From: Ranwa Nin El-khoury
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 5:30 PM
To: Ranwa Nin El-khoury
Subject: May 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.
MAY 2010 e-REMINDERS

 

Monthly Highlights

·  May 2: Ballroom Dancing 

·  May 3: Bowling

·  May 3: Camp Registration

·  May 8: STOP Field Trip

·  May 10: Bowling

·  May 12: Belly Dancing

·  May 13: Craft/Games

·  May 14: Nightbird Dance

·  May 16: Ballroom Dancing

·  May 17: Bowling

·  May 20: Karaoke Night

·  May 23: Ballroom Showcase

·  May 24: Bowling

·  May 26: Belly Dancing

·  May 27: Cooking Class

·  May 31: NO BOWLING 

 

 

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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
 

SUMMER NEWSLETTER

 

HOT OFF THE PRESS

Click Here to View the 2010 Summer Newsletter.

 

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:

Annual Channel Six Softball Game
Saturday, May 8, 2010 from 10am-4pm

Eastmonte Park
RSVP on Friday April 30

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

 

NIGHTBIRD DANCES

 

Friday, May 14, 2010 - Cinco De Mayo - Fiesta!

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).

 

BALLROOM DANCING

 

2010 Showcase on Sunday, May 23, 2010 

Sunday, May 23, 2010 from 1:30pm - 2:30pm   FREE

Lake Brantley South Gym, 1010 Sand Lake Road, Alt. Spgs

 

Enjoy special needs dance performances, exhibition performers, light refreshments & all for FREE (Donations Accepted)

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 SHOWCASE FLIER

 

USA Dance - Central Florida will be offering another Ballroom Dancing workshop in Fall of 2010. Details TBA. Volunteers needed and welcome.

  

 

 

BOWLING PRACTICES

 

Every Monday Excluding Holidays

Practice is held every Monday, excluding holidays, at the Altamonte AMF Lanes from 3-5pm. Cost will increase to $2 per game beginning on June 21, 2010. Scores are recorded throughout the year and trophies are awarded at the Banquet with participant's high score.

Special Olympics Bowling:
Training scores will be collected for Special Olympics eligibility starting on Monday, June 21

 

BOWLING BANQUET

Monday, June 14, 2010 from 6-8pm at Eastmonte Park Civic Center. Cost: $5.00 per bowler & $5.00 per guest. This event will be catered. Each paid bowler will receive a trophy engraved with his or her high score! (Trophies are donated and may vary in size and style) Payment and Reservations due by Monday, May 10. Checks can be made payable to: The Advisory Board for the Disabled, Inc.

 


This months dates: Monday, May 3, 10, 17, 24

NO BOWLING ON MONDAY MAY 31

 

BELLY DANCING

 

Wednesday May 12 and May 26, 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)

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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. 


May 13: Crafts & Games
May 20: Karaoke Night with DJ Franckie

May 27: Cooking Class with Ranger Mike  

 

 

2010 SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION

 

Registration Opens Monday May 3, 2010 

Individuals Ages 13 and up with Special Needs... 

Enjoy crafts, games, field trips, swimming, special guests & lots more fun!

 

Camp Dates:

Wednesday June 9, 16, 23, 30, Wednesday July 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Location:

Eastmonte Park Civic Center, 830 Magnolia Drive, Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701

 

Time:

Wednesdays from 9am-4pm, Due to scheduling conflicts, there will be NO early drop off or late pick up.

 

Registration: Begins May 3, 2010 until June 4 (or filled)

Space is Limited.  No Refunds. Please click here for Registration Flier

 

 Please Click Here of a list of other local summer camps.

 

SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed - please click here for more information. 

 

SPARKLERS CHEERLEADING

 

End to a Successful Season

Congratulations to the Sparklers for a wonderful season! Together, the team attended over 8 community events and two competitions.

 

Their final competition was at the CheerSport Grand Championship in Jacksonville Florida on April 10-11, 2010 and they brought home FIRST PLACE!   

 

 The athletes enjoyed a beautiful Banquet on Friday, April 23 which included food, dancing and a special visit from the UCF Spirit Team.

 

Registration for Season Six will begin in October 2010.  

 

SWIM LESSONS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

 

Researching the possibility of offering swim lessons to children with special needs

The swim sessions would include eight 40 minute classes for $35/student. Classes would most likely be held on Wednesday evenings at Westmonte Park, 624 Bills Lane, Altamonte Springs Fl 32701 during the summer. A minimum of 4 students is necessary to hold a class and instructors teach on a 1:4 ratio (1 instructor per 4 students with special needs)

 

If you are interested in this possibility, please contact us at 407-571-8814 or rrel-khoury@altamonte.org   

 

 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
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