From: Ranwa Nin El-khoury
Sent: Monday, February 22, 2010 11:21 AM
To: Ranwa Nin El-khoury
Subject: March E-News from the City of Altamonte Springs- Special Community Services

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City of Altamonte Springs & Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc.
MARCH 2010 e-REMINDERS


 

Monthly Highlights

Mar 1: Bowling

Mar 6: STOPTrip

Mar 7: Cheerleading

Mar 7: Ballroom Dancing

Mar 8: Bowling

Mar 10: Bellydancing 

Mar 11: Crafts & Games

Mar 12: Nightbird Dance

Mar 14: Cheerleading

Mar 14: Ballroom Dancing

Mar 15: Bowling

Mar 18: Karaoke Night

Mar 20: Cheer Competition

Mar 21: Cheerleading

Mar 21: Ballroom Dancing

Mar 22: Bowling

Mar 24: Belly Dancing

Mar 25: Cooking Class

Mar 28: Ballroom Dancing

Mar 29: Bowling

 

 

NEW Photos Online! 

Nightbird Dance- Click Here  


STOP Trip- Click Here  


Winter Camp- Click Here  

 

And More!

 

Contact Information

Activities Coordinator:
Ranwa Nin El-khoury
W: 407-571-8814
C: 321-463-0675
F: 407-571-8809

  Email:
rrel-khoury@altamonte.org

Mail To:
  225 Newburyport Avenue Altamonte Springs Fl, 32701

Office Location:
Eastmonte Park
830 Magnolia Drive
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Activity Locations:
Eastmonte Park
830 Magnolia Drive
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701

Westmonte Park
624 Bills Lane
Altamonte Springs, Fl 32714

AMF Altamonte Lanes
280 Douglas Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
 

NIGHTBIRD DANCES

 

Friday, March 12, 2010 - Luck of the Irish Dance

Themed dances are held one Friday per month from 7-9pm at Eastmonte Park. Refreshments are provided.

Cost is $2 per participant and $1 per companion/family member/guest.

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).

 

STOP TRIPS

 

"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. *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 rrel-khoury@altamonte.org  

 

Next Trip:

Strawberry Festival in Plant City
Saturday, March 6 from 8am-4pm

Meeting location changed to WESTMONTE PARK for this trip ONLY! 
RSVP
on February 26

We ask that RSVPs begin on one specific day to ensure an equal chance for all participants

 

SPARKLERS CHEERLEADING

 

Fundraising Results and Upcoming Competition

Good Luck to the 60 members of the Sparklers who will be attending the JamFest FunJam in Kissimmee on Saturday, March 20, 2010!

 

Thank you to everyone who supported the Sparklers fundraising efforts. Their carwash on February 20 raised $1,105 for their upcoming competitions and their sponsorships raised over $9,700!

 

Thank our 2010 Official Sponsors for your support!

Halliday Products

PREMIER

Huska Family

Platinum

Merrell Family

Platinum

Ann & Ed Evans

Platinum

Dacia's Grandma

Gold

Matthew Roszak

Silver

Absolute Pampering

Silver

Ana Gasparini's Grandparents

Silver

Lake Jem Nursery

Silver

Family of Adriana & Coach Jay

Silver

Schlier Family

Silver

Seaver Family

Bronze

Funaro Family

Bronze

Wittick Family

Bronze

Rivas Family

Bronze

Byrnes Family

Bronze

Titilayo Cogdell

Bronze

Bredahl Family

Bronze

 

BALLROOM DANCING REGISTRATION CLOSED

 

Part Two is off to a great start!

City of Altamonte Springs - Special Community Services & USA Dance are proud to host the Special Needs Ballroom Dance Part 2, taught by instructor Dale Wenner. This season we have twenty-two dancers with special needs and a large bundle of volunteers. The group of dancing starts have started to learn the fox trot and are looking great!

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Special Needs Ballroom Showcase:
Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 1:30-2:30pm

 

Make sure to check out photos of the lovely dancers from the 2009 Showcase: MYPHOTOALBUM or KODAK 

 

 

BOWLING PRACTICES

 

Every Monday Excluding Holidays

Practice is held every Monday, excluding holidays, at the Altamonte AMF Lanes from 3-5pm. Cost is $1.75/game. Scores are recorded throughout the year and trophies are awarded at the Banquet with participant's high score.


This months dates: Monday, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

 

THURSDAY NIGHT OUT

 

Westmonte Park from 7:30pm-8:30pm

"Thursday Night Outs" are held on Thursday evenings, excluding the 1st Thursday of the month. They are designed to allow participants to get together and just have some fun! Events are held at Westmonte Park and time has changed to 7:30-8:30pm. Cost: $1.00 with refreshments.

 

*Please let us know if you will be attending the cooking class. 


Mar 11: Crafts & Games
Mar 18: Karaoke Night with DJ Franckie
Mar 25: Cooking Class with Ranger Mike  

 

BELLY DANCING

 

Wednesday, March 10 & 24, 2010

Our Special Needs Belly Dancers & family members meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month to exercise & prepare for performances. Location has been changed to Eastmonte Park from 6:30-7:30pm. Cost: $1.00/person. (Practice held once a month during Jan/Feb and Jun/July)

 

 

YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

Ages 5 and up

PLAY YOUR WAY, developed by Physical Therapy students from UCF, provides FREE opportunities for children ages 5-12 with special needs to participate in fitness activities while interacting with others. For more information, visit www.PlayYourWay.webs.com 

 

BAMBINO BUDDY BALL This division encompasses players ages 5-20 who are either physically and/or mentally challenged. This division makes allowance for a "buddy" to help the player swing a bat, round the bases, catch a ball, etc. Register today to take part in the March season. Contact Sarah Reece at 407-463-2504, sarah.reece@orhs.org, http://cfbuddyball.baberuthonline.com

 

 

 2010 CALENDAR, NEWSLETTER, and MEDICALS

 

2010 MEDICAL FORMS

Please make sure to turn in your 2010 Medical Form. These must be on file for participants to take part in our activities. Forms do not need a doctors signature and can be completed by the parent or guardian. They can be mailed to you or can be downloaded by clicking here.


2010 NEWSLETTER & CALENDARS

Please Click Here to download the 2010 Winter/Spring Newsletter. This document has been updated since the Holiday Gala and was mailed out to all families.

Please remember that the information listed in the newsletter is more current then the calendar. Calendars were handed out at the Holiday Gala. If you did not receive your calendar, please pick one up at any of our events or contact us to have one mailed to you. Calendar can also be downloaded by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ranwa Nin El-khoury   
Special Needs Activities Coordinator
City of Altamonte Springs
225 Newburyport Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
http://www.altamonte.org

- RREl-Khoury@Altamonte.org
' 407-571-8814
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