SOAR Fox Cities, Inc. Calendar of Events for March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month:

Thursday, March 5, 2015
SOAR to the Stars:

Banquet Venue at Fox Cities Stadium
2400 North Casaloma Drive, Appleton, WI
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Program begins at 6:15 p.m.

Join us for a fun night of networking, hors d’oeuvres, music from the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, fireworks and awards for local businesses who employ our participants.

 

Saturday, March 7, 2015
K.I.T.E. Conference:

(Knowledge. Independence. Togetherness. Empowerment.)

St. Bernadette’s School
2331 E. Lourdes Dr.  Appleton, WI  54915

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

An opportunity for parents and caregivers of people with disabilities to meet and speak with community resources focusing on planning for the future.

The conference will include the following:  A welcome from SOAR Fox Cities, three educational sessions on the topics of housing, guardianship, and employment, educational booths from community agencies and resources, a box lunch and note-taking materials, and day long program activities for children and adults (with a fee).

Conference is free with an option available for child care for ages 3-12 ($20)

 

March 9 – 13, 2015
Spirit Week:

Various Local Area School Districts

SOAR Fox Cities will be visiting local area schools to raise awareness for developmental disabilities.  Hands on workshops, penny wars and fun all week!

Check out the spirit week flyer for more info!

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Disability Advocacy Day:

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
One John Nolen Drive,  Madison, WI

Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can share your story with them. You are the expert in sharing how legislative policies affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives.

 

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Positive Picket:

Houdini Plaza:
Appleton, WI

Join SOAR Fox Cities and our participants throughout the day, as we march up and down College Ave. in Appleton, sharing positive messages with the community.

Call (920) 731-9831 for details.

SOAR Fox Cities Inc. is a local non-profit organization that provides programs and services to individuals with developmental disabilities.  We serve close to 1,200 participants and touch over 19,000 family and community members.  Our variety of services range from Youth, Adult and Family Programs, Advocacy, Community Education and the third largest Special Olympics in the state!

Will you SOAR with us?

#WatchUsSOAR
#DDAwarenessMonth

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