15th ADA Memorial 5k, 10k, & 1m
On July 26 in Gainesville, GA Team ABT honored the 26th
anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
becoming law by holding the 15th Annual ADA Memorial 5k,
10k, & 1m wellness and awareness event on the Historic
Downtown Square for the Civil Rights Anniversary.
Troup Kirkus was the 1st Male to cross the finish line in the 5k with the time of: 20.21.7 and Makayla Hewell finished in 2nd and was the 1st Female 20 minutes 39.5 seconds. Chris Milligan finished in 3rd place a half a second later. In the 10k Event Kenyrik Alexis crossed the line in 1st place at the 38.13.5 mark and Melanie Hamlit finished in 2nd and was the 1st Female with a time of: 39.57.1. Chip Kiel finished 3rd in 40 minutes 11.8 seconds. For pictures visit the event website at: www.adamemorial.org
For more information on next year's race please visit the event website at: www.adamemorial.org
There are several ways to pre-register for the event. On-line registration is up and running at Active.com and Runsignup.com or if you would rather mail in your entry fee you can Download the registration form
Join us and Attend Dec. 7th UNLOCK! Rev Up Rally
We hope you had as much fun as we did at the UNLOCK!
Pre-Legislative Summit last month. We are excited to
announce that registration is open for the 2016 UNLOCK!
Rev Up Rally!
Join us to learn about UNLOCK! Legislative Agenda, coalition events, and how you can make a difference this upcoming legislative session.
If you care about issues facing Georgians with disabilities can live full lives, contributing both to Georgia's many vibrant communities and our economy.
We will meet Wednesday, December 7 from 10am - 12pm at the Central Presbyterian Church located at 201 Washington Street SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. READ MORE
The 5th Annual Head Hawg Trophy
The weather was beautiful on October 8th and our
organization held our 5th Annual Battle of the Bags at
the Lake Lanier Olympic venue at Clark's Bridge Park in
Team SCL made up of Scott Costly & Jeff DeVore took 1st place in the Pro division, and Team AVO made up of Andrew Kersey and Justin Sims finished in 2nd place Pro Division. In the amateur division, 1st place went to Just 2 Dudes made up of Jonathan Dover and Clay Dorfman. 2nd place went to Team Pressley made up of Tim Pressley and Scott Trundle. In the professional singles tournament 1st place went to Scott Costly, and in the amateur division Caleb Johnson won 1st place. The venue was great and the weather could not have been prettier. We are planning additional tournaments in the future, stay tuned.
If you are interested in playing, drop us an email.
The ADA turned 26
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives civil
rights protections to individuals with disabilities that
are like those provided to individuals on the basis of
race, sex, national origin, and religion. It guarantees
equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in
employment, public accommodations, transportation, State
and local government services, and telecommunications.1