By Guest Blogger Charlie Brignac, Executive Director and Carolina Chapter President of Beautiful Lives Project
Play on the Field with the High Point University Baseball Team
On Wednesday April 29, people of all disabilities and of any age have the opportunity to play on the field with the High Point University baseball team. The All Abilities Baseball Practice will take place from 4 – 5:30 pm at Williard Stadium at High Point University. People of all disabilities can hit, throw balls, run the bases, and enjoy spending time with the High Point University baseball team players and coaches. No experience playing baseball is needed, if a participant has played baseball before this is great as well. This event is limited to 35 participants, so please sign up quickly. Here is a link to the event with more information, contained in this link is a waiver that must be filled out by all participants.
Play on the Field with the Wake Forest University Baseball Team
Then, on Sunday May 10, from 2 – 3:30 pm, people of all disabilities will have the opportunity to play on the field with the Wake Forest baseball team for another All Abilities Baseball Practice. This event is open to people of any age and any disability, and no prior experience playing baseball is required, but if someone has played baseball before this would be great as well. Participants are able to run the bases, hit and throw balls, as well as bat with members of the Wake Forest team and coaching staff. This event is open to 35 participants of any age and any disability. The event will take place before the Wake Forest baseball game against Duke later that evening. The Beautiful Lives Project and the Wake Forest baseball team want to give individuals of all disabilities the opportunity to live their dreams through baseball. Here is a link about the event as well as a registration form that needs to be filled out by each participant before the event as well.
More about the Beautiful Lives Project
The Beautiful Lives Project is a national non-profit 501c3 organization. The Beautiful Lives Project gives people with disabilities the opportunity to actively participate in activities and events that may not have been available to them previously due to physical or facility limitations. We work with communities, organizations, groups, and individuals to create, build, and expand programs, ensuring an immersive and enriching experience for all participants. These programs include athletics, performing arts, visual arts, nature and wellness. We also work with communities to remove obstacles and impediments from facilities and make them more accessible for all their citizens. To learn more about the Beautiful Lives Project and find out how you can get involved, visit www.beautifullives.org.
Executive Director and Carolina Chapter President
On-site Coordinator for the Wake Forest event
P 919.917.7792 C 404.374.8024
Co-Founder and National Event Coordinator
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