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Welcome! Please enjoy this Train to Inspire monthly newsletter! Thanks for your involvement and support in making the seemingly impossible a reality!  
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Our Mission: Making the seemingly impossible a reality for people with disabilities.
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April TTI News

In this issue

  • Impact: Thanks to Our Volunteers!
  • Upcoming Events & RSVP Information 
  • Pictures from our INSPIRED Knotty Nail Event
  • Sign Up Genius App for Mobile Devices
  • Sean Nielsen Foundation Gala
It's National Volunteer Week!
Happy National Volunteer Week to our supporters!     
April 15-21, 2018
 
“I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.”
~ Tracy Chapman

Thanks to the countless volunteers who help Train to Inspire carry out our mission of making the seamlessly impossible a reality for people with disabilities. Your time and talents make a difference!  Thank you for raising  your hand in support of all of our friends who are accomplishing the things they never thought they could do.  

Volunteers, in the blue t-shirts, are shown below assisting participants as they conquered our NO LIMITS obstacle course last September.
In fact, not too long ago, Laura Gibson learned about Train to Inspire.  She jumped by volunteering and by bringing along her husband and friends to help with TTI events.  Laura and her crew volunteered for the obstacle course, our Pizza Ranch fundraising dinners, arranged for the TTI party buses to park at her organization, helped at our Go Cart event, and more!  Obviously, her support has been tremendous.  A HUGE thank you to Laura!
RSVP & Join US at these Upcoming Events 

This Month

  • Tae Kwon Do: Monday, April 16th at 6:00pm (details below)
  • Group Exercise: Monday, April 23rd at 5:30pm (details below)
  • Kickball!: Tuesday, April 24th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm  
    • Savage Field - located at 2601 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines
Upcoming 2018 Monthly Activties
  • Track and Field Day: May! Details coming soon!
  • Fishing: Sunday, June 3rd  from 2:00-3:00 PM or 3:00-4:00 PM
    • Raccoon River Park 2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines
  • Biking:  Sunday, July 15th from 2:00-3:30 PM or 3:30-5:00 PM
    • 304 S Madison St, Madrid, IA 50156
SAVE THE DATE!  Obstacle Course at ESI Camp Sunnyside on Saturday September 22, 2018.

Remember RSVPs are required for all events. We are using an online system called Sign-Up Genius.  To find more information about an event or to RSVP, click on the link for that event (above in the name of the event)!  Or, you can contact Tracy by email at tracy@traintoinspireiowa.org or by texting 515-249-2255.
Nailed it!
Look at our string art magicians! We had so many smiling faces designing unique and INSPIRED masterpieces at The Knotty Nail in March.  They are the STARS of our show, always!
There's an App for that!  Sign Up Genius
Attention!  Are you using your mobile device (cell phone, tablet, etc) to sign up for our events?  Here is a link that gives instructions on how to add Sign Up Genius to your mobile device (get the app).   We want to making signing up for events easier for you and we hope this helps!
Des Moines Gala - Opportunity to Support TTI
Sean Nielsen Foundation – God’s Got This has been a consistent supporter of TTI events.  Please consider supporting the Sean Nielsen Foundation by attending their annual gala.  Saturday, April 21st from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the Fred Maytag Scout Center.  Tickets are $25 per seat or $175 per table. 
Online: www.seanerfoundation.com/shop
Don't Forget! New Location for TKD & Group Exercise
Starting in February, our monthly Tae Kwon Do and Group Exercise was held at East Coast Tae Kwon Do Club's NEW LOCATION!  The address is:  204 8th Street SE, Altoona, IA 50009. 

 

Join us for Tae Kwon Do at 6:00pm on the 3rd Monday of each month. 
204 8th Street SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Enter through the back of the building and look for the East Coast Tae Kwon Do sign on the door.
Will we see you for Group Exercise this month?  It's at 5:30pm on the 4th Monday of each month.
204 8th Street SE, Altoona, IA 50009
Enter through the back of the building and look for the East Coast Tae Kwon Do sign on the door.
ALL EVENTS REQUIRE AN RSVP BY EMAILING OR TEXTING TRACY
at tracy@traintoinspireiowa.org or 515-249-2255.
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