The Bennett-Koester Family – A foster family story

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The Bennett-Koester Family has been with Maryhurst as a foster family for one year. They are open and accepting of all ages, races, and religious affiliations. Currently, the Bennett-Koester Family is fostering a teenage mom and her three year old daughter. Their ultimate goal is to adopt foster children into their loving family. Seven years ago, this loving couple of nearly 15 […]


25th Annual Celebratory Luncheon Featuring Special Guest Liz Curtis Higgs coming Tuesday, May 19 (Louisville, KY – May 13, 2015) Maryhurst kicks off its 25th Annual “Journey of Hope” luncheon on, May 19, at 11:00 am at The Marriott Downtown. The annual fundraiser highlights Maryhurst’s work with Kentucky’s abused and neglected children, as well as pays […]

Raffle Baskets for the 25th Journey of Hope


  We are looking forward to our 25th Journey of Hope Luncheon! Celebrate with us at the Marriott Downtown, May 19th. Just $10 could win you one of these awesome raffle baskets! The first, is the Beauty & Relaxation – Pamper yourself with this amazing package, values at $760 and includes: One Microdermabrasion Treatment at Avanti […]

Angela Tanner, March 2015 Shepherd of the Month

Shepherd of the Month, March 2015: Angela Tanner, Program Supervisor – Treasure Home Angela Tanner has been with Maryhurst since October 2012. After receiving her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Miami University of Ohio, she started working at a residential agency, but something was missing. It wasn’t the best fit for Tanner, so she looked into the field and found […]

Maryhurst to participate in the Mayor’s Week of Service April 18-26

Maryhurst is pleased to announce its participation in the annual Mayor’s Week of Service, April 18-26, 2015. Maryhurst will offer the following community service projects: For more information and availability of each project and to sign up for one of Maryhurst’s community service projects go to and click on “to volunteer for an existing […]

Maryhurst Announces 25th Annual Journey of Hope presented by the Brown-Forman Corporation

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25th Annual Celebratory Luncheon Presented by Brown-Forman Corporation Maryhurst is pleased to announce the details of its 2015 “Journey of Hope” luncheon on Tuesday, May 19, at The Marriott Downtown. The annual fundraiser highlights Maryhurst’s work with Kentucky’s abused and neglected children, as well as pays tribute to its many generous supporters and the accomplishments […]

Maryhurst Students engage in 6 week culinary course


Maryhurst Students are currently engaging in a 6 week Chef in Residence Program through Heuser Health. Each week, Martha Feige, (Registered Nurse with Baptist Health of Louisville & Health & Wellness Coach at Health Sync) delivers instruction about various foods and cooking techniques.  Each week, the students engage in culinary learning and hands on cooking, […]

Business & Professional Women of River City Mentoring Program

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This October, the Business & Professional Women of River City (BPW) organization and Maryhurst began a job mentoring program.  Members of BPW worked on a bi-monthly basis with girls at Maryhurst helping them with professional development, resume writing, interview coaching, job shadowing, and other job readiness skills.  The program wrapped up this month with a […]