LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Wabash Center celebrated 60 years of business Thursday night.
About 100 people gathered at the Outpost for the organization's diamond jubilee.
Since 1953, the Wabash Center has helped people with disabilities develop daily living skills and learn to become more independent.
Newly-appointed CEO Dick Rhoad said he looks forward to the center's continued growth.
"I find myself telling my family that this is probably the best job I have ever had. There's a lot of work, a lot of anxiety and a lot of stress from a business standpoint, but we have a great staff," said Rhoad. "The whole purpose and the reason we do everything is mission driven."
Thursday night's celebration also honored former CEO Dick Ferguson and Wabash Center's first CEO Jim Tilton for their works.
As Purdue classes end for the semester, campus bar representatives and local law enforcement met to discuss what they noticed during the semester.
More than 45 kids got a special Christmas gift from the mayor of Lafayette.
Authorities make two arrests Monday night in connection with a counterfeiting case.