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September 18, 2018 | Greenwich Sentinel

The Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Greenwich is hosting the first annual Dancing Stars of Greenwich Gala at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, at Tamarack Country Club in Greenwich. Proceeds from the dance competition with donations to the dance teams and a live and silent auction, will go directly to Abilis to support its programs for families with special needs. The event is open to the public and tickets to the Gala event are $250 and available online at fredastaire.com/greenwich/shop/dancing-stars, or by calling 203-340-2760. The event will feature a star-studded celebrity dance competition with Fred Astaire instructors and dancers from the community. Dancers include:

September 13, 2018 | HamletHub

The Fred AAfton Fraser dancing 2018staire Dance Studio of Greenwich is hosting the first annual Dancing Stars of Greenwich Gala at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Tamarack Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut. Proceeds from the dance competition with donations to the dance teams and a live and silent auction will go directly to the non-profit organization Abilis to support its programs for families with special needs. 

The event will feature a star-studded celebrity dance competition with Fred Astaire instructors and dancers from the community. The event is open to the public and tickets to the Gala event are $250 and available online at fredastaire.com/greenwich/shop/dancing-stars.

September 11, 2018 | Greenwich Sentinel

Abilis, the Fairfield County-based non-profit organization that provides services and support for individuals with special needs and their families, will host an Open House Services Fair on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m., at the Abilis headquarters located at 50 Glenville St. The Services Fair is free and open to the public and is an opportunity to meet Abilis’ Therapeutic and Life Services professionals to learn more about their programs and services available. To register, visit abilis.us/calendar/calendar.

Abilis’ Therapeutic Services, provides birth-to-three early intervention and custom therapy for all ages. Their Life Services program provides transition support for young adults as they graduate from high school which includes social and recreational activities, job training and competitive employment and adult day and residential programs.

About Abilis

Abilis is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports more than 700 individuals with special needs and their families annually from birth throughout adulthood. Abilis has been a leader in serving the special needs community in Fairfield County in towns including, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Westport, Weston, and Wilton, and has a long-standing reputation for individualized, high quality care. For more information, visit abilis.us, or facebook.com/Abilisinc, twitter.com/Abilis, or instagram.com/abilis_us.

August 13, 2018 | Greenwich Patch

From GJrUW: On Saturday, June 9, the Greenwich Junior United Way (GJrUW) produced Together We Shine in collaboration with Abilis and YWCA of Greenwich. The event was a three-hour dinner and dance, beginning at 5:30 p.m., that was held to strengthen connections within the community and promote respect for all people — their differences, needs, abilities, and dreams. Other groups that participated in making the event a success were the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich Keystone Club, and various clubs at Greenwich High School including: Hand in Hand, Picking Up the Pieces, Outreach Club, Former Attire.

Together We Shine 2018

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