Events at REACH of Plano August 27th through September 20th

Celebrations All Around!

You are invited to support Disability Advocates' Successes & The Independence They Bring to Our Community

TDIF LIVE    AW Circle    IL Philosophy Workshop    North Texas Giving Day Shindig    Advocacy Award Reception

There is much for you to be happy about and to join in with the disability Community. REACH of Plano invites you to the following events –

Monday, August 27th Texas Disability Issues Forum – Political Power LITERALLY Saves the Lives of People with Disabilities – learn what the Candidates you are voting for, for Gov., Lt. Gov., U.S. Senator and more, think about our needs to be independent in our communities – Watch live at 10:00 am here – REV UP FACEBOOK

1st Wednesday of EACH month – Artist's Way Circle – September 5th 10:00 – 12:00 pm is the first of a new group for Artist's and Enjoyers of Creativity. A monthly get-together to grow, encourage and use our creativity! $5 supplies donation kindly appreciated. Call to rsvp and request needed accommodations 2 weeks prior. Julie Espinoza 972/398-1111. Held at REACH of Plano office. or email.

Wednesday, September 12th – 10:00 – 12:00 PM THE Independent Living Philosphy & Our History – Shawnett Viani presents a workshop discussing how people with disabilities were able to create a philosophy of independence that ushered in civil rights, the ADA and Centers for Independent Living worldwide. How it still is the key to our social freedom and acceptance today! RSVP with Shawnett. Must request needed accommodations 2 weeks prior. Held at REACH of Plano office. 972/398-1111.

Calling All Friends of REACH of Plano!

North Texas Giving Day is a massive event on September 20th for the community to give to their favorite causes, charities and organizations. REACH of Plano wants more! We want to spend time visiting with our co-disability advocates – that means you, and come together to work, enjoy and preserve our access to the community- please come by on Thursday, September 20th, 4 – 6 pm for refreshments and friendship as we continue to represent the disability community! RSVP by calling Julie at 972/398-1111 or email.

REACH of Plano is proud of a local Disability Advocate's National Council on Independent Living Region 6 Advocacy Award Winner – Michele Erwin. Michele has created a way for airlines, airplane designers and travelers with disabilities to fly as needed – accommodated with in flight wheelchair seating to allow more people to fly, equipment to not be damaged and continued social access forevermore in the air! We welcome you to come and meet Michele, congratulate her and see how she did this!
Tuesday, September 25th, 5:30 – 6:30 pm Award Reception. REACH of Plano office. RSVP with a Eventbrite Invitation


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