| Monthly Highlights |
Mar 3: STOP Trip
Mar 4: Ballroom
Mar 4: Cheerleading
Mar 5: Bowling
Mar 9: Nightbird Dance
Mar 11: Ballroom
Mar 11: Cheerleading
Mar 12: Bowling
Mar 14: Belly Dance
Mar 15: Karaoke Night
Mar 18: Ballroom
Mar 18: Cheerleading
Mar 19: Bowling
Mar 22: Cooking Class
Mar 24: Cheerleading Competition
Mar 25: Ballroom Dance
Mar 25: Cheerleading
Mar 28: Bowling
Mar 28: Belly Dancing
Ranwa Nin El-khoury
225 Newburyport Avenue Altamonte Springs Fl, 32701
830 Magnolia Drive
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
830 Magnolia Drive
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701
624 Bills Lane
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714
AMF Altamonte Lanes
280 Douglas Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Lake Brantley South
1010 Sand Lake Road
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714
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|ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FORMS REQUIRED|
Turn your form in TODAY!
Every calendar year, we update our participant forms, previously known as Medical Release Form. This form is now called the "Annual Membership Form". This form must be on file for participants to take part in our activities. Forms do not need a doctors signature and can be completed by a parent or guardian. Every participant must update this form annually.
After completed form is received, participant will be added to quarterly mailing list and monthly e-newsletter. Then participant can begin attending events of their choice. (Select programs require reservation or additional registrations).
Please click here to download our 2012 Membership Form.
Friday, March 9, 2012 - Luck of the Irish
Themed dances are held one Friday per month from 7-9pm. Cost is $2 per participant and $1 per companion/family member/guest. Dances are usually held at Eastmonte Park, excluding our June pool party which is held at Westmonte Park. Update: Only drinks and light snacks will be served.
Prizes awarded for dance contest winners, costume contest winners & birthdays! If you have a group home or a large party, please call in advance and we will reserve your group a table(s).
*Please bring a canned good to support the Advisory Board's food pantry... Assisting over 80 people per month who are in need.
NEW DANCES ON THE OTHER SIDE OF TOWN!
The Oviedo-Winter Springs Optimist Club and Oviedo Parks and Recreation now offer dances on alternate evenings. Please click here for 2011-2012 schedule.
|Every Monday Excluding Holidays
Practice is held every Monday, excluding holidays, at the Altamonte AMF Lanes from 3-5pm. Cost is $2 per game. Scores are recorded throughout the year and trophies are awarded at the Banquet with participant's high score.
This months dates:
Monday, March 5, 12, 19, 26
NEW... PIZZA MONDAYS!
Pizza will be sold for $1.75 a slice on the last Monday of each month.
NEW BOWLING LEAGUE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF TOWN!
|BALLROOM DANCING SHOWCASE|
A show you dont want to miss!
Join us for a beautiful showcase on Sunday, March 25, 2012 as our special needs dancers perform, along with special guest performers. The event is FREE with donations accepted.
Doors Open: 1pm, Show Time: 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Lake Brantley South Gymnasium
1010 Sand Lake Road, Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701
Gymnasium is located ACROSS the street from LBHS. Enter into Forest City Elementary (2nd Street Light) Park by the bus loop and follow sidewalk to the back gymnasium on the right of the school.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
www.AdvisoryBoardForDisabled.org or www.Orlando-USADance.com
Ranwa Nin El-khoury, City of Altamonte Springs, 407-571-8814, Rrelfirstname.lastname@example.org
John Davis, USA Dance, 407-614-3472, TwelveDancer@aol.com
|THURSDAY NIGHT OUT |
Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm
"Thursday Night Outs" are held on the 3rd and 4th Thursday of the month. They are designed to allow participants to get together and just have some fun! Events are held at Westmonte Park from 7:30-8:30pm. Cost: $1.00 with refreshments.
*Please let us know if you will be attending the cooking class.
Thursday, March 15 - Karaoke Night with DJ Franckie
Thursday, March 22 - Cooking with Ranger Mike
|Fun, Exercise, and Performance Opportunities
Our Special Needs Belly Dancers & family members meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Eastmonte Park to exercise & prepare for performances from 6:30-7:30pm. Cost:$15/season. Financial Assistance Available. Family members/guests dance free.
Next Practice: Wednesday, March 14 and 28
First time dancers- dance free!
"Saturday Time Out for Parents"
STOP Trips take place one Saturday a month and are socially, physically and educationally beneficial field trips. Cost: $3 per person with lunch provided. Drop off and pick up is at Eastmonte Park. *Feel free to send souvenir money for trips.
To Sign Up:
You must RSVP on the designated day a week prior to the trip by phone or email. Reservations are taken in the order received. Only one message is required. Space is limited. Please send your reservation to only: 407-571-8814 or email@example.com on the designated reservation day.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 8am-4pm
Strawberry Festival in Plant City
RSVP on Friday, February 24, 2012 - TRIP FULL
|SPRING SPRINT 5K @ CRANES ROOST PARK |
Help Support our Programs
The Advisory Board for The Disabled and the Altamonte Christian School will be joining together to host the SPRING SPRINT 5K RUN/WALK at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs on April 28, 2012. Funds raised will helps support our many programs, including STOP Trips, Nightbird Dances and more!
Considering running in this race... along side Fran, or Nin or many others! Click here for details.
CHEER THEM ON
If you have a special needs participant that would like to cheer on the runners as they cross the finish line, please contact Nin.
Thank you for your support!
Thank you to everyone who joined us on Friday, February 24, 2012 for our Spaghetti Dinner at Eastmonte Park. Money raised will help support the Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc. who financially sponsors many of recreation programs, including STOP Trips, Nightbird Dances and more!
If you would still like to contribute, please feel free to send your donation to: The Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc., 225 Newburyport Ave, Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701.
Great memories made!
This session of Winter Camp was a fun and exciting time for both campers and volunteers. During the month of February, campers enjoyed a field trip to Circle H Horse Ranch, Aloma Cinema Grill, and Wonderworks. They had a talent show, launched bottle rockets, took a martial arts lesson, ballroom danced with USA Dance.
Thank you to all of our volunteer counselors for your time!
Visit our facebook page for photos of all the fun!
|MONTHLY CALENDAR SPONSOR|
Thank you for your support
|WE ARE ON FACEBOOK|
Keep up with news, photos and more!We have created a Facebook page for our special needs recreation programs. Find us and "like" us to see pictures, announcements and more.
|WINTER/SPRING NEWSLETTER |
Download your copy of the newsletter
This quarterly publication has details on all of our winter and spring programs. Please remember that the information listed in the newsletter is more current then the calendar. Copies were handed out at the Holiday Gala or mailed to those who did not attend.
Please click here to download our 2012 Winter/Spring Newsletter.
Please click here for a list of Volunteer Opportunities.
Take a look at what is coming up in 2012
2012 Calendars were handed out at the Holiday Gala. You can also pick one up at any of our events or contact us to have one mailed to you.
Please click here to download our 2012 Event Calendar.
|SPECIAL COMMUNITY SERVICES' NEW OFFICE |
Same Park.. New Location
The Special Community Services' office has been moved to a new building. It is still located at Eastmonte Park, but can be found in the building to the right of the park's entrance gate. The physical address is 837 Magnolia Drive.
|Special Olympics Seminole County|
|Free Sports Training and Competition
Special Olympics Seminole County offers free sports training and competition in over 12 different sports. To learn more or sign up, visit www.SpecialOlympicsSeminoleCounty.org or CLICK HERE to sign up to receive their monthly newsletter.