to our golfers:
Your participation in this outing supports the ongoing mission of Orange Grove to recognize, support, and celebrate the qualities of the individual. Orange Grove's history is rich in examples of entrepreneurial spirit, grit, collaboration, creativity, and innovation necessary to support children and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD). In 1953, when Orange Grove was started, progressive thinking meant rejecting the idea of institutionalization. Since then, we -- that is, our entire community -- have agreed that de-institutionalization isn't enough - that people with IDD are more like us than not, and that we should support programs and services that foster growth and individual achievement, and grow opportunities for success in our greater community.
Growing opportunities looks like planning for longer and healthier life spans; developing skills necessary to work or volunteer; planning residential options; and working to improve accessibility to all the benefits this area has to offer. Programs like art, music, and therapeutic recreation recognize that each of us, regardless of IQ, has an innate desire to be creative. Health care and dental clinics assure families that the very particular needs of their loved ones will be addressed in a holistic and respectful way. Person-centered programs support each individual as they work toward their own personal goals and dreams.
Join me for an outing like no other - where high fives, hugs, and cheers are par for the course, and where the success of the day isn't measured by scores but by smiles.
First Horizon Bank
Prizes awarded for: Hole-in-One, Closest to Pin, Putting, and Longest Drive
Council Fire Golf Club offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
10:00 a.m. - Check-in/Lunch/Driving Range
11:00 a.m. - Shotgun Start
Awards reception immediately following completion of play.
Celebrity Guest Appearance
American Collegiate Golfer and Disabilities Advocate
Call (423) 664-4804 for more details or registration questions, or email [email protected].