Jackie Tillotson Award

Jackie Tillotson Award

Jackie Tillotson, member of Safety Harbor Exchange Club receives an award. AFIRE made an educational presentation to members at the Arc of Tampa Bay which is housed in the long center. [ --- ]

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AFIRE Awards Dinner

Our annual Holiday Awards party was held at Grace Lutheran Church on December 14th. The holiday party had nearly 400 folks attend and was held for the Adult Day Training classes and Group Homes! [ --- ]

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ProjectFREE Scholarship Raffle for Spring Fling

Friday, April 26th from 5p-8p! In honor of ProjectFREE deep appreciation for AFIRE scholarships awarded to our students, we are having a PF scholarship at Spring Fling. We are raffling 6 months free to PF ADT. Value $3500. [ --- ]

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Scholarship Students Taking OFF at Creative Clay!

Creative Clay wanted to thank AFIRE for their continued support. The Artist's that were funded by AFIRE's contributions have really been enjoying being part of the community here at Creative Clay. Jankie, Carla and Latoya a [ --- ]

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Successful Provider Fair 2018

We had a wonderful time this February meeting and greeting a whole host of providers in the area. Building community and connecting our ADD's to services is one of several goals. This provider fair is one step in making that happen. This is just a sample... check out our Gallery Page! [ --- ]

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Holiday Awards Gallery!!

The Holiday party gallery is filled to the brim with photos of this wonderful event. If you didn't see the press release, at least look at the photos! https://afirepinellas.org/afiregallery/scholarship-awards-holiday-photos/ [ --- ]

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Scholarship Awards $20,000

PRESS RELEASE:  AFIRE  AWARDS $20,000 TO SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS Many area Adults with developmental disabilities have no where to go during the day. Tampa Bay area has 2300 adults on the Medicaid Waiver Wait list, awaiting services from the State of Florida. AFIRE raises funds yearly to se [ --- ]

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Provider Fair Pizza Dance Party

Over 30 Providers with Services for Special Needs! (Mark Your Calendar) Date: Friday, February 2, 2018 Time: 5-8 PM Where:  St. Pauls United Methodist Church Handicapable Ministry 1199 Highland A [ --- ]

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Message from Best Buddies

Dear Best Buddies Family, It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and we love this year’s theme “Inclusion Drives Innovation,” because it captures the true spirit of Best Buddies.  [ --- ]

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