[tabi] FW: August No Barriers News - FL Disabled Outdoors Association

  • From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 20:51:47 -0400

From: fdoa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:fdoa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
Of Laurie LoRe-Gussak
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2012 3:21 PM
Subject: August No Barriers News - FL Disabled Outdoors Association

SportsAbility Ocala - October 5-6, 2012
Friday, October 5th features a Disability Resource Expo, therapeutic horseback 
rides, SCUBA, bocce, golf, outdoor lawn games and much more. A new addition 
this year is a visit from Gentle Carousel's therapeutic miniture horses. These 
tiny adorable miniture horses delight the young and old and often form an 
immediate bond with people with disabilities.
Saturday, October 6th features many of the lake water activities such as the 
ever popular pontoon boat rides and sit water skiing. In addition, kayaking, 
nature trail rides, bocce, archery, and much more will be available for people 
of all abilities to enjoy with their family and friends. People with all types 
of disabilities are welcome to SportsAbility. Every year, people attend from 
all over the state to learn and try new things, gain confidence, meet people, 
and have a wonderful time. SportsAbility is free to all ages and all abilities 
thanks to community support and sponsors. fdoa.org/programs/sportsability/ocala
Paralympics - Don't miss it!
More media coverage than ever before is scheduled for the Paralympics being 
held August 29th - September 9th. In addition to online coverage, NBC Sports 
(NBCSN) will air one-hour highlight shows on Sept. 4, 5, 6 and 11 at 7 p.m. 
EDT. Following the Paralympic Games, on Sept. 16, NBC will broadcast a 90 
minute special from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT. Over four thousand athletes will compete 
from 160 different countries in London, England. Sports such as alpine skiing, 
archery, goalball, para-cycling, power lifting, rowing, sailing, shooting, 
swimming, para-table tennis, and boccia will be held. Also, the wheelchair 
sports of basketball, curling, dance, fencing, rugby, and tennis will be held.  
For more information on the paralympics go to paralympic.org. 
Smart Phones Can Access the 
Resource Referral Network
Smart phones can use the Resource Referral Network by going to 
carme.pnmi.com/fdoa_org_v2/Database/RRD  The Resource Referral Network allows 
people to search by county, type of resource (i.e. product, destination, 
program), or type of activity (i.e. basketball, martial arts, swimming, etc.) 
Most of us don't realize all the resources available in our area. This list is 
not inclusive. In fact, if you know of an accessible resource that is not 
included or that should be updated, please e-mail the information to 
info@xxxxxxxxx The Resource Referral Network can be found on-line at 
 The Florida Disabled Outdoor Association's listing of recreation services does 
not constitute an endorsement of any program, service, product, event or 
destination. This database is for information and referral purposes only. By 
using this resource, the user agrees not to hold the FDOA liable for problems 
that may occur.
Florida Disabled Outdoors Association | 2475 Apalachee Parkway, Suite 205 | 
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Tel: 850-201-2944 | Email: info@xxxxxxxx


Florida Disabled Outdoors Association | 2475 Apalachee Parkway, Suite 205 | 
Tallahassee, Florida 32301 | United States 

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