| Monthly Highlights |
Nov 3: No STOP- Rescheduled
Nov 4: Ballroom Dance
Nov 4: Cheerleading
Nov 4: Bowling
Nov 9: Nightbird Dance
Nov 10: STOP Trip
Nov 11: Ballroom Dance
Nov 11: Cheerleading
Nov 12: Bowling
Nov 15: Karaoke Night
Nov 18: Ballroom Dance Showcase
Nov 18: Cheerleading
Nov 19: Bowling
Nov 22: Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 26: Holiday Gala RSVP deadline
Nov 26: Registration Opens for Holiday Light Ride and Christmas Craft Camp
Nov 26: Bowling- Pizza Monday
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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
"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.
Trip Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9am-4pm
Location: Access-Life Expo Ocoee (Boating, Fishing, Archery, Crafts & more)
RSVP Date: Friday, October 26, 2012 (5 spots still available, 2 volunteers needed)
*TRIP DATE CHANGED. Nov 10 is an update to the date posted in calendar.
Friday, November 9, 2012 - Pilgrims & Indians
(And Celebrating Vinnie Coon's retirement)
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. 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).
And this month we will be wishing Vinnie Coon a great retirement at the dance!
*The Advisory Board's food pantry has closed. Thank you to all that contributed in the past year. We no longer need any canned food donations.
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 2012-2013 schedule.
BALLROOM DANCE SHOWCASE
|Sunday, November 18, 2012
Join us as more than 30 dancers with special needs and their partners showcase their new beautiful talents. After only 8 weeks of training, the dancers are ready to perform different dance styles with grace, poise, and energy!
Sunday, November 18, 2012
FREE with donations accepted
Lake Brantley South Gym, 1010 Sand Lake Road
Featuring our special dancers, volunteer partners and professional exhibitionists. Gymnasium is located ACROSS the street from LBHS. Enter into Forest City Elementary (2nd Street Light). Park by the bus loop & follow side walk to the back gymnasium on the right of the school.
Click Here for Flier
|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, November 5, 12, 19, 26
NEW... PIZZA MONDAYS!
Pizza will be sold for $1.75 a slice on the last Monday of each month.
|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.
November 15: Karaoke Night with DJ Franckie
November 22: Cooking Class - Canceled - Happy Thanksgiving
|HOLIDAY LIGHT RIDE|
Register November 26-30
We will take the bus/van to drive by local houses with beautiful light displays & Cranes Roost Park. Meet at Eastmonte Park from 6pm-8:30pm. Space is limited. Financial Assistance Available
Trips: Tuesday, December 11 or Thursday, December 13
Cost: Cost: $1.00 with Cookies & Hot Cocoa provided.
Registration: RSVP between Nov 26-30 for one of the trips by emailing/calling: firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-571-8814. Please make note of which date you wish to attend.
|NEW! CHRISTMAS CRAFT CAMP|
Register November 26-30
Join us as we create holiday themed crafts, presents, cookies, sing carols, and more. Located at Eastmonte Park from 1:30pm-5:30pm. (Campers have the option to stay at camp until the Holiday light ride at 6pm on one of the days) Space is limited. Financial Asst. Available
Tuesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 13 from 1:30-5:30pm
Cost: $10.00 with pizza dinner provided.
Campers can register between Nov 26-30 by visiting www.ASRecreation.org and click "Register Online" . Click Here for Flier
Volunteers are asked to register between November 5-21, 2012. The number of volunteers recruited will determine the number of campers we can accomodate. For more information -click here.
|WINTER CAMP |
Volunteers Needed. Camper Registration Opens Dec. 3, 2012
Camp is offered on Wednesdays for 8 weeks in January/February at Eastmonte Recreation Center. The camp include the following activities: crafts, field trips, guest speakers, bingo, and much more! Bring your own lunch and we provide the rest! The cost is $50.00 per session per camper.
Camper Registration: December 3-7, 2012 (or until filled)
1st day of camp: Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Registration Form - Click Here
Volunteer Registration:November 5-30, 2012. The number of volunteers recruited will determine the number of campers we can accomodate. For more information - Click here.
Invitations have been mailed, RSVP by November 26
Our Annual Holiday Gala is a special holiday celebration for our current and active participants to be held on Friday, December 7, 2012. Please keep an eye out for your invitation in the mail and return your RSVP Card by Monday, November 26, 2012.
|NEW BUS IS ON THE WAY|
As many of you might know, our bus has been out of service for the past year, but we hope to have a new recreation bus in early-2013! Our programs use the bus over 20 times in one year, so investing in a bus of our own is important.
If you are willing or able to contribute to this expense, please mail your Tax Deductable Donations to:
Advisory Board for Disabled, Inc., 225 Newburyport Ave, Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701
Thank you for your consideration and support!
|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.