- Paralyzed Veterans of America, Mid-Atlantic. • Bass Fishing Flea Market
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The Positive Vibe Cafe Present’s Our German Mardi Gras (Karneval) on Sunday February 26th. Our fantastic German Buffet, Live Music with an authentic German Oom Pah Band “The Sauerkrauts”, Magic Show with Jonathan Austin and special beverages. It will be at The Mobility Supercenter (7450 Midlothian Turnpike) and our Training Program Grads will be assisting at the event… 5:30-8:30pm. Wear your favorite Mardi Gras outfit and will be featuring Legend Brewery’s Utebier, their new spring ale.$25/person (kids half price) and call 560-9622 for reservations !
Where: Mobility Supercenter
Address: 7450 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23225
Time: 5:30 -8:30 pm
Cost: $25 per person (kids half price)
Call for Reservations 804-560-9622
What It Means To Be A Caregiver
February 22 – March 29, 2017
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Southminster Presbyterian Church
7500 Hull Street Road
North Chesterield, VA 23235
LENGTH: Two hours and ifteen minutes
per week for ive weeks.
What It Means To Be A Caregiver
Taking Care of Yourself
Building Cooperative Relationships
Preventing and Solving Problems
Accessing and Developing Resources
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Family, professional and volunteer
caregivers who are providing assistance or
support to persons with long term illnesses
GOALS FOR THE PROGRAM:
This education and support program
provides family and professional caregivers
with an opportunity:
To gain information on various topics
related to caregiving.
To learn methods of coping with the
stresses and strains of being a caregiver.
To learn what resources are available to
To discover ways of working together to
reduce some of the frustrations and
barriers they face in their caregiving
To recognize that they are not alone—
others share similar feelings and
Bill Sweeney has worked through some pretty challenging times. Those experiences lead him to being a compassion advocate for others that are dealing with life-changing events.
Bill went from dying in an MRI tube to becoming a paraplegic athlete thanks to Sportable. In gratitude, he and his bride-to-be, Cynthia Schmitz, invite you to participate in their Sportable fundraiser “Boundless Possibilities” to help others live beyond their dreams.
Sportable, based in Richmond-Virginia, uses sports to create profound impact for individuals with physical disabilities or visual impairments.
A stroke in Bill Sweeney’s spine left him paralyzed at age 58. That’s when he died in the MRI tube. The next year doctors found an extremely rare & deadly cancer. Again, he died but came back fighting.
Today at age 62, he’s so unstoppable he’s relearning how to walk. He plans to have his first dance with Cynthia at their reception with the help of Parker-Indego exoskeleton and Sheltering Arms Hospital.
Bill Sweeney is an inspirational human.
Bill is, more importantly, a generous man. He and Cynthia have dedicated the November 26, 2016 union of their love as a fundraiser for Sportable because sometimes an organization transforms lives that deeply. Watch the short video of Bill’s story on YouTube to learn more.
You can also help by spreading the word: please share this email and invite your friends to like the FaceBook page. Together we can be a part of offering inspiration and gratitude.
Bill & Cynthia thank you for all you are doing to support Sportable. Whether you volunteer, give or share, they thank you from the bottom of their hearts.
Ask one of our Mobility Supercenter Consultants about Veterans Rebates on new Wheelchair Accessible Vans.
About Veterans Day
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I; major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The United States previously observed Armistice Day. The U.S. holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.
Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service.
The Office of the Senior Advocate, created in May 2003, is Chesterfield County’s leading resource for older adults and individuals with physical and sensory disabilities. The office serves residents of ages 60 and older, their family members and caregivers. Chesterfield County recognizes that older adults offer a wealth of knowledge and experience and want to live active, independent lives.
What We Do:
• Serve older adults who want to remain active, independent and vital contributors to their communities.
• Provide information and referrals to services and resources relating to issues of aging, caregiving, and physical or sensory disabilities.
• Assistance is available to caregivers, who may be older and need assistance.
• Give referrals to volunteer and employment opportunities. Many volunteer opportunities are available with the office.
• Promote and coordinate services for older adults and their caregivers through regular meetings with county Human Services departments, not-for-profit organizations and private businesses.
• Provide information and resources to grandparents and other kin raising a child.
• Act as a spokesperson for older adults and their caregivers.
Come out Saturday for the 3rd Annual Beyond the Call of Duty Car Truck & Bike Show! October 15, 2016!
At the 29th annual Richmond Home Show you will see everything you need to make your home more beautiful, energy efficient, safe and comfortable. Whether you want to remodel your kitchen or bath, add or rebuild a deck, or replace that old electricity-eating heat pump you can find it all in just three days. If you want to save time, money and educate yourself, then the Richmond Home Show is the event for you.
SEE nearly 150 companies at one time in one place.
TOUCH products you may have only seen on the internet or on TV.
LEARN from experts about everything from the newest heat pumps to energy saving replacement windows. Ask questions, get quotes, get details.
Imagine the time you will save by not having to drive from business to business or having to sit through numerous appointments with strangers in your home.
Nearly every company that participates in this show offers SHOW ONLY SPECIALS. Imagine saving 5% to 10% or more on your next project just by coming to the show. You could save hundred, even thousand times your admission fee.
MEET the OWNERS
In many cases they are the people working the displays. No middle men, no pushy sales people. Find out face to face who you will be dealing with.
Most of our exhibitors represent local businesses with local owners