iCan Shine, formerly, Lose The Training Wheels, is an organization dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities discover the joy of an active lifestyle, particularly through teaching people with disabilities to ride bicycles. They are hosting a iCan Bike Camp in Oklahoma City on August 5-9 at the Oklahoma City Community College. This event will be a great opportunity for local individuals to gain the independence and healthy benefits that come from cycling. Full details about the ride can be found at http://icanshine.org/ican-bike-oklahoma-city-ok/
In lead up to this great event, they are holding a painting fundraiser and silent auction at the Wine and Palette Studio at 201 NW 10th Street in Oklahoma City from 12:00 to 3:00 PM this Saturday, March 16th, 2013. Entry is $40 with $10 going directly to the iCan Shine organization. The fee covers your paint, brushes, canvas, instructor and snacks. You can register here. At the end of the class, you will have your own version of the famous Starry Night to take home with you like the one shown below:
In addition to a fun day of painting, the following are a few of the items that will be available for bidding:
- A round of golf at The Greens
- A basket from the OKC Thunder.
- A family four pack of tickets to an OKC Barons hockey game.
- Passes to Pelican Bay.
- Baskets from Scentsy
- (3) one month passes to Travis Garza’s fat loss camps including meal plan.
- Two wine tastings and a bottle of wine from Put a Cork in It
- Products from Thirty-One.
- Tickets to the Science Museum
Additionally, they are seeking volunteers to help out during the event. You can register to volunteer by clicking here. If you have any questions, please contact the event host, Nikki Williams at email@example.com.
Below is a video from one of their earlier events in Rochester, NY:
Please help us get the word out about this great event.