Dismas Charities Portland (KY) Helps With Kentucky Derby Event

Dismas Charities became a Patron Sponsor of the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival with help of residents and staff who assisted with Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display, an event which hosted nearly 700,000 visitors. Thunder Over Louisville, is a premier event in the two week long Derby Festival of Events leading up to the Kentucky Derby […]

Dismas Charities Portland (KY) Interns Teach Lessons

On March 10, 15 Spalding University Occupational Therapy student interns provided four life lessons sessions for Portland residents. The sessions included paying attention to our feelings, practicing appropriate ways to meet needs; sleep hygiene, which explored how healthy sleep patterns can assist in the ability to accomplish one’s desired goals, and money management, which identified […]

Portland, Louisville, KY culinary class graduates three

Scott Johnson, Jerramia Wilkerson, and Robert Standridge are the latest Portland residents to graduate from Cook Jamie Hall’s intensive Kitchen Skills Training Program. Hall created the Program to assist residents develop job skills.  Cook Hall provides certificates detailing these talents to prospective employers verifying their expertise. The students were taught how to efficiently and effectively […]