Rehabilitation Institute sponsors adaptive ski clinic at Snow Creek

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Tara Adler Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC) Direct: 816-751-7901 Cell: 816-797-2082

Know No Limitations Adrenaline rush through adaptive skiing on the hill

Weston, MO (January 3, 2013) - The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC) will take to the slopes at Snow Creek to sponsor an adaptive ski clinic open to former RIKC program participants . This unique event provides the opportunity for children and adults with physical limitations due to spinal cord injuries, strokes, etc. to be able to experience the rush of skiing with the assistance of adaptive equipment and professionally trained staff and volunteers. This event is made possible by RIKC in partnership with Midwest Adaptive Sports and Snow Creek. Friends for RIKC, a local professional’s group providing support and awareness for those with disabilities, will also be in attendance to show their support on the event. Friends for RIKC will sponsor five future individuals to head to Snow Creek to learn the ropes of adaptive skiing at no cost to participant.

Excellent photographic and interview opportunities are available throughout the day.

What: RIKC’s “Day on the Hill” When: Thursday, January 3, 2013 from Noon until 6 PM. Where: Snow Creek, 1 Snow Creek Drive, Weston, MO (directions below)
Event Contact: Tara Adler, (816) 751-7901 or

The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC) is the premier outpatient medical and vocational rehabilitation service provider in the Greater Kansas City area. Since 1947, RIKC continues to help children and adults with disabilities live more independent and enriching lives in the community.

Specialties Medical Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology Services, Driving Evaluation & Training, Adaptive Technology Services, Employment Placement, and Industrial Subcontracting

Directions to Snow Creek in Weston, MO From Kansas City Take I29 North to Exit 20 toward MO 273 N/Tracy/Weston Turn left onto MO-371 N/Elm Grove Rd/U.S. Spur 71 S Continue onto MO-273 N Turn right to stay on MO-273 N Turn right onto MO-273 N/MO-45 N Turn right onto Snow Creek Drive

To our users and readers

Press Release Central has moved to a new server. What does this mean for you? Releases posted prior to March 1, 2012 have gone away, as has your old account registration info. Everyone will need to re-register for an account. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Want your event in our calendar?

Would you like your event published in The Kansas City Star? We’d be glad to consider it.

Enter your event


About Press Release Central

Press Release Central is Kansas City’s largest community site for press releases announcing news of all kinds: business, entertainment, sports and more. Releases stay for an extended period, so messages live a long life. And if you’re hunting for tips or information, just search to find news, names and subjects you might have missed.