FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Billy Henry, Executive Director
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
500 W. 8TH Street, Suite 50
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-448-7254
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837
Enrich a Life, Provide an Opportunity, Benefit Dinner & Auction, raises nearly $25,000 for Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
Vancouver, Washington—February 7th, 2012—The Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that the organization raised nearly $25,000 at their third annual Benefit Dinner and Auction on February 4th.
“Thank you to everyone who supported this event by attending, sponsoring, donating or purchasing an item, and making a gift. Funds raised will provide life-changing sports opportunities for individuals of all ages and ability levels who are blind and visually impaired. “said Executive Director Billy Henry
The event was sponsored by: First Independent, New Phoenix/Last Frontier Casinos, Vancouver Business Journal, The Columbian, Printing Expressly for You, Columbia Credit Union, Biggs Insurance Services, Riverview Community Bank, IQ Credit Union, Jon J. McMullen PS, Biggs Beer Wine and Tobacco, Dick Hannah Motors, and Beaches Restaurant.
For more information on the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, please contact Billy Henry, Executive Director, at 1-360-448-7254, or visit www.nwaba.org
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization formed in May, 2007 by a group of blind and visually impaired youth. The mission of NWABA is to provide opportunities for blind and visually impaired persons to become engaged in physical activity and sports. We will provide scholarships and host events to build confidence and physical fitness. The confidence gained from sports will inspire athletes to follow their dreams in life and in sports.