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ARC of Tampa Bay’s Christmas Event

Nancy Simmons, president of AFIRE, helps the Hooter Girls and Santa serve goodies at the ARC of Tampa Bay’s annual Christmas Party. [ --- ]

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Tallahassee – Keep it Active!

Tallahassee trip!  Embarking on our trip to Tallahassee to fight for the needs of the families and talk to the representatives of Florida. This trip was part of Developmental Disabilities day in Tallahassee.  Members of the family care council are shown in the group [ --- ]

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Educating Representatives!

Visiting representative Chris Latvala to educate him on the fundi [ --- ]

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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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