Effective July 1, Deedee O'Brien is stepping down as Executive Director of Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm, after 37 years of leadership.
Deedee says, "It is time! My passion is still and always will be with Ironstone and I will continue to work in support of the people and programs that are so important to so many." She will continue writing grants and raising money for Ironstone so it can help hundreds of people each week.
Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm has reopened its independent riding program, in accordance with state guidelines. Ironstone Farm has lessons by appointment only for riders who are able to tack up and ride a horse without assistance, to conform with social distancing and other state guidelines around COVID-19.
Current guidelines restrict what can be offered at this time. Whenever the state issues new information, Ironstone will assess whether it can expand offerings to other riders, volunteers and program participants, while following all state guidelines and Ironstone’s commitment to safely improving lives. We look forward to welcoming back all our nonprofit's friends when state guidelines indicate it is safe to do so
We can't wait to rejoin with our volunteers to improve the lives of children with special needs, veterans who have experienced trauma, elders with memory issues and others.
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