The annual "Cheers to Camp Cheerful" event benefits programs of Camp Cheerful and will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Camp Cheerful. Major support for the event is provided by the Brunswick Auto Mart, along with other generous sponsors.
The casual, fun evening will include happy hour in the horse barn with appetizers, ‘Barnyard Bingo’ 50/50 raffle followed by dinner, dancing and DJ, refreshments (beer, wine, soft drinks), raffles, and silent auction in the Great Hall. Popular silent auction items will include many unique experience packages and items such as autographed sports memorabilia, sporting event tickets, spa and golf packages, restaurant certificates and more. The Cheers to Camp Cheerful event is organized by a dedicated and active group of volunteers from the Strongsville area, with a goal to raise over $90,000 to support the many programs at Camp Cheerful.
A cost of $50.00 per person includes happy hour, dinner, refreshments, and dancing. Reservations are required and may be made online at AchievementCenters.org/cheers or by calling Katie at 216-292-9700 ext. 226 by September 13th.
Built in 1947 on 52 wooded acres in the Cleveland Metroparks Mill Stream Run Reservation, Camp Cheerful was Ohio’s first barrier-free camp specifically designed for children with physical disabilities. Today, campers of all abilities and ages enjoy activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, campfires, fishing, canoeing, sports, and therapeutic horseback riding. Camp Cheerful offers seasonally-appropriate activities for children and adults with and without disabilities in a supportive outdoor environment, including weekend respite care for campers, adapted sports, outdoor education programs and our year-round River Rock Adult Day program.
Founded in 1940, the Achievement Centers for Children is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower children and adults with disabilities and their families to achieve their greatest potential. Providing support services, recreation and sports, adults services, and therapy services, the Achievement Centers for Children serves children and adults with disabilities and their families at facilities in Highland Hills, Westlake and Camp Cheerful in Strongsville, Ohio. For more information, visit AchievementCenters.org.
Media contact: Susan Christopher, firstname.lastname@example.org, (216) 292-9700