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Westmoreland Elementary School Disability Awareness Day and Evening Wheelchair Basketball Game

By WKTV News

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

January 11, 2013 at 10:30 AM until 2:30 PM

Location: Daytime -Elementary School Physical Ed. Classes Evening Game - Middle School

Phone: 315 271-9704 (private cellphone)

Email: csmith@westmorelandschool.org

Event Description

The 4th grade class has been raising funds to support a fellow classmate in purchasing a racing wheelchair to compete in the 5k boilermaker event. The youngster is a very active sports-minded 9yr old who is determined to complete the boilermaker and eventually compete in the adult race. A wheelchair basketball game is planned as Staff vs the 4th graders at 6 pm. The Sitrin Stars Wheelchair team will also be assisting with this event. During PE classes the students K-4th grade will be introduced to various adapted sports equipment including sleds for hockey, sports chairs and hand powered bicycles. Move Along Inc. and The Sitrin Stars wheelchair team will be assiting PE teachers and volunteers with presentations and trying the equipment.
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