Stories


Your Health, Our Passion

Dean


Back to Boeing

Life does not always gift us do-overs. Just when you think you have found the “perfect” fit, sometimes it is taken away for no discernable reason. There are times when the “great opportunity” will create new problems in your life that was supposedly “on the right track.” Continue reading “Dean”

Road Trip


Road Trip

The mere thought of transporting 37 people across country for a week to the “Happiest Place on Earth” would be enough to scare off most people. If not that destination, how about a week on a cruise ship in the Caribbean with multiple shore excursions? Continue reading “Road Trip”

The Dean of the Warehouse!


The Dean of the Warehouse!

Dean Gates, Production Tech & Warehouse Manager in Building 3 at 924, is truly a unique individual – even by Copa Health’s amazing standards! As a child, he was put in the care of the family of Copa Health’s Phyllis Donoho, Program Manager of Copa Health’s Employment Related Services. Continue reading “The Dean of the Warehouse!”

Freestone


Freestone

When the word “Freestone” is mentioned at Copa Health, it can mean multiple things. There is Tom Freestone, who has given decades of active service to this organization as a Board Member and as an influential member of the community. Continue reading “Freestone”

Our Friend Jeffrey


Our Friend Jeffrey

Our friend Jeffrey shares many of the same dreams all of us have had at one time in our lives. Like all of us, he gets up every day to an ever-changing world. His mind is sharp, but unfortunately his body is not. Jeffrey is confined to a wheelchair and will be for the remainder of his life. Continue reading “Our Friend Jeffrey”

Ann


Dynamic Ann

She stands a little over, well actually, maybe a little under five feet tall. Her spirit soars to the heavens and her personality doesn’t trail much behind. At 83 years old, Ann can still remember and give precise dates and descriptions of a wide variety of important events in her life, all the while exuding a positive outlook about her time on this earth. Continue reading “Ann”

Richard


Richard

Growing up, Richard Saldane was a quiet person. His childhood was a mix of playing sports with siblings and friends. Mostly, he was basically trying to fit in with his peers. Continue reading “Richard”