6 Week Ceremonies

October 4, 2019

Our October Certificate Ceremony had 7 women and 8 men that participated.  Our guest speaker was Rev. Steve Boorsma.  Also present for the men’s ceremony was Jay Yochum, Doug Hazelman and  Dan Mooney. Present for the women’s ceremony was John Vendes and Doug Hazelman.

Women’s Ceremony Oct. 4, 2019

Men’s Ceremony Oct. 4, 2019

August 23, 2019

Our August Certificate Ceremony had 6 women and 5 men that received certificates.  Our guest speaker was Rev. Peter Haskins, with guest Nancy and Doug Hazelman and Sheriff Doug Vantlin.

Men’s Certificate Ceremony Aug. 23, 2019

Women’s Certificate Ceremony Aug. 23, 2019

July 12, 2019

There were 6 women and 10 men who participated in our certificate ceremony this month.  They have all worked very hard.  Congratulations to all of them!  Our guest speaker this month was Pastor Ryan Lowery.  We also were happy to have County Councilman David Culp, our LAM board President Steve Coomer, LAM board member Julie Hoeppner and from the Sheriff’s Dept. Dan Mooney (women’s picture) and Mike Fisher (men’s picture).

Women’s Certificate Ceremony July 2019

Men’s Certificate Ceremony July 2019

June 7, 2019

In June 6 women and 8 men received certificates for 6 completing 6 weeks in the LAM program.  This isn’t a graduation from the program only a recognition that the participant has completed 6 weeks.  They continue on in the program as long as they are incarcerated and following all the rules of the program.  Our speaker this 6 weeks was Pastor Jay Howder of Bunker Hill General Baptist Church.

Men’s Certificate Ceremony June 7, 2019

Women’s Certificate Ceremony June 7, 2019

April 26, 2019

The April Certificate Ceremony had 7 women and 11 men that received certificates.  Our guest speaker was Mike DeCoursey from Bethel Church in Freelandville.

Women’s Certificate Ceremony ~ April 2019

Men’s Certificate Ceremony ~ April 2019

March 15, 2019

Our second certificate ceremony of 2019.  Our ceremonies are not a graduation but a recognition of 6 to 8 weeks in the program.  A LAM participant may go through several certificate ceremonies.  Our guest speaker for this ceremony was Debbie Salters from Thursday Church.

Men’s Certificate Ceremony March 2019

Women’s Certificate Ceremony March 2019

January 11, 2019

Our first certificate ceremony of 2019!  We welcome our new Sheriff Doug Vantlin, our guest speaker Debbie Payne, Kristen from Congressman Bucshon’s office, and Mike Carney President of KCARC.  Also pictured Marsha Bishop LAM Director, Adam Walters Men’s Coordinator and Tania Willis Women’s Coordinator.

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  1. I am so happy that there is a program such as this to help incarcerated people get their lives back on track. I have a daughter in the program and she is very proud to be participating in this program.

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