BlazeDays: “There”-apeutic Recreation!

by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator (courtesy of Gwinnett County Parks and BlazeSports America)
BlazeSports Georgia

NOTE: Though this event is only one day away, it’s not too late to sign up.  Use the contact info. below for more details.


BlazeDays – 9/18/10 at 1-4 pm
Free! Youth with disabilities can explore sports adventures with demonstrations in Therapeutic Recreation basketball, sit volleyball, bocce ball, and fun adaptive games!  Fun for the whole family. In partnership with Blaze Sports, other sponsorships are available. Parent/Caregiver supervision required. Free fun event!  Pre-registration encouraged, call – Code: RJCC07305. Phone: 770.822.5414 – Address: Rhodes Jordan Park Community Recreation Center, 100 East Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA – See Gwinnett County Parks.

Georgia Community Support and Solutions encourages people in the community to attend this great event, either for yourself, a family member, or simply to cheer on those who are participating!

Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you at the game.

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About gcsscommunity

My name is Eric Pudalov, and I work as Community Events Coordinator with Georgia Community Support and Solutions, whose mission is to provide creative, life-enriching solutions to people with developmental disabilities and their families. I became interested in this field, however, due to having a disability myself; namely, I had brain surgery in 1996 at age 14, to remove a benign tumor. Following this, I had many difficulties with short-term memory, loss of strength, confusion, and emotional control. Fortunately, at present, I've recovered much of what I'd lost. Despite some setbacks, I graduated high school with honors, and received an academic scholarship to Adelphi Univ., where I earned a BA in Communications. Since then, I've held a number of different jobs and internships, among them a TA position at Sylvan Learning Center, and work as a "Service Leader" with Hands on Atlanta. Since living in GA, I've also been involved with two programs (including GCSS) that serve people with disabilities. My experience has included sharing apartments with adults with autism and other disorders. Though my so-called "limitations" may differ from those of others in the program, these experiences have helped me to realize that people, overall, are capable of much more than we may at first perceive. Search Engine Submission - AddMe
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