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Adaptive Climbing at Adventure Rock
Oct
28
12:15pm12:15pm

Adaptive Climbing at Adventure Rock

SBWIS has 6 people already registered for this event. The registration is closed for the Oct. 28th date. If you are interested, please fill out the form below to be put on a waiting list in case someone cancels for Oct. 28th. Also, based on interest SBWIS can schedule another date for our members to climb.  If you don't complete the form I won't know that additional people were interested.

Join SBWIS members and experience the thrill of adaptive indoor rock wall climbing. Adventure Rock in Brookfield has trained staff, physical therapists assisting us, and they ensure a safe environment for our group. This event is FREE for SBWIS members, ages 5 and older, under 300 lbs body weight, can be wheelchair user or ambulatory, and is limited to 6 climbers total. Deadline for registration is October 20th. You will receive an email to confirm your participation with an attached waiver. All participants must complete the visitor-agreement required by Adventure Rock signed by a parent/guardian. Parents must attend the event with children 17 and under.

For more information about adaptive climbing click HERE

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Name of person with sb participating
wheelchair user? ambulatory? AFO braces? shunt? seizures?
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Madison Area Rocky's Social
Nov
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

Madison Area Rocky's Social

Join SBWIS members at Rocky Rococo's for an evening of pizza, socializing and games. This event is FREE to SBWIS members and their immediate family members. You must RSVP to be included. Deadline for RSVP is Monday, November 6th. 

Name of person with SB *
Name of person with SB
Name of parent (if person with SB is under 18)
Name of parent (if person with SB is under 18)
Address *
Address
Pizza preference(s) *
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Uno's DoughRaiser / Appleton
Nov
14
11:00am11:00am

Uno's DoughRaiser / Appleton

Support SBWIS by eating out at Uno Pizzeria and Grill W3254 Van Roy Rd, Appleton, WI during their regular business hours of 10am to 11pm. Just show the staff this flyer for dine in or carry-out and SBWIS benefits. Please share with family and friends and enjoy an evening celebrating SBWIS.

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Fall Harvest Fest at Zachariah's Acres
Oct
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Fall Harvest Fest at Zachariah's Acres

Enjoy a hay ride around the serene property, pick your own pumpkin, participate in the pumpkin Olympics, and relax with light refreshments. All planned activities are fully accessible to kids with special needs. This FREE event is exclusively for children with special needs and their families.  SBWIS families must pre-register online using the Zachariah's Acres website - click HERE!

SBWIS staff will not be in attendance at this event. We are encouraging SBWIS families to attend and share in the event together.  Sign up through Zachariah's Acres website and enjoy yourselves at their Fall Harvest Event.

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Three Gaits Day for SBWIS - registration closed
Sep
24
12:30pm12:30pm

Three Gaits Day for SBWIS - registration closed

PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS REQUIRED AND IS NOW CLOSED.

Three Gaits Therapeutic Horsemanship Center in Stoughton, WI is happy to host SBWIS members for an afternoon of horseback riding.  This event is open youth (minimum age 3 years) and adults with Spina Bifida to a maximum number of 18 riders.  If we don't have 18 people with SB registered, we will open this to family members of only those attending. The deadline for registration is September 17th. If you show up without pre-registering you will be responsible for the fee to horseback ride; and there may not be a chance for you to ride. 

Please bring your own picnic lunch and eat together from 12:30 to 1:00pm. Horseback rides will go from 1:00 to 4:00pm.

Riders must print this form as required by Three Gaits and bring the completed form with you to the event.  Click HERE for the Three Gaits registration form.  Riders must comply with these clothing regulations from Three Gaits - or you may not be able to ride:

A safety helmet (ATSM-SEI approved) must be worn and is provided.
Long pants such as blue jeans, stirrup pants or riding pants.
Protective sun screen, sun glasses and insect repellant as needed.
Shoes with sturdy heels (oxfords, riding boots) or non-slip soles are recommended.
No sandals, crocs, clogs, open-toed or open-heeled shoes.

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Fall Fling/Bowling - cancelled
Sep
23
1:30pm 1:30pm

Fall Fling/Bowling - cancelled

1:30 to 3:00pm – Join other SB families and have a great time bowling at Skipp’s Bowling Center 2300 Strongs Ave. Stevens Point, WI.  SBWIS will pay for one game & shoes per person.  This event is appropriate for people of all ages with SB and their immediate family members. 

 

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Aug
21
12:00am12:00am

Deadline to Request a Scholarship for Higher Education Funding

Today is the deadline to request a Scholarship for Higher Education.

