FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
703 Broadway, Ste 600
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-718-2826
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to host 2019 Paralympic Experience in Kennewick, WA on Thursday, June 6, 2019
Vancouver, Washington—June 4th, 2019— Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced that this week it will be hosting a 2019 Paralympic Experience in Kennewick, WA. The event is scheduled from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at Desert Hills Middle School (1701 S Clodfelter Rd, Kennewick, WA 99338). It is open to all K-12 students with visual impairments. Parents and Teachers of the Visually Impaired are also welcome.
“We are extremely excited to deliver another Paralympic Experience to youth who are blind or visually impaired in Kennewick, WA. 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 Northwest to ensure every person with a visual impairment is receiving services they need to reach their greatest potential in all areas of life,” said Founder & Executive Director, Billy Henry.
The event will give K-12 students with visual impairments in Kennewick an opportunity to participate in goalball, cooperative games, and Paralympic activities. For more information on the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, please contact Billy Henry at 1-360-718-2826, or visit www.nwaba.org
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.