For Immediate Release
FRISCO, TX (March 23, 2023) – Leadership Frisco Class 26 is hosting ‘Fore Frisco,’ a fundraiser event April 24, 2023, between 5:30 PM- 9:00 PM at Topgolf in The Colony, Texas. The event will raise funds to benefit two Frisco nonprofits that help enhance the lives of Frisco families with special needs children and adults.
The two beneficiaries of this fundraiser are Frisco Flyers and Lone Star Abilities Network. Frisco Flyers is a Special Olympics program dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with special needs through activity and interaction. Lone Star Abilities Network provides support to Frisco individuals with disabilities and their families through educational, social, and recreational resources.
“Generous donors and Leadership Frisco Class 26’s Fore Frisco event will allow our nonprofit to expand needed services to those with diverse abilities in our community,” said Melanie Neystel, a member of the executive board of Lone Star Abilities Network. “The funds received will go toward supporting our mission by funding those with disabilities in the areas of vocational skills and job placement; safety and security; advocacy and community awareness; and recreational, educational, and social engagement opportunities.”
Leadership Frisco is a nine-month community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. Each class selects and completes a class project that benefits Frisco. Fore Frisco is Leadership Frisco Class 26’s project. The project was inspired through visiting several local nonprofit organizations and learning about specific community needs.
“From the start, the goal for our class project was to benefit the city of Frisco in a meaningful way,” said Sharon White, co-lead of Leadership Frisco Class 26. “This event is our shared commitment to the Leadership Frisco program, our deserving beneficiaries, and each other.”
About Leadership Frisco
Leadership Frisco™ is a nine-month community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. Each class starts with a team-building day and includes a full day each month dedicated to exploring the inner workings of Frisco’s government, educational system, economic development, service organizations, regional issues, leisure and culture, health services, and public safety. Members also have the opportunity to learn about and practice skills critical to working with volunteers and groups in the community. Members of the program also select and complete a class project during their year that benefits Frisco. To learn more, visit: friscochamber.com/leadership-frisco.
About Frisco Flyers
The Frisco Flyers is a Special Olympics program dedicated to increasing the activity, interaction, and enhancing the lives of those with special needs in Frisco. To learn more, visit: friscoflyers.org.
About Lone Star Abilities Network
Lone Star Abilities Network provides educational, social, and recreational resources and support to individuals in Frisco with disabilities and their families. As a volunteer-led nonprofit, Lone Star Abilities Network is dedicated to providing resources and support to families in its community who have special needs. To learn more, visit: www.lsabilitiesnet.org.
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