Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families through community inclusion and support.
Every day, Chris Nikic wakes and vows to be 1% better. Over the past year as he trained for his first Ironman race, he knew he needed to gradually improve. This incremental growth is what he believes helped him become the first person with Down syndrome to finish an Ironman triathlon — even after he experienced some cuts from a fall and fire ant bites during a refreshment break.
The drivers going past had seen people holding homemade signs and standing on street corners before. But they'd probably never seen a sign like this.
Finley’s Barkery, like many thoroughly 21st century businesses, started with a social mission: employing adults with special needs. Named after the owners’ dog, Finley’s — which manufactures dog treats — grew through social media, gaining a huge boost when actor-entrepreneur Ashton Kutcher shared one of the company’s posts.
All in person events canceled until further notice. Virtual meetings through ZOOM listed on Calendar page.