In Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Suite 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-448-7254
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837
http://www.nwaba.org
bhenry@nwaba.org

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes Expands Programming Across Idaho for Individuals with Visual Impairments

Vancouver, Washington—April 20th, 2015 – The Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that the organization is officially expanding its life-changing programs for children, youth, adults and veterans who are blind or visually impaired across Idaho.

Starting in May, 2015, NWABA will host numerous outreach clinics across the state to allow individuals who are blind or visually impaired the opportunity to participate in sports and physical activity. The following events are planned in May: Paralympic Experience Moscow on May 8th; Paralympic Experience Boise on May 9th and Paralympic Experience Gooding on May 11th-12th.  The events will be supported with the assistance of numerous volunteers and partner agencies.

“Northwest Association for Blind Athletes is extremely excited to scale our programs across Idaho and give individuals of all ages and abilities from across the state the opportunity to participate.” said Founder/Executive Director Billy Henry.

These programs are funded with support from Premier Program Partner, the KMR Group Foundation, and Gibney Family Foundation. Northwest Association for Blind Athletes would like to invite individuals with visual impairments to participate in any of the events and any community members that are interested volunteering to support the organization’s mission.

About NWABA:
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides programming to over 1,000 individuals of all ages and ability levels with visual impairments. The mission of NWABA is to provide life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. The Association was formed by a group of visually impaired students in 2007 to ensure that people who are blind were participating in sports and physical activity.

For information: http://www.nwaba.org or
Contact: bhenry@nwaba.org
Phone:  1-360-448-7254

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