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Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host a Silver Falls Hike Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired - 06/02/17

Contact:
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Ste. 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-718-2826
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837
http://www.nwaba.org
bhenry@nwaba.org

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host a Silver Falls Hike Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired

Vancouver, Washington--June 2, 2017--Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting a 5 mile Silver Falls Hike Experience for individuals who are blind and visually impaired. The program will be held on June 25th beginning at the South Falls Lodge Trailhead (20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE Sublimity, OR 97385). Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a moderately challenging hike. The program will be held from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Transportation from downtown Vancouver, Portland, Salem, Corvallis, and Eugene is available upon request.

"NWABA is excited to be able to provide this challenging hike experience for participants throughout the Portland Metro area and the Willamette Valley. Through opportunities like hiking, individuals with visual impairments gain confidence, build independence, experience joy and develop friendships which all correlate to an improved quality of life!" said Founder & Executive Director Billy Henry

About NWABA:
The mission of Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) is to provide life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. A group of visually impaired students formed the Association in 2007 to ensure that people who are blind were participating in sports and physical activity. Today, NWABA is a rapidly expanding charitable organization that provides more than 1,500 children, youth, adults and military veterans with visual impairments tailored programming, which improves self-confidence and self-esteem, promotes independence, creates an inclusive community of supporters, and builds the skills necessary to succeed in all areas of life including school and employment.

For information: http://www.nwaba.org or
Contact: bhenry@nwaba.org
Phone: 1-360-718-2826

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Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host a Golf Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired - 06/02/17

Contact:
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Ste. 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-718-2826
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837
http://www.nwaba.org
bhenry@nwaba.org

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host a Golf Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired

Vancouver, Washington--June 2, 2017--Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting a golfing experience. The program will be held on June 24th at Stone Creek Golf Club (14603 S Stoneridge Dr. Oregon City, OR 97045). Participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and basic skills for participating in golf. The program will be held from 9:00 AM- 12:30 PM, and lunch will be provided. Transportation from downtown Vancouver and the Portland office of Oregon Commission for the Blind will be available upon request.

"NWABA is excited to be able to provide this golf clinic again, as it is always such a popular event for our athletes. This truly life-changing opportunity will introduce participants to sports and physical activity and support NWABA's long-term vision of drastically enhancing on-going opportunities throughout the region to ensure every person with a visual impairment is receiving services!" said Founder & Executive Director Billy Henry

About NWABA:
The mission of Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) is to provide life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. A group of visually impaired students formed the Association in 2007 to ensure that people who are blind were participating in sports and physical activity. Today, NWABA is a rapidly expanding charitable organization that provides more than 1,500 children, youth, adults and military veterans with visual impairments tailored programming, which improves self-confidence and self-esteem, promotes independence, creates an inclusive community of supporters, and builds the skills necessary to succeed in all areas of life including school and employment.

For information: http://www.nwaba.org or
Contact: bhenry@nwaba.org
Phone: 1-360-718-2826

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Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host Youth & Family Water Sports Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired - 06/01/17

Contact:
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Ste. 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-718-2826
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837
http://www.nwaba.org
bhenry@nwaba.org

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host Youth & Family Water Sports Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired

Vancouver, Washington--June 1, 2017--Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting a water sports experience. The program will be held on June 10th at Vancouver Lake (6801 NW Lower River Rd. Vancouver, WA 98660). Participants will have the opportunity to strengthen fundamentals and skills for kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. The program will be held from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM. Transportation to and from the lake will be provided from downtown Vancouver and the Portland office of Oregon Commission for the Blind upon request.

"We are very excited to continue the water sports programs this summer! These events are always so popular, and it is awesome to watch participants grow in their skills throughout the season. With the expansion of NWABA's summer programs, we hope to reach more individuals than ever before!" said Founder & Executive Director Billy Henry

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes plans to host ongoing water sports experiences throughout the summer months. Each program will offer individuals who are blind or visually impaired the opportunity to experience kayaking and paddle boarding. To learn more about upcoming and ongoing programs, please visit nwaba.org.

About NWABA:
The mission of Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) is to provide life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. A group of visually impaired students formed the Association in 2007 to ensure that people who are blind were participating in sports and physical activity. Today, NWABA is a rapidly expanding charitable organization that provides more than 1,300 children, youth, adults and military veterans with visual impairments tailored programming, which improves self-confidence and self-esteem, promotes independence, creates an inclusive community of supporters, and builds the skills necessary to succeed in all areas of life including school and employment.

For information: http://www.nwaba.org or
Contact: bhenry@nwaba.org
Phone: 1-360-718-2826

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