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Lela

A Moving Experience

February 28, 2013 Comments Off on A Moving Experience
May 20 @ 7:18 am

“Yeah, I have furniture, but I don’t have no way to get it here.” Lela, 54, was talking to her case manager about her new apartment, spartanly furnished with only…

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Sylvia 17 Million Meals CICOA

Sylvia Page Dines on CICOA's 17 Millionth Meal

November 13, 2012 Comments Off on Sylvia Page Dines on CICOA's 17 Millionth Meal
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Sylvia Page, 84, the honorary recipient of CICOA’s 17 millionth meal, has snow white hair, smile lines and a soft spoken manner. And a British accent, which alerts the listener…

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Jesse

Decorated Veteran Fought at Iwo Jima

May 31, 2012 Comments Off on Decorated Veteran Fought at Iwo Jima
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Jesse is a talker, and at age 83 he has plenty of stories to share. He is a decorated veteran. He fought at Iwo Jima and earned five combat medals…

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Samantha

Samantha Proves Doctors Wrong

May 31, 2012 Comments Off on Samantha Proves Doctors Wrong
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Life can change in an instant. Sixteen-year-old Samantha Allen and her family learned this painful lesson nine years ago when Samantha was struck by a car after stepping off of…

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Beverly

Positive Attitude and Love Sustains Couple

May 31, 2012 Comments Off on Positive Attitude and Love Sustains Couple
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Beverly and James have been married for 36 years and have a home filled with love and laughter. Beverly was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1989, but faith, a positive…

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Pearl

Pearl Remembers Her Hymns

May 24, 2012 Comments Off on Pearl Remembers Her Hymns
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Lee, age 90, met his future wife Pearl at the Indiana State Fair. “I was a freshman and she was a senior,” he recalls. “I thought she was just being…

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Marian

Marian Prevents WWII Raid on New York

May 24, 2012 Comments Off on Marian Prevents WWII Raid on New York
May 20 @ 7:18 am

In 1943, Marian was working in the original L.S. Ayres Tea Room when she met an Army recruiter having lunch. As a result, Marian decided to enlist in the Women’s…

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Mary

Mary Still Enjoys Cooking, Gardening

May 24, 2012 Comments Off on Mary Still Enjoys Cooking, Gardening
May 20 @ 7:18 am

For 81-year-old Mary, staying active is not difficult. She’s soft-spoken and sweet, and greets people with a warm hug. Every day she calls members of her St. John Missionary Baptist…

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Hope at Indy Mini Marathon

Carrying Hope – How One CICOA Family Finished the Mini-Marathon

May 17, 2012 Comments Off on Carrying Hope – How One CICOA Family Finished the Mini-Marathon
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Five-year-old Hope Parker finished the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in 3 hours, 34 minutes and 23 seconds. She didn’t run or walk. Her parents, Jennifer and Andrew Parker, carried her…

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2009 Power Soccer Championship

CICOA Clients Help U.S. Team Clinch Second Powerchair Football World Cup

November 22, 2011 Comments Off on CICOA Clients Help U.S. Team Clinch Second Powerchair Football World Cup
May 20 @ 7:18 am

Case Calvert and JC Russo, members of the U.S. National Power Soccer Team and CICOA clients, recently brought home the FIPFA 2011 Powerchair Football World Cup. The U.S. team competed…

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