Fairbanks in 2010

Fairbanks had a lot to celebrate in 2010. Here are just a few of the many milestones for the organization. Have a safe and Happy New Year!

  • Fairbanks launched a year long 65th anniversary celebration, as the oldest independent treatment center in America.

  • Hope Academy held its fourth commencement ceremony, graduating five seniors.

  • Judy Collins returned to be a guest speaker at the ninth annual Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner and Indiana Wesleyan was presented with the Richard M. Fairbanks Circle of Hope Award.

  • The new Fairbanks cafeteria opened with the ability to seat 130 people, extended hours and a new staff lounge.

  • The Serenity Garden was completed and dedicated to former Board Chairman, Rusty McKay.

  • Hope Academy’s Valedictorian traveled to Washington DC to speak at the National Press Club.

  • HOWSE implemented an animal assisted therapy program with dog, Buckley.

  • Fairbanks and Hope Academy were presented with three proclamations.

  • Two new websites launched: www.fairbankscd.org & www.fairbankshistoryofhope.org

  • Phyllis Land Usher became the new Fairbanks Board Chairman.

  • Alumni Services created new events and completed another successful Golf Tournament.