Northbrook Canoe Challenge a Key Fundraiser for Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County

Mark Hostutler
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Images via the Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County.

The Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County invites you to participate in the 38th Annual Northbrook Canoe Challenge & Duck Race on Sunday, May 5.

The Canoe Challenge is 9.5-miles long and takes approximately three hours to complete. The day begins with a shuttle to Mortonville from the Northbrook Canoe Company in West Chester. The Challenge begins at 12 PM and is open to people of all skill levels, and families are encouraged to participate.

Take a chance at winning the “Rubber-Duck Race” at 10:30 AM.

“We thank all of the participants, volunteers, and sponsors who make it a fun day to paddle down the Brandywine for great cause,” said Margaret Rybinski, Executive Director of the Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County.

The Exton-based nonprofit serves people with not only Cerebral Palsy but a variety of physical disabilities, like spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis. It also provides services to people with brain injury and autism. Its Children’s Early Intervention program provides comprehensive services to infant and toddlers with developmental delays.

The Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County accomplishes its mission to enhance the abilities and support the independence of people with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities throughout their lives by:

  • providing the highest quality of services to individuals with disabilities and their families
  • educating the community about physical disabilities
  • informing the public about the abilities and rights of people with disabilities
  • promoting self-determination
  • enhancing the developmental growth of children and the independence of adults with disabilities in the community

The organization’s vision is an accessible community where every child has educational success and developmental growth and where adults with disabilities participate in and live as independently as possible.

Click here for more information or to register for the 38th Annual Northbrook Canoe Challenge & Duck Race. The deadline for registration is Saturday, May 4.

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