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Halloween Festivities at CORE

Spooky Season has begun, and you can bet that CORE has some tricks and treats planned to celebrate! Bring your A-game to this year’s festive competitions:

CORE Pumpkin Patch 10/17-10/22: Pick up a pumpkin to carve or decorate for our pumpkin contest. 

Pumpkin Contest Submission 10/26-10/29: Drop of your completed pumpkin at CORE for the judges to see.

Halloween 10/31: All day costume contest at CORE and Pumpkin Contest winner announcement

2022 Reindeer Run & Roll 5k

The 2022 Reindeer Run & Roll 5k is Saturday, December 17th! Registration is open now, so be sure to sign up before November 4th to ensure you’ll receive a t-shirt and finisher medal. After the race, enjoy some donuts and bubbles, and get your picture with Santa as we celebrate a productive Saturday morning. Last year’s event was a hit, but this year will be bigger and better!

If you or someone you know is interested in sponsoring the event, get in touch with Dana (dana@coreflorida.com) for more information.  

2022 Abilities Expo

The Abilities Expo is November 4th-6th at the Double Tree Miami Airport Convention Center and CORE will have a booth at this can’t miss event! The Abilities Expo will feature informational workshops, the latest tech and products, interactive experiences, adaptive sports, and even an adaptive climbing wall. Registration is free, so what are you waiting for?

Spring 2023 CORE Internship Class Openings

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2023 Internship Class. If you know someone that’s interested in a hands-on learning experience, let them know about CORE’s Internship Program or have them get in touch with Dylan, the Internship Program Director (dylan@coreflorida.com).

Wheelchair Seating Clinic

Have you been wondering if your wheelchair is working right for you? Check out the Wheelchair Seating Clinic hosted by Orlando Health.

Clinic visit includes:

  • Cushion pressure mapping
  • Wheelchair cushion maintenance
  • Wheelchair scale for obtaining current individual weight
  • Possible minor wheelchair adjustments
  • Assessments may lead to recommendations for full wheelchair evaluation if new wheelchair or major modifications are needed
  • No charge for clinic visit

For questions or to schedule an appointment contact Bob Melia at 321-843-2976 or robert.melia@orlandohealth.com.

Appointments for the clinic will take place at 100 W. Gore St. Suite 104 in Orlando.

CORE C.H.A.M.P.s

This month’s CORE C.H.A.M.P. is Liam! Liam really stepped up by educating the interns on electrical stimulation, and also furthered his own education in our aquatic training program and joining the aqua team. Besides that he’s a great team player all around!

As this month’s C.H.A.M.P., Liam has selected Parker as our client C.H.A.M.P! Parker is a recent graduate who has started a full time career as an engineer. Despite taking on a full time job, he remains dedicated to his recovery and training. Keep up the great work guys!

CORE Calendar

  • October 17th-22nd: CORE Pumpkin Patch
  • October 26th-29th: Pumpkin Contest Submissions Due
  • October 31st: Halloween (Costume & Pumpkin contest)
  • November 22nd: Turkey Tuesday
  • November 24th-25th: CORE Closed for Thanksgiving
  • December 10th: CORE Christmas Party
  • December 17th: Reindeer Run & Roll 5k

Why choose CORE?