New gazebo finds home for those at Pathway

Freda A. Nix

Pathway Products and services Endless has a new addition to include to the life of individuals served by the agency — a new gazebo specifically created to accommodate people in wheelchairs and a larger sized house to delight in the working day. 

While the site are unable to be shared for the privateness and security of those residing at houses, Pathway Executive Director Ryan Dowd said that other individuals from Pathway will be capable to appreciate it in addition to keeping group functions like cookouts.

The gazebo signifies more than just a location to sit and take it easy. For Dowd, it’s “a distinctive reward for men and women that do not commonly get exclusive presents.”


“A thing like this that arrives together is a tribute to the guardians and household,” he explained.

The 12-by-24-foot gazebo is a Victorian-design and style construction that isn’t going to have any seats, allowing for space for folks in wheelchairs to delight in the space and not feel cramped. It also has a wider doorway for ease of entry and is screened in. 

“There are a handful of last moment items that will need to be performed, but it is really mainly ready,” Dowd claimed. 

But, it was the work of village that manufactured this gazebo appear to everyday living. 

Dowd mentioned that all those dwelling in residences rallied collectively and lifted the resources. To equilibrium the change, a single guardian stepped up. 

“This one particular guardian was the 1 that received it rolling,” Dowd reported of the concept that was presenting 6 months ago. “The folks paid out half, and he compensated the other 50 percent.”

With Dowd getting the place of govt director early this calendar year, he is very pleased and enthusiastic that the gazebo is a person of several matters to come to gain the lives of all that are concerned with Pathway.

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