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Annual Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 11:30  - 1:30 p.m.

The Lodge in Des Peres, Missouri

Join us as we recognize outstanding programs, providers and volunteers in the St. Louis/St. Charles County region for individuals with disabilities. Our guest speaker will be Nina Murphy, Parent and Expert in the Aging Field, speaking on the importance of leisure activities for individuals who are aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Luncheon cost is $15 per person and will include entr�e, salad, beverage and dessert.

If you have any questions about the event, and/or would like to attend, please do not hesitate to contact our office at (314) 726-6044.  RSVP for the ceremony no later than March 17th!

Evening of Entertainment 2017 General Flyer

Annual Evening of Entertainment

Thursday, April 7, 2017   - 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Jewish Community Center

Please join us for the Annual Evening of Entertainment:  Spotlight on ABILITIES fundraiser on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Jewish Community Center.  Sponsored by Access-4-All, LLC, the funds raised will assist children with disabilities access summer recreation programs of their choice.

We are currently looking for individuals with disABILITIES, both children and adults, to perform.  Click here for more information about being a contestant in the Evening of Entertainment.  If you would like to perform, click here for the Contestant Application.  Contestant Applications must be completed and submitted no later than March 15, 2017.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Katie Banister at 314-481-0633.

 

Some Great Resources on Friendships and Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Click HERE for information

 

Cycle St. Louis is a group of organizations that have come together to create a more inclusive St. Louis cycling community.  Please click here for more information about Cycle St. Louis and the events planned in 2016!

For Information on Cycle Funding Opportunities, click here and here and here

For Information on Cycle Resources, click here
Click here for the Cycle Assessment Form

Email info@recreationcouncil.org to sign up for upcoming Cycle St. Louis Events.  Please indicate your name, email address and phone number and which event you would like to attend.

 

LifeBridge Partnership is seeking volunteers to assist in their programs.  For more information, please call Jenifer Jones at 314-989-1188, ext. 105.   Information about LifeBridge Partnership can be found at www.lifebridgestl.org

 

Shop AmazonSmile and support the Recreation Council. When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer�s selected charitable organization.       Click here for more information.

 

Landeez All-Terrain Wheelchair is back in service with all new tires! This chair has 4 extra large wheels to provide superior tracking and stability on steps or slopes and is ideal for larger adults. The Landeez glides graciously over sand, snow, gravel, and soft soils so you can come in closer contact with nature. finally, you can enjoy total access even in rural settings together with family and friends. disassembles easily without tools and weighs 37 lbs. The wheels come off and the chair folds for transportation. 
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NEW Equipment for Loan:
Discover Hippocampe, the leisure wheelchair that lets you enjoy outdoor activities to the fullest, whatever the season. Imagine you are on a beach at the seaside. With Hippocampe, you can cross the sand, get over any obstacles and go right into the sea. Enjoy simple pleasures with family or friends: strolls along coastal tracks, in the woods or in the mountains. Share exciting moments and create memories with the people you love. Hippocampe has undergone stringent testing to ensure full compliance with safety standards conformity, resistance tests, endurance tests, etc. Well designed yet recreational, Hippocampe perfectly fits into the holiday environment. Collapsible, lightweight and non-bulky, you can take it anywhere in it's carryall. We also have a suitcase wheelchair ramp, a all-terrain wheelchair dolly and for winter use, a snow ski attachment for the Hippocampe chair. 
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HELP SPONSOR a child or an adult with a disability to attend a recreation program! You can also make a general donation to the Recreation Council. You may print out the donation form to send along with your payment of credit card information. There is a place on the form to designate what you would like your donation to be used for. If you have a paypal account, you may also click the donation button located on our home page to pay directly through the Paypal account. Call the Recreation Council at 314-726-6044 for more information. Click here for donation form.

 

Play is an important part of every child's life. Click here for more information on St. Louis & St. Charles County area Accessible Destination Playgrounds.

 

There is a new and easy way that YOU can help raise money to benefit the Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis. Please click below to see the information on the Schnucks eScrip Community Card program!
Click here for more info.

 

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