Our Scholarship for Higher Education Fund is in memory of Mary Ann Potts and was established in 1996. The scholarship offers assistance for such necessities as tuition, books, fees, room and board, transportation and specialized equipment needs. Applicants must have Spina Bifida and meet the criteria of the application. Each individual may receive funding once per calendar year. Direct payment to the school is required.

To request funding from this scholarship, please download the application HERE and email the completed application to sbwis@sbwis.org by August 21st. Your request will be considered by the SBWIS Board of Directors, and granted as funds allow.

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Sprint for Spina Bifida
Aug
12
7:00am 7:00am

Sprint for Spina Bifida

CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO RACE PAGE FOR REGISTRATION

Join us on August 12th for the 24th Annual Sprint for Spina Bifida family friendly event as we celebrate "Chasing Our Dreams"! Race day includes light refreshments, resources and vendor displays, games, mural painting, Kid's Dash, awards and more. This event benefits Wisconsin families affected by the disabling birth defect, Spina Bifida. Funds raised provide financial assistance to families, camp scholarships and community social events. Thank you for joining SBWIS.  
To ensure everyone's comfort and safety, no bikes, roller blades or pets will be allowed. The Sprint for Spina Bifida will occur rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel for severe weather threats. Should this occur, no refunds will be provided and your entry fee will be used as a donation to SBWIS. Thank you for your understanding.
 
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
7:00AM - 7:55AM: On-site Registration / Packet Pick Up
8:00AM: Opening Ceremony
8:20AM: 5K runners and wheelchairs depart - route includes driveways on campus and paved park path; must run single-file on park path. You may be stopped and have to wait until directed by police officers when crossing the street.
8:30AM:  2 mile walk and roll departs - route includes one driveway on campus and paved park path; must walk on right side of park path; allowing for 2 way pedestrian traffic. You may be stopped and have to wait until directed by police officers when crossing the street.
10:00AM: Awards Ceremony
10:30AM: Raffle drawing; must be present to win
Rowdy Race Day Raffle tickets sold from 7am to 10:15am - 6 tickets for $5.00 - so many great items are included!
9:30AM - 10:30AM:  Kids games, DJ music, refreshments, kids dash (10:15am)
11:00AM: Event ends - thank you for participating - see you Aug 11th, 2018!
 
 
 

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Shopping with JOH
Jul
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

Shopping with JOH

Join us for a night of shopping at Mayfair Mall on Monday, July 24th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. 

This event is appropriate for teens and young adults with disabilities (ages 13 to 30 years old). You will be joined by a small group of Pi Kappa Phi Journey of Hope North Team cyclists to enjoy socializing, shopping and making new friends. Meet our group in the food court at 6:15pm; pick-up at the end of the event will also be in the food court. 

SBWIS members will receive a $10.00 cash stipend to spend how you choose as you explore the mall, shop or have a meal with your group. Other participants with disabilities should bring their own money. 

Everyone must pre-register to attend by completing the online formhttps://www.sbwis.org/shop-with-journey-of-hope/ 

Deadline for registration is Friday, July 21st. SBWIS wishes to thank the Johnson Family for co-sponsoring this fun event!

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Danny's Golf Outing
Jun
1
10:00am10:00am

Danny's Golf Outing

CLICK HERE FOR EVENT REGISTRATION

Danny and his family host this golf outing every year to provide funds and services for individuals in Wisconsin with, or affected by Spina Bifida.  Spina Bifida Wisconsin, Ltd. works closely with the family to carry out their generous wishes.  
All golfers will enjoy lunch, an 18 hole scramble, refreshments on the course, and dinner.
Following golf, everyone is invited to a social hour with an open bar and a chance to participate in spectacular silent and voice auctions and raffles.  Space is limited. 
Please register online by May 26, 2017.  To request a brochure for registration please contact the SBWIS office by email at sbwis@sbwis.org 

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Spare Your Time & Dime
May
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

Spare Your Time & Dime

An event hosted by Mathias' family benefiting SBWIS. 

COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BY CLICKING HERE

Join us for the first annual fundraising bowling event. Bring your family, friends and neighbors - the more the merrier! And of course our goal is to raise money for SBWIS so don't forget your wallet!

DOOR PRIZES, SILENT AUCTION, RAFFLES, FOOD & DRINK INCLUDED!

$25 per ticket, children 5 and under are $10. Each ticket gets you two games of bowling, a pair of shoes and endless fun! Payment will be collected at the event - check, credit card or cash will be accepted.  Online registration will close Wednesday, May 17th. Walk-ins still welcome day-of the event!  For donations or contributions to this event please contact Mary Harmon at mcs483@hotmail.com

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