Blind Cyclist & Wife Team Up to Ride 25th MS150 (Part 1)

Part 1 Blind Cyclist & His Wife Team Up to Ride Their 25th MS150 Bill and Ellen Painter have been avid cyclists for the past 3 decades. Over the years, the two have participated in many competitive events ranging in length. One of their favorites is the annual MS150. To date, Bill (59) has completed this important event that raises funds for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research and programs 24 times. He and Ellen are members …

P2P 1/2 Marathon 2017

The Park to Park 1/2 Marathon – Stuarts Draft ➝Waynesboro, has been a premier race attracting runners of all ages and abilities from all over the country for nearly a decade. Some racers have participated in the P2P1/2M all 9 years. For others, this event may be their 1st ever 1/2M. Running through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley certainly makes the P2P1/2M an exceptional event to put on your annual race calendar. Dwayne Jones and his …

Advocating for National Parks Conservation Association

On November 22-24, 2017 individuals representing organizations from across the country traveled to D.C. to advocate on behalf of our national Parks. Many who participated were concerned with historic preservation; others stressed the importance of protecting and preserving our country’s beautiful environmental treasures. Organizations such as Therapeutic Adventures, The Mission Continues, and Warrior Expeditions were present to stress the importance of the National Parks — providing both accessibility, and places to promote healing after service …

UVA Computer Science – Service Learning Practicum

Throughout the 2016-17 University of Virginia academic year, seven students worked together to design and develop a computer data-base program to help Therapeutic Adventures (TA) manage several key aspects of operations. Aaron Bloomfield, Associate Professor – Department of Computer Science at UVA was the faculty member who provided supervision of the students who were assigned to work with TA. Students rotated leadership responsibilities for coordinating weekly meetings with TA Executive Director, Mark Andrews and TA …

U.S. Paralympics Recognizes Therapeutic Adventures – Paralympic Sport Club – Blue Ridge~Shenandoah for Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado ― U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, today announced that Therapeutic Adventures – Paralympic Sport Club – Blue Ridge~Shenandoah has been recognized as a BRONZE level club as a part of the Paralympic Sport Club Excellence Program, which also recognizes 65 other clubs across the country. Created in 2013, the excellence program is designed to support Paralympic Sport Clubs as they evolve …