FIFTH ANNUAL World of Possibilities: disAbilities, Healthy Aging and Independent Living Expo
FIFTH ANNUAL World of Possibilities: disAbilities, Healthy Aging and Independent Living Expo. Something for Everyone!
Please see our NEW Caring Communities/World of Possibilitiies Expo Video. You will not want to miss the World of Possibilities Expo the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, MD on May 2-3, 2008. Please keep checking the Expo free features link HERE for updates. FREE WHEELCHAIR REPAIR TOO!
This Expo is the biggest and best event of its kind in the region! 5-10,000 attendees expected. The World of Possibilities Expos are increasing in popularity and rapidly becoming the Region’s major forum for disability and senior-related resources. Everyone within the disabilities and senior community, children with disabilities and their families, caregivers, veterans and baby-boomers etc. should be there!
Co-sponsored by the City of Gaithersburg and the Office of Community Partnerships/Office of Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Montgomery County Commission on People with Disabilities and the Montgomery County Commission on Aging and the Maryland State Department of Education-Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.
New to the Expo this year:
National Disability Career Fair, sponsored by Hire Disability Solutions, will be a part of the World of Possibilities Expo at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Friday of the Expo, May 2, 2008! Don’t forget to bring your resume to the event. Find companies who are hiring persons with disabilities as well as disability professionals (OTs, PTs, educators, etc.). Hire Disability Solutions links businesses that are looking for qualified employees with disabilities and disability professionals to those job seekers who are trying to find or enhance their careers, see their website.
Get Gold Cash, Inc. Bring your broken and unwanted Jewelry to the Expo! Gold, silver, platnum and more. Recycling proceeds to benefit Caring Communities! Sponsored by: Get Gold Cash, Inc.
Charity Crab Feast/Rock Concert Featuring “Close to Normal” band. Friday, May 2, 2008 7:30pm-11:30pm
Building 2 (Old Auditorium)
Dan Keplinger – Subject and writer of the 1999 Oscar Award winning documentary King Gimp, Dan Keplinger will show a segment of his movie with a question and answer to follow.
More Great Expo Features: Parent-Professional Partnership Day & Conference sponsored by MSDE (Friday), Business/Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship workshops (Friday), Benefits Planning/Help Desk (Friday & Saturday), Assistive Technology Demonstration and Information Room Hosted by:Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD, Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MD TAP), Assistive Technology Loan Program (ATLP) and The WorkABILITY Loan Program
World of Possibilities Expo will provide an opportunity for you to enhance your knowledge and to explore the latest and greatest products, services, technology and resources that include:
Assistive and Adaptive Devices
Durable Medical Equipment
Adaptive Learning Tools
Disability and Elder Law Resources
Adapted Bikes/Adapted Exercise Equipment
Personal Care Products
Products for the Visually Impaired and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals
Local Agencies and Support Groups
Many Informative Workshops
Free Benefits Planning and Help Desk
Strolling Entertainers/Raffles and Giveaways
Personal Care Attendants
FREE WHEELCHAIR REPAIR!!
Even more FUN added to the Expos for the whole family to enjoy! Crafts show, food and entertainment, Get Gold Cash jewelry exchange, and many more new exhibitors! PLEASE START SPREADING THE WORD. Admission is $3 per person. Incredible educational experience, great networking opportunity and FUN!! Click HERE for more information and Free Admission Passes or call Mona Freedman RN at 1-866-227-4644. VENDOR SPACE STILL AVAILABLE.
Mona Freedman RN
5360 E Enterprise Street
Eldersburg, MD 21784
Toll Free: 1.866.227.4644