Thankful Thoughts for 2020

As the leaves fall and the air chills, our thoughts turn to the season when we give thanks. On Saturday several Climbers and staff met on Zoom to pause and share a few thoughts of how we need to be thankful in all circumstances, even in the midst of the…

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A record day for golf

The 27th Annual Jacob’s Ladder Golf Tourney was held on Monday 19 October. The day was one of those not-too-cold, not-too-hot, but *just right* days in Fall when the light, the air, and all the stars align to produce a great day for golf!

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Zoom Calls and Devotionals

During the second Zoom get-together, Climbers began to think and talk about strategies of how to better deal with life DURING COVID and what Jacob’s Ladder is going to be like AFTER COVID. Kelly’s group gave us feedback about the Climbers wanting virtual field trips. One of the students stated,…

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The Passing of Chic Silver

The family of Earl Charles “Chic” Silver II announces his passing on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at the age of 76. Chic is survived by his wife, Susan; children Garrett (Kim), Austin (Brent), Andy (Kelley); son-in-law, Steve; 11 grandchildren, Chris, Grace, Jon, Coalter, Tanner, Tymber, Ethan, Skye, Connor, Lucas and…

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Out of School and Back to School

Well, this past year has been a whirlwind! Online classes, virtual graduations, the Summer Enrichment camp being cancelled – too much has happened to keep up with! One way we have been able to keep up is through our public social media page and private group on Facebook – our…

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Chic Sliver honored for 21 years of service

The Board of Jacob’s Ladder, Inc. is honored to recognize Charles “Chic” Silver for more than 21 years of service on the Board of Directors. Board Chair, Bruce Hemp, articulated Chic’s many contributions to the organization, stating: “Chic has helped Jacob’s Ladder grow into the life-changing program it is today.…

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Our Response to COVID-19

Climbers writing

At Jacob’s Ladder, we are committed to fostering the greatest possible environment for our Climbers and their families, but we believe that public health and safety should be everyone’s top priority. At this time, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), is a global crisis affecting more than 100 countries. A growing number…

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