The third annual Disabilities Awareness Day is Thursday, Oct. 29, starting at 9 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Achievers, a student organization for people with disabilities, led by Sharon Nunnally and the Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies. Multiple events will take place in and around the Campus Center Ballroom, atrium, patio, Love Valley, and front entrance. Activities include wheelchair basketball, wheelchair team handball, wheelchair tennis, blindfolded goal ball, sit volleyball, and bocce ball, all sponsored by BLAZE Sports in Atlanta. There will also be other activities such as making blindfolded peanut butter sandwiches, demonstrations, speakers, inspirational video viewing, and a wheelchair rally. There will also be free ice cream and drinks for participants
(Vendors: 9 a.m.-2 p.m./Blaze Sports 9:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. & 1:45-3:00 p.m. with information sharing from 12:30-1:30 p.m./Campus wide Wheelchair Rally 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Registration for activities will begin the week of Oct. 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outside of the UCC.