| Monthly Highlights |
June 4: Bowling
June 4: Session 2 Swim Stars
June 6: Summer Camp
June 8: Nightbird Dance
June 11: Bowling Banquet
June 13: Summer Camp
June 18: Bowling
June 18: Session 3 Swim Registration Opens
June 20: Summer Camp
June 25: Bowling
June 27: Summer Camp
June 27: Belly Dance
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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
Friday, June 8, 2012- Hawaiian Pool Party @ Westmonte
Rain or Shine! Bring swim suits/towels if you wish to swim.
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.
|THANK YOU WKMG LOCAL 6|
Celebrating 30 years of friendship, softball and fun!
WKMG Local News has challenged our STOP participants to a game of softball, leaving the Altamonte All-Stars as victorious champions every year. On Saturday, May 12, 2012 the All-Stars won their 30th game in a row!
This game started off at Westmonte Park and eventually moved to the Miracle League in Orlando. Just a few years ago, the game was brought to Eastmonte Park where we played with home court advantage on the newly constructed adaptive Buddy Ball Field.
This year's celebration was extra special and the photos are a great testimony of the joy and happiness shared! Visit our Facebook Page to see all the great photos!
Thank you to WKMG for their ongoing support. Food was donated by Publix, McDonalds and Blue Bell Ice-cream. Commemorative hats and shirts were provided by Dan Newlin.
|SPECIAL NEEDS SWIM LESSONS|
Ages 3 and up
We now offer swim lessons geared toward individuals with special needs ages 3 and up. Sessions are designed to meet the needs of each individual by offering (8) 15-minute classes with 1:1 instruction (1 swimmer to 1 instructor). Classes are held M-Th in a time slot between 6pm-6:45pm. Cost:$40/session for residents and $55/session for non-residents. Financial assistance available.
Click here for more details. Register Online at www.ASRecreation.org
Remaining Session Dates:
Session 2: June 4 - June 14 Registration opens: May 29 at 9:00am
Session 3: June 25 - July 5 Registration opens: June 18 at 9:00am
Session 4: July 16 - July 26 Registration opens: July 9 at 9:00am
Session 5: August 13 - August 23 Registration opens: August 6 at 9:00am
|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, June 4, 18, 25
NO BOWLING ON June 11- Bowling Banquet
NEW... PIZZA MONDAYS!
Pizza will be sold for $1.75 a slice on the last Monday of each month.
Please click here
for information on the Bowling Banquet. RSVPS were due by May 7, 2012 and the event is FULL.
|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.
Practice: Wednesday, June 27
First time dancers- dance free!
Camp starts on Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Summer Camp is just around the corner and the counselors are excited for a great summer! Thanks to all the great volunteers who stepped up to help, we are able to offer summer camp to 90 campers this year, nearly doubling last years count!!
Registered campers, please click here to download a copy of the camp schedule. Have a great summer!
"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.
Trips resume in Fall 2012
|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.
Resumes in Fall 2012
|THANK YOU DARDEN|
We are excited to announce a new grant!
The Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc. is excited to announce that we have received a Restaurant Community Grant from the Darden Foundation! We are proud that our local Darden restaurants, Olive Garden and Red Lobster, have identified us as a leader in our community and is supporting our work to run a Food Pantry to those in need. The two restaurants helped award a total of $2,000 towards our grant.
You can continue to help support the pantry by bringing a canned good to any Nighbird Dance. Together we can assist over 80 people per month who are in need.
If your family needs food assistance, please contact Vinnie Coon to schedule an appointment, 407-571-8812.
|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.
|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.
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.