Fundraiser to fund adventure sports for disabled
Jan. 27, 2012
-- Mansfield, OH -- This Saturday, February 4, The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition (TAASC) will host the 13th Annual Winter Sports Spectacular at Snow Trails Ski Resort in Mansfield, Ohio from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Skiers and non-skiers alike can participate in this fun-filled day, with activities offered both on and off the slopes. Complete event information is available at www.taacc.com or via email taascskiathon@
The Winter Sports Spectacular is one of TAASC’s primary fundraisers and permits this 100% volunteer-led organization to purchase equipment and conduct programs for participants. TAASC conducts adaptive ski lessons every Saturday at Snow Trails in Mansfield and Mad River Mountain in Bellefountaine.
The event is open to everyone, with a minimum pledge of $40 for adults and $30 for kids. Anyone who pledges $55 or more will receive rental equipment and a beginner adult or child lesson. All participants enjoy a day of skiing or two hours of tubing, lunch from Wendy’s, a long-sleeve T-shirt and more.
TAASC is a Columbus-based non-profit organization established in 1997 to enhance the quality of like for people with physical and developmental disabilities. TASSC provides sport and recreational activities and offers opportunities for empowerment through education, leadership and training. Programs include snow skiing, water skiing, sailing, cycling, kayaking, ice-skating, sled hockey and fishing. TAASC is a member of Disabled Sports USA and a sponsor of Wounded Warrior Project.
A destination unlike any other, Mansfield and Richland County, Ohio’s wealth of unusual travel adventures and experiences, from visiting the working farm where Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married, to spending the night in a haunted former state prison where Hollywood blockbuster movies are shot or seeing the world’s first robot. Breathtaking scenery, rural and hometown experiences, as well as hiking, biking, golf, cross-country and downhill skiing, bird watching and loads of other outdoor adventures attract families and visitors of all ages. For information or to order a Visitors Guide, consumers can call (800) 642-8282 or visit www.MansfieldTourism.com.