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Shared Adventures shares day on beach 2022

Annual event grows in popularity after nearly three decades By Aric Sleeper SANTA CRUZ >> Cowell Beach was decked out on Saturday with approximately 300 plywood frames placed on the sand to set the stage for local nonprofit Shared Adventures’ 28th annual Day on the Beach. The event gives people with disabilities an opportunity …

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Disability Awareness Month Mural Dedication

Disability Awareness Month Mural Dedication Shared Adventures will host an unveiling and dedication ceremony at Ramsay Park in Watsonville on Sat., Oct. 16 to honor and celebrate those with disabilities. Two murals will be permanently displaced. The public is invited. Light refreshments will be served. Come to Ramsay park at 2 p.m. Saturday as Shared …

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Brenda Gutierrez Baeza New Board Member

Shared Adventures announces that Brenda Gutierrez Baeza has joined the board of the Santa Cruz non-profit that works with the county’s disabled community. Gutierrez Baeza brings her experience and passion to help with Shared Adventures community involvement and outreach. Brenda joined the Santa Cruz County Commission on Disabilities in 2016 and has been involved with …

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

Welcome to March, the National Brain Injury Awareness month! We hope this finds you and yours in great health and are embracing invigorating ways to thrive. Unfortunately, during the past 12 months both sports and recreational communities (youth to professional) have had to adjust their routine play or competition protocols due to Covid. With that …

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Beach Wheelchair Availability doubles at local state beaches, thanks to grant funding. Equipment is available for use at eight beaches, reservations recommended  Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) announced it is deploying five new beach wheelchairs funded by a $13,762 grant from the California Coastal Conservancy to improve access for visitors at local state …


A Virtual Tour of Accessible County Parks

Park Friends of Santa Cruz has reached out to the disabled community and created a series of videos showing the accessibility of various parks in the County (videos are sub-titled in Spanish). The entertaining videos are produced and narrated by Brenda Gutierrez-Baeza. Parks include: Jose Ave Park Felton County Park Seascape County Park Chanticleer County …

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