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 to Host a Golf Experience for Individuals Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired
Vancouver, Washington—June 2, 2017—Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that it will be hosting a golfing experience. The program will be held on June 24th at Stone Creek Golf Club (14603 S Stoneridge Dr. Oregon City, OR 97045). Participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals and basic skills for participating in golf. The program will be held from 9:00 AM- 12:30 PM, and lunch will be provided. Transportation from downtown Vancouver and the Portland office of Oregon Commission for the Blind will be available upon request.
“NWABA is excited to be able to provide this golf clinic again, as it is always such a popular event for our athletes. 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
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.