SARASOTA, FL- June 17, 2016- The Suncoast Center for Independent Living (SCIL) in Sarasota celebrates the 26th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) with An Affair to Remember on Tuesday, July 26, 6PM at the Potter Building, Sarasota Fairgrounds, 2896 Ringling Blvd in Sarasota. 101 Mobility will receive the SCIL ADA Empowerment Award for their charitable work to improve the lives of people with disabilities in Manatee and Sarasota counties.
Since its inception 26 years ago, The Suncoast Center for Independent Living has been devoted to empowering people with disabilities to independence. This year’s event will feature a disability inclusive Ballroom Dance Exhibition and a performance by American Idol Season 12 Finalist Lazaro Arbos. Lazaro overcame a stuttering disability and persevered on the nationally televised singing competition, finishing 6th place on American Idol Season 12.
Participating event sponsors: HealthSouth of Sarasota, 101 Mobility
“We commemorate the ADA and its immeasurable contributions to the diversity and vitality of our communities. Working together we can ensure that our community is not deprived of the full talents and contributions of our Sarasota and Manatee County residents living with disabilities in Sarasota and Manatee Counties,” said Michael Fluker, Executive Director.
The signing of the Americans with Disability Act in 1990 was a critical step in the forward momentum of Centers for Independent Living across the country. This year’s anniversary provides SCIL with the opportunity to acknowledge the diversified talents of our residents with disabilities in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. Dressy casual attire. Tickets $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 941-351-9545 or visit us onlinewww.scil4u.org.
About Suncoast Center for Independent Living, Inc.
Suncoast Center for Independent Living, Inc., is a non-residential, non-profit organization that offers services to Sarasota and Manatee County residents with disabilities so they may lead independent, self-directed lives and fully participate as equal members of society.
About HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota is a 96-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services. Serving patients throughout central and southwest Florida, the hospital is located at 6400 Edgelake Drive in Sarasota and on the Web at www.healthsouthsarasota.com
About 101 Mobility of Sarasota
101 Mobility is your Southwest Florida’s provider of the most trusted brands of mobility and accessibility equipment available today. 101 Mobility is located at 5975 Cattleman Lane in Sarasota and on the Web atwww.101Mobility.com