Eric Valdes

The generosity of the Couch family has inspired me to be a better philanthropist and to volunteer, get involved, and give back to the local non-profits and other charitable causes. I couldn’t think of a better recipient for their commitment…

Amanda Johns

I met TJ at MOSI when I was a teenager, and he was my boss. He created a safe place for me to be myself during a time of great transition in my life. He held me accountable when I made mistakes. And he gave me grace when I needed it most. I…

Betty Hagan

I have been a member of LEC approximately 16 years. I appreciate what T J Couch and his family have done for LEC all these many years!!!! THANK YOU T J,,

Rebecca Hessinger

When I "inherited" the County's Historic Preservation Challenge Grant program, I met T.J. for the first time. He is a very valuable and professional member of the County's citizen review committee of this program. His leadership, calming demeanor,…

Theodore Couch Sr.

Our entire family is proud of TJ for his willingness to unselfishly contribute his time, resources and talent to any endeavor that benefits community and people. As I recall his attraction to the life Enrichment Center was his early adult experience…

Michelle Novacek

This is one of the nicest tributes that I've ever seen or read. I knew TJ was passionate about the LEC and am not at all surprised at the volume and breadth of his dedication. LEC has become so vibrant. I just donated (of course!) not only because…

Martin Kledzik

Very early on after I joined LEC a number of years ago, I heard the name T.J.Couch being used frequently. Apparently, he had a lot to do with the LEC and was on the Board of Trustees. It wasn’t until some years later that I met T.J. in…
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Murphy Tribute

As a Leader: He is not interested in pushing an agenda, or his own interests, and will not give advice unless asked- except when it’s necessary.   He is extremely intelligent, and knowledgeable in a wide variety of topics,  …

McEvoy Tribute

Every once in a while you have an opportunity to learn something, and become a better person because of it. For me, that opportunity happened when I joined the Board of the Life Enrichment Center and got to know T.J. Couch. T.J. was my role…