Lexington recently participated in a couple of really exciting events that helped spread awareness of not only disabilities, but perhaps more importantly, ABILITIES. The first was a bike ride along the Erie Canal. A group from Lexington joined other local NYSARC chapters in supporting John Robinson and Doug Hamlin of Our Ability in their amazing bike ride along the Erie Canal. While John and Doug rode the entire length of the Canal over the course of several days, our folks rode with them for 18 miles from Amsterdam to Schenectady. Those who participated had an incredible time and were so thrilled to be part of such a momentous occasion. You can read more about the incredible and inspiring story behind John and Doug's ride by clicking here.
The next day was the 65th anniversary of NYSARC, our state parent organization, and a big group of Lexington delegates joined hundreds of people from chapters all over the state in a march from the Corning Preserve to the steps of our State Capital Building in Albany. The march culminated in a moving flag ceremony where every state chapter was represented. You can read more about the event and watch a video by clicking here.
It was an amazing couple of days and we were so proud to help spread awareness about developmental disabilities. Check out this video on News 10's page...our own Patrick Foote was interviewed!