Bridges Spring 2015

Check out the Spring 2015 edition of our newsletter, Bridges Spring 2015 to find out all the latest happenings with Inclusion Connections. You’ll find news about our new Activity Center, a wonderful grant received from Royals Charities, and a full report on our first annual fashion show and auction fundraiser, FashionAbility!

FashionAbility featured on Fox 4 Morning Program

Kansas City Fox 4 morning television program did a feature story on Inclusion Connections’ upcoming fundraiser, FashionAbility!  Executive Director Debbie Horn was joined by three high school students, Matthew Horn, Melanie Montes and Peer Mentor Volunteer Paige Engle who will model at the show which will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Ball Conference Center in Olathe.  You can read the story and watch the video by clicking here.

KC Chiefs Play 60 Ability Training

The Kansas City Chiefs hosted an Ability Training Camp on May 21, which was attended by members of Inclusion Connections.  View the photo gallery.

IC Plays Football with the Jayhawks

Several members of Inclusion Connections attended a football camp sponsored by Hannah and Friends at the University of Kansas on Saturday, April 5. You can read the article here.

Debbie Horn joins Olathe PDAB

Debbie Horn, Executive Director of Inclusion Connections, has been appointed to the City of Olathe’s Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board (PDAB). The Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board is a 15 member board, with members serving three year terms.

IC in the News

Johnson’s County Gazette has published an article about Inclusion Connections and how the nonprofit is benefiting local youth with developmental disabilities.  You can access the article by following this link and scrolling to page 4.

Red Skelton Tribute Fundraiser

Inclusion Connections is hosting a Red Skelton Tribute fundraiser on April 26 at the Oregon Trail Theater in Olathe. Tickets may be purchased at Merit Bank at 151st and Blackbob. Read more in the Johnson’s County Gazette on page 1.

Kansas City Star

Developmental disabilities raised by a pageant platform

Inclusion Connections’ supporter Jennifer Salva was recently profiled in the Kansas City Star!  Read more HERE!

Lawrence World Journal Profiles Jennifer Salva

Jennifer Salva, a student at the University of Kansas, is competing in the Miss Kansas pageant and is an advocate for people with special needs.  Read about her younger sister and how Jennifer is involved with Inclusion Connections. Click here.