Scholarship Awards $20,000

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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Scholarship Awards Holiday Party

  On Friday, December 1st, 2017 from 5:00-9:00PM At the SKYCREST METHODIST CHURCH 2045 Drew St. Clearwater FL (One block EAST of Hercules Ave.)   * DELICIOUS DINNER * VISIT WITH SANTA * PRESENTATION OF SCHOLARSHIPS * * GIFTS * DJ MUSIC * DANCING * FUN  *  RESERVATIONS R [ --- ]

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AFIRE Scholarships for ADT

Many potential students have a financial issue or are on a state APD (Agency for Persons with Developmental Disabilities) waiting list for funding for Adult Day Training programs.  AFIRE works hard each year to accumulate funds for these types of scholarships through events like the Dave Vosen Memori [ --- ]

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Parent-Teacher Auction @ Nina Harris School

Nina Harris Exceptional Student Education Center is a Pinellas County public school designed to meet the needs of students aged 3-22 years with moderate to severe mental and physical disabilities. Date: Friday, November 14th, 2014 Time: Dinner and Silent Auction [ --- ]

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Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ the Catherine Hickman Theatre

Synchronicity Art Productions, a local non-profit theater arts organization, will present the musical “Beauty and the Beast” with a cast of actors with different abilities and developmental disabilities. The show will be at the Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S., on Saturda [ --- ]

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Charity Classic @ Countryside Country Club

The Golf Tournament will feature 1 round of 18-holes per player, with on course contests and lunch. Check in begins at 8:00a.m. Shotgun start will be at 9:00a.m. The Tennis Tournament will  be a Mixed Doubles Round Robin Tournament. Includes match play and Lunch. Check in begins at 8:30a.m. and [ --- ]

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June Board Meeting 2017

AFIRE Board Members gathered at our local Bob Evans and had an opportunity to review the updates and redesign of our website. Evelyn came in to demonstrate and answer questions. Although we covered usual topics, we [ --- ]

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19th Annual Family Cafe 2017

The Family Cafe invites you to attend Florida's premier event for people with disabilities, The Annual Family Cafe! [ --- ]

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