FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Ste. 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-448-7254
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes to Kick Off the Spring Season with a Cape Horn Trail Hike
Vancouver, Washington—March 27, 2017— Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that the organization will be kicking off their spring season of programs with a hike to Cape Horn. This event will take place April 1st at the Cape Horn Trail (Washougal, WA 98671). Participants and volunteers will meet at the trailhead at 9:00 am, and the 4-mile hike is expected to be over by 1:00 pm. Transportation will be available from Portland and Vancouver. Come and celebrate the Spring Season by soaking in the sun and enjoying physical activity! The event is open to individuals of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. For more information about getting involved, registering as a volunteer or athlete, or if you would like to coordinate transportation from Portland or Vancouver, visit www.nwaba.org or call 360-448-7254.
“We are very excited to kick off our spring season of programming with the Cape Horn Trail hike. Our spring programs provide ongoing opportunities for individuals who are blind and visually impaired to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. This will be the first of many hikes this season, and we are excited to see how many individuals will be impacted through our life-changing programs this Spring and Summer. This is only the beginning!” said Executive Director Billy Henry.
For more information on the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, please call 1-360-448-7254 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 1,300 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.