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SKIL Fishing Without Boundaries - June 2

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SKIL Resource Center Hosting "Fishing Without Boundaries" Event SKIL is inviting the community to participate in "Fishing Without Boundaries" Event

• Parsons, KS : SKIL Resource Center, based in Parsons, KS, is hosting a fishing event on June 2nd 8:00AM – 7:00PM at Big Hill Lake.

• The event is to bring the community together with fun, sun and fishing for anyone no matter their needs.

• There will be Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served.

• There are several prizes for different fishing categories

• There is a raffle of several themed summer baskets

• "My Uncle George taught me to fish," said Kyle Phillips, who wanted to emphasize the importance of fishing to his family.

• Ivan Buchanan said, "This is really the only time I'm able to get out of the house to fish," emphasizing the events importance to the disabled community.

• Shari Coatney, the CEO and President of SKIL replied, when asked about the event's importance, "The event is to facilitate peer support and socialization with others with whom they may not have had the chance to interact with. Fishing is an integral part of being a Kansan and many with disabilities are not given access to this essential leisure activity that many take for granted. Everyone, whether they are disabled and need accommodation, or are able bodied and just looking for something to do on a lazy June day will be welcomed."

About SKIL: SKIL was created by; is driven by; and is focused on persons with disabilities, their families and communities. SKIL provides advocacy, education and support with consumer-controlled services to break down and remove existing barriers and bridge social gaps to ensure and preserve independence and equality for all in the community. Visit our website at: www.skilonline.com and follow us on the SKIL Resource Center FaceBook page, Twitter and Snapchat.

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