FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Billy Henry, Founder/Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
311 West Evergreen Blvd, Ste. 200
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-718-2826
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes Host a Fall Hiking Experience in Eugene, OR
Vancouver, Washington—October 10th, 2016— Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that the organization will be hosting a fall hiking experience at Spencer’s Butte. This event will take place October 22nd at Spencer’s Butte in Eugene, OR (Spencer Butte Trailhead, S Willamette St Eugene, OR 97405). Participants and volunteers will meet at 10:00 am to hike the butte and enjoy the crisp autumn air. This event is open to individuals of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. Individuals who are under 18 will need to be accompanied by a guardian, but families are welcome. Community members are also encouraged to volunteer. To learn more about program & volunteer opportunities, please visit www.nwaba.org or call 360.448.7254.
“We are extremely excited to continue expansion of our life-changing programming in Eugene, OR with the addition of a fall hiking event. 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.
For more information on the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, please contact Billy Henry at 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. 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. 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.