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iFLY Fort Lauderdale Raised $500 on Dec. 3 at the ‘All Abilities’ Event for Best Buddies Broward in Recognition of ‘National Disability Day’

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Fort Lauderdale, FL – Dec. 19, 2017 – In recognition of ‘National Disability Day’ on December 3, 2017, iFLY Fort Lauderdale Indoor Skydiving hosted a special ‘All Abilities Night’ and raised $500 to benefit Best Buddies Broward.

The check presentation ceremony took place on December 18, 2017 at iFLY Fort Lauderdale with Michael Hadler, Best Buddies Ambassador, Best Buddies Alumnus Emily Dolce, Deputy Director of Programs Tessie Gonzales, Program Managers Monica Moya and Betty Busot, iFLY General Manager Jim Braun and iFLY Sales Manager Joe Souza.

“‘National Disability Day’ was the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on empowering differently-abled people to fly in an inclusive and supportive environment for flyers of all ages and skill levels,” said Jim Braun, general manager of iFLY Fort Lauderdale. “Best Buddies Broward was a terrific organization to be our partner for the event since it provides one-on-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development programs for individuals throughout Broward County.”

Once a month, iFLY Fort Lauderdale hosts an ‘All Abilities’ Night that provides and encourages those with varying physical and cognitive abilities to realize the dream of flight.  All flyers are assisted by specially trained Flight Instructors with extra attention and accommodations based on participant needs. To see All Abilities flights in action, a video is available here.

The next ‘All Abilities’ event is scheduled for Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit www.iflyworld.com/fortlauderdale or call 954-280-4359 to make a reservation.

 

About iFLY Fort Lauderdale

iFLY Ft. Lauderdale is the 27th and newest of the iFLY operations in the USA. Featuring a 14-foot diameter wind tunnel powered by four quiet and clean running electric motors, people of all ages can fly with us with few limitations. All instructors at iFLY Ft. Lauderdale are professionally certified as the best-trained and safest instructors in the sport of indoor skydiving. iFLY Ft. Lauderdale is located at 11690 West State Road 84, Davie, FL 33325 on the south side of I-595, just west of Hiatus Road in Davie, FL. For information, visit https://www.iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale/

About Best Buddies Broward

Best Buddies Broward offers one-on-one friendship, integrated employment and leadership development programs that positively impact individuals throughout Broward County. Visit www.bestbuddies.org/florida, email florida@bestbuddies.org or call 954.449.6522.

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