June 2015 – Board of Directors’ hold first meeting at Wendy’s (Lucas, TX) on 6/6/15. Founding Board Members: Jim Davis, John Hoelzel, Bill Lancaster, Mary Robinson, Joan Abrams, Mary Taddiken.
June 2015 – Registered with the state of Texas as Prelude Clubhouse on 6/25/15.
September 2015 – Signed Fiscal Agent Agreement | Child & Family Guidance on 9/1/15.
November 2015 – Applied for first grant with City of McKinney on 11/1/15.
December 2015 – Raised $8,900.87 in 2015.
August 2016 – Received 501c3 on 8/12/16.
August 2016 – Received first two grants from Rockwell Collins for $1425.00 on 8/29/16.
October 2016 – Met with Vintage Church to lease their space.
December 2016 – Raised $13,460.00 in 2016.
February 2017 – Prelude Clubhouse opens the doors at Vintage Church (McKinney, TX) with 4 members and Diana McEwen as Acting Director.
June 2017 – Chelsea Robinson, Prelude Clubhouse’s first paid employee, is hired.
July 2017 – Hosted first volunteer luncheon
Hours – Tuesday & Thursday | 10AM-2PM
February 2018 – Happy 1st Birthday, Prelude Clubhouse!
August 2018 – Prelude Clubhouse relocates to Collin Creek Church in Plano.
October 2018 – Prelude Member Eric Katz, Executive Director Chelsea Robinson, Staff Generalist Diana McEwen, & Board Member Christina Judge attend Clubhouse International 2-week training at Gateway House in Greenville, SC.
November 2018 – Prelude Member Alice Darnell secures first Supported Employment Position (Dillas Quesadillas).
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday | 9AM-4PM.
February 2019 – Happy 2nd Birthday, Prelude Clubhouse!
June 2019 – Prelude Member Thien Nguyen, Staff Generalist Mimi Pollok, Staff Generalist Dunja Ravlija, & Executive Director Chelsea Robinson attend 3-day ICE training at San Antonio Clubhouse.
August 2019 – Prelude Clubhouse begins Transportation Program that provides ride assistance to individuals without access to public transportation and acquires the Clubhouse Express van.
August 2019 – Executive Director Chelsea Robinson begins working full-time, M-F.
December 2019 – Prelude Clubhouse reaches 40 total members.
Hours – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday | 8:30AM-4:30PM.
January 2020 – Clubhouse Colleagues celebrate at Prelude Clubhouse’s first monthly Birthday Bash.
February 2020 – Happy 3rd Birthday, Prelude Clubhouse!
February 2020 – Prelude Member Sumeet Gautam secures a 2nd Supported Employment position (Canyon Creek Church, SA Clubhouse).
March 2020 – Prelude Clubhouse begins offering virtual services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 2020 – Prelude Clubhouse reopens five days a week after closing for the COVID-19 pandemic with a full-time executive director, two full-time staff generalists, and two part-time staff generalists.
November 2020 – Prelude Member Connie Castaneda secures the 1st Transitional Employment position (Papa Murphy’s in Wylie).
Hours – Monday through Friday | 8:30AM-4:30PM.