Joint Alliance Meeting Agenda
Robert Saunders, Sr. Public Library
1505 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL
March 8, 2016 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR THE JULY ADA CELEBRATION AT NOON AT THIS LOCATION.
PLEASE NOTE ONE TIME CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING.
• Welcome and Introductions
• Guest Speaker Librarian Elizabeth Mueller on library resources for persons with disabilities and the library’s database. We will also take a tour of this brand new library!
• Report on plans for annual ADA Awareness event to be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at MOSI.
• Update on the Aquarium boat.
• Committee Reports
• Eric Pages-Scheduling tour of Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center for persons with disabilities. Please give Eric your contact information if you would like to take the tour when he goes. Also please provide Eric with a list of questions for the April speaker on the county emergency preparation.
• Eric Pages- on street parking.
• Upcoming Events
March 5, 2016. 6 pm to 9 pm. Ms. Wheelchair Empowerment Gala at the University of South Florida Marshall Center Rm.2708. To participate, please contact state coordinator, Shari Wilson, at 863-698-1138 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please join us as we celebrate achievements, embrace differences and recognize abilities of women from across the state of Florida Ms. Wheelchair Florida, Inc. is an opportunity to break down barriers and challenge stereotypes and perceptions of those with disabilities while educating our communities on the importance of inclusion, acceptance and respect. Join us as we crown Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2016. Admission $10 at door, free for students.
March 5, 2016 Summer Out of School Time Resource Fair, All People’s Life Center, 6105 E. Sligh Ave, Tampa. Agencies that provide summer programs for kids with disabilities will be featured. Call Melinda 813-434-5054 for info.
March 16, 2016. Florida Center for Inclusive Communities Webinar 5-6 pm Transition Planning and Guardianship www.flcic.org
March 19, 2016. Free Health screening for Men. Includes free food, prizes and parking. USF Marshall Center, 4103 USF Cedar Circle, Tampa, FL 33620. 8:00 am until 2:30 pm. Screen for skin cancer, blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, HIV, prostrate exam (ages 55 to 75 for prostrate vouchers). Pre-register by calling 1-999-663-3488 or visit www.mhftampa.com. Walk insuntil 1:30 pm. Free breakfast and lunch offered.
March 19, 2016 Cycling for Autism. The Tampa Interbay Rotary presents the 7th Annual Cycling for Autism on Saturday, March 19th at the Concourse Rotary Pavilion in Spring Hill, onsite check in begins at 7:30am. Bring the family or create a team and ride together. Not into riding but want to sponsor a rider? That is an option as well. NEW this year is a Virtual Rider for anyone who is unable to join us the day of the event. You can support this great event by cycling in Colorado! Volunteers needed. Family friendly event supporting CARD-USF and the ABA Program at USF. https://www.facebook.com/events/582353568587879/ & https://www.interbayrotary.org/events/cycling-out-autism/
March 28, 2016. 6:30 pm Sign of Da’ Times Learn to talk with your hands and learn about deaf culture.
Seminole Heights Library 4711 Central Ave., Tampa, FL 33603.
April 8, 2016. 9 am to 2:30 pm. 13th Annual Fair Housing Symposium-Shared Opportunity in Every Community atPinellas Realtor Organization, 4590 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater, FL.
April 11, 2016. 6:30 pm Sign of Da’ Times Learn to talk with your hands and learn about deaf culture. Seminole Heights Library, 4711 Central Ave., Tampa, FL 33603.
April 12, 2016. 1:30 pm-3:30 pm. Alliance Meeting, Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, 1106 W. Platt St., Tampa, FL. Speaker is Ted Williams, Emergency Management Specialist, Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management.
April 16th, 2016. Diversity Advisory Council Expo, Joe ChilluraPark, 601 E. Kennedy St, Tampa, The event will feature vendors from many different cultures including disability. 10-2
April 20, 2016. Florida Center for Inclusive Communities Webinar 5-6 pm Effective Strategies for Online Experts www.flcic.org
April 22, 2016. The 11th annual Fiesta by the Bay will be held on Friday, April 22nd. Ybor City Museum Garden, Doors open at 6pm. The delicious food from La Septima Cafe is ordered, DJ Tamik is getting the music ready and Great Explorations Children’s Museum is preparing to entertain the kids with some fun activities. Now all we need is YOU and your family! Last year the event sold out, so purchase tickets in advance. Sponsorships are still available as well! Join the Facebook event page to get updates on the event and auction items as they roll in. Benefits the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF (CARD). For more information, please email Christine at email@example.com
April 22, 2016. 2 pm-8 pm and April 23, 2016 from 10 am-5 pm. Push Nation Fest at Tampa Convention Center. http://www.pushnationfest.org/schedule/ Register in advance online to get a free ticket.
April 25, 2016. 6:30 pm Sign of Da’ Times Learn to talk with your hands and learn about deaf culture Seminole HeightsLibrary, 4711 Central Ave., Tampa, FL 33603.
May 10, 2016 Alliance Meeting, TBA Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, 1106 W. Platt St., Tampa, FL
May 16, 2016. 6:30 pm Sign of Da’ Times Learn to talk with your hands and learn about deaf culture Seminole HeightsLibrary 4711 Central Ave., Tampa, FL 33603.
May 12-15 Dixie Games- Competitions in Track and Field, Swimming, Weightlifting, Table Tennis, Archery and Cycling. Open to all ages. Go to www.Dixiegames.com or call Andy Chasanoff at 813-744-5307 for more info.
May 18, 2016. Florida Center for Inclusive Communities Webinar 5-6 pm Self-Advocates’ Panel Discussion on Employment Supports www.flcic.org
May 21, 2016 The Diversity Initiative (TDI) is having its 2nd annual TDI Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser at Pinchaser’s Midtown in Tampa (4847 No. Armenia Avenue). Laura Moody (Fox 13) is returning as our MC and last year over 50 individuals with disabilities had a wonderful time bowling for two hours as guests of lane sponsors. For more information, contact Steven Roberto, TDI Director of Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-455-7724.
May 30, 2016. 6:30 pm. Sign of Da’ Times Learn to talk with your hands and learn about deaf culture Seminole HeightsLibrary, 4711 Central Ave., Tampa, FL 33603.
June 15, 2016. Florida Center for Inclusive Communities Webinar 5-6 pm Resume Writing Tips & Promising Practices to Market Your Contributions www.flcic.org
July 23, 2016. County Alliance ADA Awareness Event and Awards Ceremony. Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617. 10am- 2pm
October 1, 2016 Annual F.A.I.R. at All Peoples Life Center 6105 E Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL.
October 1-15 Bay Area Senior Games, multiple sports for people ages 50+. More info to follow.
October 28, 2016. 10:45 pm to 1:15 pm Tampa Mayor’s Alliance for Persons with Disabilities Awards Luncheon, Doubletree Hotel Westshore, 4500 W. Cypress Street, Tampa, FL.