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Vine and Dine Benefiting Ability ConnectionSeventh Annual Vine and Dine
Location:  Dallas
Date: 11-20-2014
Time: 8:00 AM
Venue: Zodiac Room, Neiman Marcus Downtown (Dallas)

The Seventh Annual Vine and Dine is an exclusive culinary and wine event whose purpose is to raise money to benefit the vital programs and services provided by Ability Connection. The co–chairs of this year’s event are Suzanne and Don Laidlaw, and Christie and John Reniger. Guests will enjoy the ambiance of the famous Zodiac Room…   Read More>>

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Marcus' Story

Marcus at the Ability Walk 2014

His smile lights up a room, he’s well dressed, makes friends effortlessly, is goal oriented and believes he can do anything he sets out to do. Do you know a guy like that?

Marcus is that guy! At 18 years old, he told his Mom it was time to move out of the house and be an adult. He had graduated from high school and was ready to start life on his own.

Marcus at the Dallas Zoo Unsure of what was available for a young man with Cerebral Palsy, Marcus moved to a nursing home because he knew he needed some assistance. Not a fit for this guy, his outgoing, energetic personality was just too big for a nursing home. In May of 2007, Marcus discovered Becky’s House, an Ability Connection community home for people just like him. Now, he lives with four roommates, attends Ability Connection’s adult day habilitation program, IMPACT and goes out every Friday night with his friends from Citation House, another Ability Connection community…  Read More>>

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Corporate involvement provides the foundation on which Ability Connection Texas is able to deliver… Read More>>

  • Circle K
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • Solar Turbines
  • Solar Turbines
  • PowerAde
  • Wells Fargo
  • PepsiCo
  • Amramp
  • Champion Contractors
  • Frito Lay
  • Circle K
  • Tom Thumb
  • Altrusa
  • CW 33
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Amerigroup Realsolutions
  • NetApp
  • Andy Keye + Whitney Photography
  • Circle K
  • Anheuser Busch Companies
  • Neiman Marcus
  • PepsiCo
  • Landon Winery
  • Frito Lay
  • Penske Truck Rental
  • Wells Fargo
  • Waldman Brothers


As a consumer, you have a choice in the brands you use. ACT encourages you to support our Partners.

 

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE

July 26, 2014 — Today is an Independence Day celebration for more than 50 million American children and adults with disabilities. 24 years ago… Read More>>


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