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We look forward to you joining us in our journey to learn about others, the challenges that arise and the courses taken to overcome and conquer. Perseverance is in our nature and sometimes you just need an outlet and a friend to nudge and say, "You got this!"
We host free events for people with disabilities & their guest(s) throughout the year, some of which include:
Archery & Air Rifle Clinics • Bowling • Family Day at the Park • Kayaks & Cook Out • Movie Meets • Pistol Shooting at Top Shot Guns & Range
OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS:
*Tentatively held the 1st Thursday of the Month from 6-7pm
The Library Room at Community Connections
501 Pine Tree Rd., Longview
*A meeting may be cancelled from time to time without prior notice. Please call or text 903-736-9046 for immediate meeting details. We apologize for any inconvenience in advance.
OUR NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE THURSDAY, AUGUST 4TH.
We welcome people with disabilities & guests to come have a seat at our table.
We want to hear your stories, ideas, opinions & suggestions.
Please call & leave a message at 903-295-0926 or email:
- DON'T MISS OUR PREMIER EVENT! -
"It's not in everyone's blood to ride down a 10 ft. ramp or drop into a half
Our premier function, the Adaptive Sportsfest, is a daylong event held annually at beautiful Lake Gladewater in Gladewater, TX. As with all POWER events, it is free for people of all ages with disabilities and their guest(s). Sponsors, vendors and participants come from as far away as the Houston and Dallas areas for a day filled with fun and laughter. We provide “burgers and dogs” for every attendee that day courtesy of some amazing “grill-masters” that volunteer their time and equipment each year! One highlight is the water-skiing clinic that is offered through the hiring of Texas Adaptive Aquatics, which specialize in providing adaptive water recreation for those with disabilities. A few other Sportsfest activities are an archery clinic, hand-cycling, pier fishing, air rifle training / competition and a kayak clinic. This event alone draws nearly three-hundred people each year and has continually grown over the past thirteen years.
SAVE TIME! PRINT & COMPLETE OUR REGISTRATION FORM, THEN BRING TO THE EVENT.
There is no donation too small - we value your support:
pipe on a wheelchair as it is for my son, but it is within us to be with people
we can relate to; to know you are not alone and to learn from each other. Camping, fishing, kayaking, basketball, waterskiing: the opportunities are endless. Doing sports & activities with other wheelers has boosted my
son's self esteem and shown him that there is nothing in this world that
he can't conquer."
~Amber Tinsley speaking of her son, Connor who happens to have spina bifida.
Calling all wheelers & walkers...
JUMP ON BOARD WITH POWER!
If you believe in "paying it forward" and the countless benefits of volunteerism, we would love to have you join us! The following are areas we want to strengthen and/or implement. If you have experience in or want to serve in any of these areas we want to hear from you!
- Event Planning
- Photography / Videography
- Social Networking
- Making slideshows on CD/DVD
- ADA Wheelchair Accessibility Facility Evaluations (of local businesses)
- "Disability for a Day" simulations
DO YOU LOVE THE OUTDOORS?
WELL, SO DO WE!
If you would like to kayak and/or camp with us we need to hear from you! We've got single & tandem kayaks and camping gear, so what are you waiting for?
- POWER Camp Challenge -
*To ensure our announcements make it to your inbox and not your junk folder please be add firstname.lastname@example.org to your trusted emails in your address book!
POWER, Inc. is a non-profit publicly supported 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
All of the monthly events & activities hosted by POWER, Inc. are completely FREE of charge to people with disabilities and their guest(s). We depend solely on public donations to make these opportunities available to those we serve.
If you would like to make a donation please make your check payable to POWER, Inc. and mail it to POWER, Inc., 3407-A Denson Dr., Longview, Tx 75604. A tax deductible receipt will be mailed upon receipt of your donation. To make a secure donation with your credit card, please click the donate button below.
Our 2016-2017 peer program & monthly activities are paid for by the generous donations made by the following Sponsors:
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Ambucs Longview Too
At Home Healthcare
Carmela Davis, CPA
Lone Star Handicap Vans
Harmony Living Centers
Complete list of Sponsors
For our Corporate Sponsorship Form please contact Judie Moffett.
We thank you all for your support!