Lexington - Fulton County Chapter of NYSARC, Inc., was proud to join John Robinson, CEO of Our Ability, Inc., on July 5, Day 9 of his fifth annual Journey Along the Erie Canal. Riders from Lexington have participated in a portion of this event every year, and their group has grown each year. This time, 25 riders and support team members from Lexington biked more than 34 miles from Little Falls to Amsterdam. They raised $250 to support the efforts of Our Ability.
The Journey Along the Erie Canal is 12-day bike ride along the Erie Canalway that aims to increase awareness for the benefit of employment for all New Yorkers, promote Our Ability’s New York Business Leadership Network, a coalition among businesses in New York State interested in hiring people with disabilities and supporting businesses owned by people with disabilities, and raise funds toward building employment opportunities and empowering people with disabilities. The 2017 Journey also celebrated the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal.
Our Ability is a business dedicated to building employment opportunities through job platforms, employment webinars, a digital profile system and personal empowerment. Robinson is a 2014 White House Champion of Change and the author of “Get Off Your Knees: A Story of Faith, Courage, and Determination.” For more information, visit www.ourability.com.