Jon R. McKinnie


October is Disabilities Month Dionysus Theatre invited Rotary to attend the 4th Annual Women with Disabilities Empowerment Fair, which is  hosted by Houston Center for Independent Living on Saturday, October 19 from 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm.   The theme of this year’s fair is Celebrating The Woman Within".


To honor the occasion, Dionysus will conduct musical performances and participate with a lineup of talented artists including Auti Angel from Sundance Channel’s ‘Push Girls” television series. Below are the details:

 

4th Annual Women with Disabilities Empowerment Fair

Saturday, October 19

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm   Fair and Workshops (FREE)

6:00 pm –  8:30 pm  Dinner and Evening Performance ($5/person with RSVP required)

 

Metropolitan Multi-Service Center

1475 West Gray

Houston, TX 77019

 

To RSVP, please contact Maria Palacios at  mpalacios@hcil.cc or at 713-974-4621 (voice/TTY). This event is ASL interpreted.

 

Yours in Rotary,

Nicole Wycislo

Chair, Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Adults sub-committee

District 5890 Vocational Service Committee

 

About Rotary and Dionysus Theatre

In 2011 and 2013, The Galleria Area Rotary Club Charitable Foundation presented grants to Dionysus Theatre.   Nicole Wycislochair of the Intellectually and Mentally Disabled sub-committee of the District 5890 Vocational Service Committee and member of the Rotary Club of the Galleria Area, is board vice president of the Dionysus Theatre.

 

Dionysus Theatre, primarily funded through private contributors and grants, reaches out to community to continue its mission— to be a catalyst in breaking down barriers for and changing lives and attitudes toward persons with physical and mental disabilities. The theatre has a special commitment to educating children about inclusion and has a touring youth theatre that focuses on anti-bullying, empowerment, and self-esteem.

 

To learn what Dionysus and inclusion theatre is about, please watch this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujjuiJCdrAY 
(Preview

 



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