Golden String News Archive

We Are Hiring: Social Director

Golden String, Inc gives men and women who are reliable, caring & compassionate an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life. Golden String, Inc is a non-profit organization that provides recreational activities to adults and children with special needs in our surrounding communities. Golden String is looking for a part time (20 hours/week) Community […]

Our Friend Needs Help

Jenna M. Sefcik, 32 years old from Poland Ohio was born with a rare genetic disorder that affects the eyes and kidneys, Nephronphthisis. She is in need of a kidney transplant and has been on the transplant list at the Cleveland Clinic since 2017. She is blood type ‘O Positive’ If anyone is interested in […]

Coni Mitchell Soars Above Us

Alas, our own Coni Mitchell passed away on Saturday April 20, 2019, Holy Saturday.  A mere 54 years of age, Coni exuded warmth, laughter, tears, and a true dedication to improving the lives of others, often the less fortunate. I recruited Coni in 2004 to specifically work at a new day habilitation program entitled “The […]

16th Annual Drive For The Disabled – June 7th

The 16th Annual Drive For The Disabled Friday June 7th, 2019 Knoll Run Golf Course Lowellville OH, 44436 We are seeking donations for: Chinese Auction Items Sign Sponsors (Sign Sponsors are available to advertise for $125) Promotion Products -qty 150 (Company receives banner recognition at the outing) Food & Beverages (Snack items for lunch, sausage, […]

The Crew Supports the Youngstown Phantoms

On April 5th the gang went to The Covelli Center to cheer for our Youngstown Phantoms as they faced off against the Sioux Falls Stampede. The group got to kick back in a sweet suite thanks to the generously donated tickets from Compco Industries. The Phantoms went on to split the series 1 to 1 […]

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 […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019: The Pirates Steal 1st Place

Some photos from March 2019 parade! The Golden String and Purple Catters stole the show winning “Best Theme”. The PCMC band performed live “on float” during the parade. Thank you Amy Rigby for your organization and hard work!

January 20th Highlights Winter Beauty at Farm

On January 20th, 2019, the splendor of the Purple Cat farm at Farmer Casey’s Ranch was on full display.  The waning afternoon sun splashed its warmth on the chickens and guinea fowl in the hen house.  The “frizzle” chickens appreciated the warmth.  The “supermoon” (eclipse and wolf moon) illuminated the night.  We are thankful to […]

The 2019 Golden String Beer and Wine Taste

Burgan Real Estate Presents Purple Cat & Golden String Radio’s Beer & Wine Taste Tickets available now at BurganRealEstate.com/BeerAndWine $25 in advance or $30 at the door. All proceeds to benefit The Purple Cat & Golden String Radio Admission to the Beer & Wine Taste includes unlimited tastings, appetizers, music by Ovation and voting for your […]

Golden String Raids Chicago Again!

On November 5, 2018, the Golden Stringers hit the heartland of America and drove from Youngstown to Chicago. The group played Pac-Man in an Air B&B, ate “Chicago” style hot dogs and deep dish pizza, visited the Chicago Art Institute, and played many lottery games!