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April 23, 2017 | Greenwichfreepress.com

Abilis, the non-profit organization that provides services and supports for individuals with special needs and their families, will hold its Spring for Abilis Gala event on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at The Tamarack Country Club in Greenwich. The Gala is part of Abilis’ 65th anniversary year celebration and will include a special champagne reception for higher level donors, sponsors, table hosts, and community leaders at 6:30 pm. The evening includes cocktails, dinner and dancing, as well as silent and live auctions. Auction items include a one-week Nantucket escape at a private residence, a catered dinner for 12, and a New York Islanders ice hockey package for 6 in the owner’s suite with dinner, meet and greets, and Zamboni rides for kids.

          Adriana Ospina               Martha Perry                   
Adriana Ospina, pictured with her daughter Alejandra Martha is pictured with her son Ross

 

April 19, 2017 | Darien Times
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April 19, 2017 | Wilton Bulletin
April 19, 2017 | Weston Forum

Abilis, the nonprofit organization that provides services and supports for individuals with special needs and their families, will hold its Spring for Abilis Gala event on Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m., at The Tamarack Country Club in Greenwich. The Gala is part of Abilis’ 65th anniversary year celebration and will include a special champagne reception for higher level donors, sponsors, table hosts, and community leaders at 6:30 p.m. The evening includes cocktails, dinner and dancing, as well as silent and live auctions. Auction items include a one-week Nantucket escape at a private residence, a catered dinner for 12, and a New York Islanders ice hockey package for 6 in the owner’s suite with dinner, meet and greets, and Zamboni rides for kids. Tickets are available at abilis.us — click on May 6 for online registration link or visit 501auctions.com/spring4abilis.

April 17, 2017 | Greenwichfreepress.com

The Junior League of Greenwich will host a free, community open house benefiting Abilis Gifts on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 9:00 am  to 1:00 pm. The open house will take place at the Abilis Gifts location at 50 Glenville Street, Greenwich, CT 06830. Visitors can enjoy light breakfast fare while browsing for meaningful gifts to buy for Earth Day, Mother’s Day, and Teacher Appreciation with sales benefiting local artisans and employees of the store alike. To learn more about Abilis Gifts, visit www.abilis.us/gifts or call (203) 531-GIFT.

On Saturday, April 22, visitors to the store are encouraged to share their experience on social media by posting with the following hashtag #AbilisGiftsOpenHouse. You can get updates from the store by liking their page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AbilisGifts. Abilis Gifts is an initiative of the larger, Greenwich-based non-profit Abilis. Founded in 1951, Abilis works to advance abilities for people with special needs, and their families, so that they can have empowered and productive lives. The store, which also functions as a training site, sells handmade products crafted by the community Abilis serves. Every purchase helps create employment opportunities for these wonderful people and helps fund Abilis programming.

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