Variety Village and Help by Helping ~ hosted the first ever all-inclusive FREE dance party, DANCE-ABLE!#WATWB

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Professor Owl has in the past shared the wonderful facility  Variety Village  along with their  News and Events.  This month we are sharing a special event they held this month.

ON July 4, 2017,  Variety Village and Help by Helping are excited to announce they hosted the first ever all-inclusive FREE dance party, DANCE-ABLE!
at Cabana Pool Bar from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm
This was In celebration of Variety Village and Canada’s 150th birthday, guests experienced an evening of music, inclusive dancing, and special surprise performances.

Variety Village is a 168,000 square foot sport, fitness and recreation centre for all ages and abilities and Help By Helping is a collective of friends who came together with one mission in mind, to help others. Their events and projects bring awareness to various causes within the local community.

The event on July 4, 2017 at Cabana Pool Bar ran from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm and brought families, businesses, and the greater local community together to enjoy an evening of music, inclusive dancing and games.
“Our goal was to create an open event to celebrate people with disabilities in our community. It is our hope that this amazing event will make memories to last a lifetime,” says Karen Stintz, President and CEO, Variety Village. “This is also a great opportunity to create awareness for Variety Village and highlight our important and vital programs. We look forward to more of these events in the near future!

For more information on Variety Village ~ Please visit their website http://www.varietyvillage.ca

 

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Sylvia McGrath ~ AKA Writingmama, a freelance writer from King City, Ontario has worked in the business field for about forty years obtaining business management experience and business writing skills. She also spent several years in social work for Children’s Services. Now retired is living her childhood dream of being a writer. A few years ago Sylvia decided to take a course in freelance writing, which she really enjoyed as it was the key to follow her dreams. Since completing the course, she has worked as a professional writer, a published poet and co-authored a book with Two Maximum Life Coaches about living with chronic illness; this is titled After The Diagnosis: The Journey Beyond.” She also co-authored an E-Book of Resources for the parents of children with special needs, chronic illness and learning challenges titled “The Treasure Chest of Resources,” part-one has already been sent to the Canadian National Library Archives. Sylvia has also written several articles on chronic illness for the following online sites. •www.suite101.com/profile.cfm/writingmama •www.helium.com/users/32475 •www.jacketflap.com/profile.asp?member=Writingmom Besides working as a freelance writer, Sylvia still finds time for two other passions of hers; to volunteer as a literacy tutor for her local Learning Centre, and assist in facilitating of workshops on disability awareness. Her main mission for the future is to write a series of books for young adults and children who have learning challenges and suffer chronic illness. At present she is also the co-owner and columnist for “Professor Owl’s Newsletter” which is published on-line monthly for children.

4 thoughts on “Variety Village and Help by Helping ~ hosted the first ever all-inclusive FREE dance party, DANCE-ABLE!#WATWB

  1. Hi Belinda and Sylvia – what a great idea the two of you have had … must be an amazing event – each of them … love the idea of the whole community coming together to help others … cheers Hilary

  2. This is certainly a great idea to bring people together using the medium of dance. Thank you for sharing this.

  3. This sounds like a fun and very worthwhile event. Awareness in the community is key to support and help for the disabled. Kudos to Variety Village for holding events such as this to raise that awareness.

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