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ARISE Ramp Building Season Officially Begins

August 2, 2013

Oswego, NY: Motorcyclists and runners came together on Saturday, June 8th to raise over $11,000 in net proceeds at ARISE’s annual Ride for Ramps event at Fort Ontario. The money raised through the event will mean that ARISE will be able to build ramps for at least 10 families in the community. The event was […]

ARISE Newsletter – Oswego County – August 2013

What’s inside: Disability Awareness Day, social group meeting dates, Habilitation department news, upcoming Family Support Services groups, Oswego County Ramp Program update, MSC blog, and more!

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The Power of the ADA

August 1, 2013

By Contributing Writer: Michael Theobald This year, the Americans with Disabilities Act is celebrating its 23rd year of existence. I have used a wheelchair for twelve of them, and I couldn’t imagine the country without the ADA compliance rules. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is federal legislation that protects the rights of people with […]

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Success Story: Shareef

July 31, 2013

Where Opportunity Meets Success – Helping People with Disabilities Find Meaningful Employment in the Community Emile Clark, ARISE Employment Consultant, was delighted when Enterprise Rent-A-Car in East Syracuse expressed interest in becoming an employer through our Supported Employment Program. The car rental company was looking to find a new service agent and wanted someone who […]

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ARISE Ramp Building Season Officially Begins

June 19, 2013

Oswego, NY: Motorcyclists and runners came together on Saturday, June 8th to raise over $11,000 in net proceeds at ARISE’s annual Ride for Ramps event at Fort Ontario. The money raised through the event will mean that ARISE will be able to build ramps for at least 10 families in the community. The event was […]

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ARISE Newsletter – Summer 2013

June 16, 2013

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Ride for Ramps Bicycle Raffle to Benefit ARISE Ramp Program

May 31, 2013

Community members have the chance to win a custom fitted bike from Murdock’s Bicycles & Sports while also helping the local ARISE Oswego County Ramp program. This is the second year in a row that Murdock’s has pledged their support for the program. All money raised through the raffle will be used to purchase construction […]

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2013 Special Appreciation Event

May 1, 2013

We were thrilled to recognize the following people who are part of our movement to remove barriers, sustain needs, strengthen skills, and enrich the lives of people with disabilities across CNY: Keith Mulcahey (presented posthumously) and Mitch Mitchell for 10 years of leadership and service on the ARISE Board of Directors. Ron Champion, Nina Lutz, […]

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ARISE Newsletter – Spring 2013

April 12, 2013

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21-Day Challenge Documentary

March 21, 2013

Background about the Challenge Media Coverage About the Challenge Background Everyday, we see the power that the horse has to change lives. Therapeutic riding has successfully helped our participants achieve their physical, social, cognitive, and emotional goals. Physically, the horse’s gait simulates normal human ambulation in the trunk and pelvis of the rider and can help […]