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KRSA planning 'Spring Forward for Accessibility' fundraiser

Valley Life - 2/27/2017

The Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association will host its "Spring Forward for Accessibility" fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m.March 10 at the Hopkins Park Terrace Room in DeKalb.

KSRA is a nonprofit organization that provides community-based recreation therapy programs, Camp Maple Leaf in the summers, collaboration of Special Olympics programming, and inclusion services to individuals with different abilities throughout the five-member park district agency communities.

The Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association's mission is "to serve all residents who have special needs and to facilitate the inclusion of these individuals into leisure programs" and now the organization supports its five park district member agencies ? DeKalb, Flagg-Rochelle, Genoa Township, Sandwich and Sycamore.

The event will be a night of sports-themed fun and fundraising. Attendees are asked to dress in their favorite sports team gear and create a team for the Sports Trivia Contest. There also will be a dance contest, music provided by D's DJ Service, a wine and beer pull, a silent auction, a taco bar catered by Fatty's Pub & Grille, and a cash bar.

Cost is $60 per four-person team and $20 per person for ticketes purchased in advance or $30 per person at the door.

Sponsors and donations of auction items are still needed.

For sponsorship information or to purchase tickets, contact Julie Eggleston at 779-777-7285, ext. 7284, or at


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