Apr
15
2014

Local PRAM Chapter Supports DC

From the PRAM’s monthly newsletter: Community Service Project Disability Connection “Dear PRAM members, For our next service project, we will be partnering with Disability Connection who helps seniors and veterans as well as people with disabilities to gain employment. For the months of April, May and June, we will be collecting new or gently worn […]

Feb
18
2014

Thank You CVS Caremark

Thank you for Assisting Disability Connection with the 26th Arbor Day Run/Walk/Roll! February 18, 2014 Dear CVS Caremark, Thank you for your sponsorship of the 2014 Arbor Day 5k -1 Mile Run/Walk/Roll. The Arbor Day event was incredibly successful, and it’s all thanks to organizations like yours. Statistics are still being compiled, but raw numbers […]

Feb
17
2014

2014 Run Walk Roll Success!

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2014 RWR ROCK! View Pictures Here View Race Results Here Donations can still be made via PayPal to Disability Connection, a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Corporation. Post by Disability Connection.   A fun event to encourage healthy lifestyles and disability awareness. At Disability Connection (DC), our mission […]

Oct
8
2013

2013 Mayor’s Disability Awareness Fair

  2013 Mayor’s Disability Awareness Health Fair October 4 ·  · Taken at Edgewater Mall The Celebration of Health and Awareness was a Huge Success!Thank you to all who participated.  

May
13
2013

Mississippi Angels Pageant

A pageant for anyone with special needs. Saturday, November 9th Starting at 2pm Magnolia Civic Center 127 East Bankhead Street New Albany, MS 38652 Anyone with special needs is invited to participate. Any age from 0-105 are welcome. Hair and makeup will be provided. Pageant wear or Sunday best is requested, but not required. Contact […]

May
10
2013

Reeve Foundation: Who’s 2013’s Best Mom on Wheels?

Do you know an extraordinary mom who’s living with paralysis? Nominate her now for the 3rd Annual Reeve Foundation Best Mom on Wheels Contest! In honor of Mother’s Day, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation wants to celebrate every mom in our community. Simply tell them in 200 words or less how the mom that is special […]

Apr
30
2013

Official Ribbon Cutting Party for the Disability Connection Community Playground

                      YOU’RE INVITED TO COME AND CELEBRATE ACCESSIBLE PLAY! Ribbon Cutting Party for the Disability Connection Community Playground Friday, May 10th, 11am to 1pm at the Bruce Ladner Memorial Park off Highway 53,  just west of Highway 49, Gulfport in Harrison County. Join Disability Connection for light refreshments, art, music, dancing, and more as we […]

Mar
19
2013

Gulf Coast Human Resource Association Chapter Scholarship

To help finance higher education for gulf coast students, GCHRA will offer a scholarship to students pursuing a four year degree at an accredited college or university. One (1) scholarship will be awarded annually. This year’s Chapter scholarship will be a $1000 scholarship awarded in the fall of 2013. Qualified applicants must be:  a resident of Jackson, […]

Mar
14
2013

Wheelchair Tennis with the Reeves Foundation Paralysis Community

Wheelchair Tennis Video from Reeves Foundation Wheelchair tennis is one of the forms of tennis adapted for those who have disabilities in their lower bodies. The size of courts, balls, and rackets are same but there are a few rules that have been modified for chaired participants.

Feb
25
2013

Disaster Legal Services Available to Storm Survivors

Disaster Legal Services provides legal assistance to low‐income individuals who, as a result of the disaster, are unable to secure adequate legal services. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through an agreement with the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association, provides free legal help for survivors of a presidentially declared major disaster if they […]