Master of Ceremonies: Kristen Pflum
Entertainment: The Mercy Men Band
Catering: Hors d'oeuvres, Dinner Buffet & Cocktails provided
Auction & Activities: Silent/Live Auction, Photo Booth, Horse Farm Tours, and a wonderful evening of music, dancing and friends!
The Nest Center for Women, Children, and Families was formed in 1977. Originally operating as two organizations, the Lexington Child Abuse Council and the Womenâ€™s Center of Central Kentucky, these organizations joined forces to become The Nest. The organization streamlined the work of both entities into one that could provide high quality, comprehensive services to women and families in crisis while working to prevent child abuse and neglect. The center has continually offered resources for families to develop the skills and habits needed for a healthier lifestyle.
Women have long been the primary users of the organizationâ€™s services, and resources at The Nest have consistently included child care, counseling services, parenting classes, and crisis case management.
The Nest Child Care Center provides child care services to families as well as drop-in child care to accommodate parents who are under stress and need time away from their children. This service allows parents who have no support system for child care make it to appointments or simply to have a needed break, while knowing their child is in a safe, nurturing environment.
The child care center was forced to close for much of 2009, but reopened in March 2010. It continues to provide care with an educational emphasis that helps a child develop and learn with peers. It also continues to provide respite child care.