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Achilles Connecticut Membership Meeting 2018- NEW DATE!

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Gaylord Specialty Healthcare/Gaylord Hospital

50 Gaylord Farm Road

Brooker Lecture Hall

Wallingford, CT 06492

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Our annual membership meeting is a GREAT opportunity to come together in person, meet other athletes and volunteers, and hear about the upcoming race season! We strongly encourage all members to attend.

Agenda:

1:00-1:30 Networking/socializing *Light refreshments will be provided

1:30-1:45 Important Achilles CT Chapter Updates for 2018 Race Season

1:45-2:00 Body Mechanics 101 (Sarah Ferrero, Professor of Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac University)

2:00-3:15 Breakout Sessions

NEW AND RETURNING VOLUNTEERS- we will be breaking into small groups to rotate through stations to provide hands-on training and refreshers in the following:

  • Guiding a visually impaired athlete
  • Safe transfers
  • Adaptive equipment management

ATHLETES- we will be breaking into groups as well to relay important information about the upcoming race season.

Hand cyclists will have the opportunity to meet in a small group with John Wesson, Achilles CT's new hand cycle specialist, to talk about equipment maintenance, safety, and schedule some training sessions to help get you race-ready.

3:15-3:30 Wrap Up and Raffle Drawing (must be present to win)


**IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT THE VENUE:

We will be meeting this year in the Brooker Lecture Hall. Follow the EVENT signs to the parking lot (by the Milne Pavilion). Look for an Achilles CT volunteer to direct you to the entrances to the building. **We are NOT meeting in the Chauncey Conference Center as in the past!

If you need assistance please call Erin at (203) 361-6176

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Gaylord Specialty Healthcare/Gaylord Hospital

50 Gaylord Farm Road

Brooker Lecture Hall

Wallingford, CT 06492

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