Hammonton Rotary supports disabled athletes

Brandon Holiday visit
The Hammonton Rotary Club made a $500 donation Oct. 9 in support of disabled athletes in the region. Pictured from left are Don DeFiccio, Hammonton Rotary Club president; Brandon Holiday, executive director of the Athletes with Disabilities Network Northeast Chapter, and Karl Wicks, club president-elect. Also pictured is Holiday’s service dog, Dyson. The presentation was made during the club’s weekly meeting at Rocco’s Townhouse.

HAMMONTON – Brandon Holiday, executive director of the Athletes with Disabilities Network Northeast, was the special guest of the Hammonton Rotary Club during its weekly meeting Monday, Oct. 9, at Rocco’s Townhouse, as he accepted a $500 donation on behalf of AND in support of the region’s disabled athletes.

The former Salisbury, Md., police officer, who lost his left leg to lupus, founded the regional ADN chapter, which organizes adaptive sporting programs, does mentoring outreach, and sponsors adaptive sporting events for disabled veterans, and community members in southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Holiday, who believes that everything remains possible no matter the circumstances, is also a member of the PARA canoe team for Team USA, which competes in international kayaking competition.

At the meeting, the club presented a $500 donation in support of AND-Northeast programs.
ADN-Northeast operates and organizes SportsAbilities clinics, which is a multi-sport Paralympic experience day.

It also pairs similarly disabled mentors with the person that is facing a life changing events, like limb loss, visual impairment and spinal cord injury and assist them in dealing with the life change.

You can email Holiday at bholiday@adnpage.org. Learn more at http://www.adnnec.org

ADN is just one of numerous organizations that receive support from the Hammonton Rotary Club. You can help the club continue to support worthy causes, while having a fun family outing, by visiting the club’s corn maze at Oak and Union roads in Hammonton.

Maze days continue Oct. 14, 21, 27 and 28.

For complete details see hammontonrotary.org or the Hammonton Rotary Club Facebook page. 

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