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Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Host a Judo Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired in Portland, OR - 11/07/17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 Judo Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired in Portland, OR

Vancouver, Washington--November 3, 2017--Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting a Judo experience in Portland, OR. The program will be held on November 15th at Portland Judo (2335 NW 23rd Pl. Portland, OR 97210). Participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and basic skills for participating in Judo. The program will be held from 6:30 PM -8:30 PM. Transportation from downtown Vancouver and the Portland office of Oregon Commission for the Blind will be available upon request.

"Northwest Association for Blind Athletes is excited to be partnering with Portland Judo to deliver this experience to individuals with visual impairments in our community. 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 an Adaptive Swimming Clinic for Individuals who are Blind and Visually Impaired in Vancouver, WA - 11/07/17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 an Adaptive Swimming Clinic for Individuals who are Blind and Visually Impaired in Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, Washington--November 7th 2017--Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be launching their adapted swimming clinic program for individuals who are blind and visually impaired in Vancouver, WA. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 18th at Washington State School for the Blind (2297 E McLoughlin Blvd Vancouver, WA 98661). This event is open to all individuals who are blind or visually impaired, but individuals under 18 will need to be accompanies by a guardian. The program will be from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and transportation from Oregon Commission for the Blind Portland office is available. This is the first of the swimming clinics NWABA will be offering during the fall and winter seasons.

"We are extremely excited to launch this winter program for individuals who are blind or visually impaired in our community. The expansion of the swimming program represents NWABA's long-term vision of enhancing and expanding on-going, consistent programming to improve the quality of life for individuals of all ages and abilities with visual impairments across our community," 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 more information on Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, please contact Billy Henry at 1-360-718-2826, or visit www.nwaba.org.



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 an Adaptive Swimming Clinic for Individuals who are Blind and Visually Impaired in Eugene, OR - 11/07/17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 an Adaptive Swimming Clinic for Individuals who are Blind and Visually Impaired in Eugene, OR

Vancouver, Washington--November 7th, 2017--Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting an adapted swimming clinic for individuals who are blind and visually impaired in Eugene, OR. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 11th at Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center (2443 Willakenzie Rd. Eugene, OR). The event is at capacity with registrations, but if anyone has interest in volunteering, they are encouraged to contact NWABA at 360-768-5649. This is the first of the swimming clinics the Association will be offering during the fall and winter seasons.

"We are extremely excited to provide this swimming program for individuals who are blind or visually impaired in our Eugene community. The addition of the swimming program represents NWABA's long-term vision of enhancing and expanding on-going, consistent programming to improve the quality of life for individuals of all ages and abilities with visual impairments throughout the Willamette Valley." 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 more information on Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, please contact Billy Henry at 1-360-718-2826, or visit www.nwaba.org.



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