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2 days ago

Ridge Area Arc

Changing your community starts with you! Bring the power of the disability community to the polls on #ElectionDay! Will we see you there on November 3? #vote
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5 days ago

Ridge Area Arc

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Do you have your Heels tickets yet? #HeelsThatHeal2020 #fundraiser
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7 days ago

Ridge Area Arc

Here's how YOU can help the AMAZING Aktion Club of Highlands County #donation #COVID19Jennifer Gravelle, president of the Kiwanis Club of Sebring, hands over the donations that her club collected for the Aktion Club's baby drive for Healthy Start in Highlands County. This Friday, July 3, is the final day to turn in items or cash to help out with this event.
The recent pandemic and unemployment has left many local pregnant mothers in a desperate need. Baby items such as car seats (new) layettes, bath towels, washcloths, baby wash, nail clippers, nose syringe, thermometer, receiving blankets, infant bathtubs, bath toys, newborn and size 1 diapers, infant wipes, rattles, develpmental toys and pacifiers are needed.
If you want to make a donation, call Aktion Club Advisor Cindy Marshall at 863-443-0438 to arrange a pick up.
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Heres how YOU can help the AMAZING Aktion Club of Highlands County #donation #covid19

7 days ago

Ridge Area Arc

COMING UP IN AUGUST!
Ridge Area Arc has been selected by local store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Community Bag Program!

For the month of August, Ridge Area Arc will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the store located at Winn-Dixie 802 Highway 27 South, Avon Park FL.
Thank you Winn-Dixie!
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COMING UP IN AUGUST!
Ridge Area Arc has been selected by local  store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Community Bag Program!

For the month of August, Ridge Area Arc will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the store located at Winn-Dixie 802 Highway 27 South, Avon Park FL.
Thank you Winn-Dixie!

7 days ago

Ridge Area Arc

Do you want to be a part of the most FUN fundraiser? Kokomo Sponsorships are available!
$1000. Sponsor. Name will appear on signage at the event, in press and programs. Individual/company will receive 8 tickets.
$500. Name will appear on signage at the event.
Individual/company will receive 4 tickets.
$250. Name will appear on signage at the event.
Individual/company will receive 2 tickets.
Call 863-452-1295 today!
www.facebook.com/events/864662983950388/
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Do you want to be a part of the most FUN fundraiser? Kokomo Sponsorships are available! 
$1000. Sponsor. Name will appear on signage at the event, in press and programs. Individual/company will receive 8 tickets.
$500. Name will appear on signage at the event. 
Individual/company will receive 4 tickets.
$250. Name will appear on signage at the event. 
Individual/company will receive 2 tickets.
Call 863-452-1295 today!
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1 week ago

Ridge Area Arc

Join us for an evening of friendship and philanthropy. #HeelsThatHeal2020 #fundraiser #RAArc Tickets available: www.eventbrite.com/e/heels-that-heal-2020-tickets-103933479836?aff=ebdssbeac&fbclid=IwAR2W1dl2Jvk... ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for an evening of friendship and philanthropy. #HeelsThatHeal2020 #fundraiser #RAArc Tickets available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/heels-that-heal-2020-tickets-103933479836?aff=ebdssbeac&fbclid=IwAR2W1dl2Jvkr_EQERnlkN1RxWNTF64tveoIsERCWscGmcNIuECdBaFRNMy8

1 week ago

Ridge Area Arc

These sweet notes on our #Census2020 ad just made our day! #RAArc Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

These sweet notes on our #Census2020 ad just made our day! #RAArc Thank you!

1 week ago

Ridge Area Arc

Wednesday morning smile. Welcome to the 3rd of a series called "Reaching Out To The STARS." # #RAArc #SpecialSTARS #covid19 ... See MoreSee Less

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Arc  and HHEAL benefit from Jersey Mike’s grand opening

Arc and HHEAL benefit from Jersey Mike’s grand opening

Ridge Area Arc and Heartland Horses Equine Activities and Learning (HHEAL) have reaped a portion of Jersey Mike’s grand opening day sales. Jersey Mike’s owner, Krissy Culbreth chose the charity organizations to receive a portion of sales during the Sebring store’s...

Ridge Area Arc debuts Heels that Heal

Ridge Area Arc debuts Heels that Heal

A new women’s empowerment fundraiser set for July 12. AVON PARK – Do you want to enjoy a fun evening out with friends? Dress up or dress down and wear your favorite footwear? Do you want to help a local organization who serves individuals with intellectual and...

Ridge Area Arc consumers create cards for Freddie

Ridge Area Arc consumers create cards for Freddie

Ridge Area Arc consumers create cards for Freddie AVON PARK - Consumers at Ridge Area Arc spent an afternoon working on handmade birthday cards for Freddie, a 2-year-old boy with Down syndrome who is also fighting a battle with leukemia. Freddie lives in South...

Brewington Press Release May 21 2019

Brewington Press Release May 21 2019

Local man makes finals for Salt and Pepper Outstanding Senior Award Bobby Brewington nominated for Community Service and Volunteerism AVON PARK – The Senior Connection Salt and Pepper Outstanding Senior Awards were created as a tribute to the late Honorable Claude...

Annual Awards Press 2019

Annual Awards Press 2019

Ridge Area Arc celebrates success  Consumers, staff and community supporters honored  AVON PARK – Ridge Area Arc celebrated its accomplishments and honored its consumers, staff and community supporters during its annual awards celebration. The event was held...

15-year anniversary

15-year anniversary

Special Stars is observing its 15-year anniversary in 2019. It was first formed in Highlands County and has now grown to include Hardee, Okeechobee and southern Polk counties. Currently, several hundred adults and children are participants in this beneficial program....

Annual Christmas Party

Annual Christmas Party

Special STARS hosted its annual Christmas Party on Dec. 15 at the Highlands County Agri-Civic Center with more than 250 athletes, caregivers, volunteers and family members attending. Athletes came from Highlands, Hardee, Okeechobee and southern Polk counties. The...

Special STARS athletes

Special STARS athletes

Special STARS athletes enjoyed playing volleyball with South Florida State College Volleyball Team on Nov. 10 at SFSC gym in Avon Park. The volleyball team taught some basic skill techniques to the athletes and then played a couple games with them. More importantly,...

2018 Derby Event Photos

2018 Derby Event Photos

Awesome event tonight. Special thank you to our Sebring Derby Sponsors Johnson Stivender, Heacock Insurance, Southwood Garage Doors, Glades Electric. Emcees Mike Waldron and Liz Barber did an exceptional job at making our event a blast.