg | July 16, 2015

Flat Rock was thrilled to welcomed Reach Out 2015 to the Care Center campus July 15-16, 2015! This year, the Reach Out mission team helped with a wide variety of projects including, painting a handicap ramp for on of our community homes, landscaping and organizing historical information. The mission team also got spend time with…

Flat Rock Aktion Club

By Meg | June 2, 2015

Flat Rock Adult Advantages partnered with the Bellevue Kiwanis Club to form the Flat Rock Aktion Club. A ceremony and reception was held on May 4, 2015 to celebrate the charter of this club. The Aktion Club is designed to help build leadership skills, create employment opportunities, and connect Flat Rock’s individuals with the community.…

Flat Rock Celebrates the Class of 2015!

By Meg | June 2, 2015

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, student’s graduating from the Flat Rock Educational Center walked across the stage at Norwalk High School to receive their diplomas. Thomas and Caitlin, two residents of Flat Rock Care Center, were among the graduates of the Class of 2015. A small graduation party was held that afternoon at the Flat Rock…

Flat Rock Homes 10th Annual Race at the Rock a Tremendous Success!

By Meg | June 2, 2015

  On Saturday, April 25, 2015, Flat Rock Homes hosted its 10th Annual Race at the Rock where more than 375people visited the Flat Rock campus in Flat Rock, OH to participate in this milestone event which raised more than $48,000 for the children and adults served by Flat Rock Homes, Care Center and Community…

Prom 2015!

By Meg | April 24, 2015

Spring is finally here and brings with it one of our favorite events, Prom!  We celebrated with four of our individuals attending their prom on a beautiful spring evening!    Each of our residents participated in a shopping trip to select the outfit that they wanted to wear along with accessories.  We think you will agree…

Quilt Expo a Huge Success!

By Meg | March 30, 2015

To prepare for our bi-ennial Quilt Auction, Flat Rock recently participated in the Sewing and Quilt Expo at the I-X Center. We were able to reach thousands of quilters and potential supporters of our ministry. Every two years, Flat Rock hosts a quilt auction in a local United Methodist Church. In 2015 we will be…

Update on Petitions!

By Meg | March 30, 2015

In February, Flat Rock Homes, in collaboration with the Disability Advocacy Alliance, launched a petition campaign to secure the rights of individuals with disabilities and their right to choice. Thanks to Dan Jones, Chairman of the advocacy initiative and parent of a Flat Rock resident, we reached out to our network of friends, churches and…