Progress underway for Pulaski Adult Day Service and Fall Prevention Center

Adult Day Service picBy CALVIN PYNN


The old Newbern Elementary School building is gradually coming closer to becoming Pulaski County’s location for a new adult care center.

The project for Pulaski Adult Day Service and Fall Prevention Center (PADS & FPC) has been in the works for over five years. It started as a grassroots campaign, with the intent to ease the hardships of family caregivers in the community.

Currently, the PADS & FPC is almost a year away from its expected date for completion, which is set for June 1, 2015. In the meantime, the project’s board of directors is focusing on raising money for the center through their capital campaign, which they started this past December.

According to the board’s vice chair Marcella Griggs, the organization has been working to raise money for the project through a specially defined network of ‘friends.’ This effort was facilitated through a luncheon held back in January.

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