Title: New Volunteer Orientation
Location: Jewish Community Center, Boulder
Link out: Click here
Description: Are you interested in becoming a part of the Ignite team? If so, please join us for one of two new volunteer orientation meetings. No need to RSVP. Just show up at the Jewish Community Center in Boulder, 3800 Kalmia Avenue. Click ‘Link out’ above for directions.
Start Time: Saturday, October 25, 10:00 am; OR Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 pm
Title: New Volunteer Orientation
Title: Ignite Disabled Vets Wind Therapy Poker Run
Location: Starts: City Park in Denver, 10 am – Ends: In the Zone in Golden
Description: Motorcycle ride from City Park in Denver to In the Zone in Golden, with four poker stops along the way. Proceeds go to the Ignite Disabled Vets Scholarship Fund, enabling veterans to ski for free at Eldora Mountain Resort. $15 per bike, $5 per additional rider. Includes lunch, live music, poker hand and prizes. Register today!
Lesson dates have been set for next season: January 1 – March 29, Thursday – Sunday. That’s right, Thursdays are back for the 2015 season! Lesson sign up starts in October. More details to come soon.
Adaptive Opportunities in our Community
Are you looking for a valuable resource for yourself or someone you know who is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivor?
Check out the “TBI Alive” group at http://www.meetup.com/TBIAlive/ for information about groups that meet weekly in Denver and Boulder.
Upcoming Meet-ups include:
-Yoga for Cognitive Health
-Adaptive Watersports: Intro to Sailing, Paddle Boarding & Lake Kayaking
-Coffee, Tea and Conversation in Boulder
Run/walk/wheel with some great people
Achilles International of Colorado welcomes all people with disabilities to the wonderful world of RUNNING! Their mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics, in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life.
Join Achilles as an athlete or a guide. They meet:
Boulder: Every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in front of the
Main Boulder Public Library | 1001 Arapahoe Ave. | Boulder, CO 80302
Denver: Every Monday at 6 p.m. at
Washington Park Recreation Center
701 S. Franklin St. | Denver, CO 80209
NBC, NBC Sports Network and Teamusa.org will be airing an unprecedented 52 hours of the Paralympic Winter Games from Sochi beginning with the opening ceremony on March 7.
See the full schedule here on teamusa.org. Go Team USA!
Let’s get together and support this program we love!
Come for pizza, fun and fundraising at the California Pizza Kitchen in Boulder on Thursday, February 27 to support Ignite Adaptive Sports. Just present this flyer to your server, and Ignite will receive 20% of your check. It’s that simple. The event runs from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., but we’ll have a group there after 6 p.m. so join us then if you can!
Please share the flyer with your friends and family too. It’s also good for take-out and catering that day.
Looking forward to seeing everyone there!
California Pizza Kitchen: 1711 29th Street #1180, Boulder, CO 80301
Come on up to Eldora Mountain Resort on Monday, February 10, 2014 and cheer on the athletes competing in the Special Olympics Northeast Area Winter Games. Ignite Adaptive Sports will help support the event and coach some of these inspiring athletes. Best of luck to everyone competing!
Title: Kicking Off 2014 Season Lessons
Description: We’re looking forward to starting our season with lessons on Friday, January 3. The season will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday through March 23. Learn more about registering for adaptive downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing lessons by visiting the Students page.
Title: Donate for Colorado Gives Day – 12.10.13
Description: If you’ve been thinking about making a donation to Ignite, now’s the time to do so! We are participating in Colorado Gives Day on December 10, 2013. Any donation given that day, or pre-scheduled today, will be increased by the First Bank Incentive Fund. Stretch your dollars by making a contribution today. (Learn more here about making a donation.)
Ignite had a fantastic weekend attending the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo at the Denver convention Center November 8-10, 2013. We had a great time making new friends from our ski community and sharing more about adaptive equipment and what we do at Ignite. Thank you to our volunteers who manned the booth! We’re looking forward to kicking off the 2014 season. We got a little write-up on this blog post too.