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Sept 2019

TR WIRE
Monthly Newsletter
TRinfo@MeckNC.Gov

Inside Therapeutic & Inclusive Recreation Services

PLAY AT ONE OF OUR INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUNDS!

Top (Left to Right): Mallard Creek Park, Nevin Park & Colonel Francis Beatty Park/Playground
Bottom (Left to Right): William R. Davie Park & Grier Heights Park

None of these in your area? Visit ParkandRec.com under Parks to find one near you!

LOOKING FOR US? WE'RE IN THE OFFICE!

Therapeutic and Inclusive Recreation Services (TIRS) offices are located


at the Queens University Sports Complex at Marion Diehl Park (2211 Tyvola Rd)
& at the Tyvola Senior Center (2225 Tyvola Road).

In person payments (cash, check, credit/debit) for TIRS can only be accepted
at the Tyvola Senior Center from 8:30am-3:00pm; Monday - Friday.

Any TIRS full time staff person can also take a credit card payment over the phone.
You can also register for all programs online at ParkandRec.com!
Be our friend! Facebook Group:
Therapeutic Recreation - Meck County
THE TIRS STAFF
TERRI.STOWERS@MECKNC.GOV
DIVISION DIRECTOR
COMMUNITY & RECREATION CENTER SERVICES

VERNICE.GALLONCLYBURN@MECKNC.GOV
TR SUPERVISOR
OFFICE - 980.314.1308
CELL - 704.226.2647

STACEY.THOMAS@MECKNC.GOV
TR SUPERVISOR
OFFICE - 980.314.1302
CELL - 980.722.2175

CARINA.CASTRO@MECKNC.GOV
TR SPECIALIST
OFFICE - 980.314.1304
CELL - 980.722.2179

KATHERINE.CULBRETH@MECKNC.GOV
TR SPECIALIST
OFFICE - 980.314.1307
CELL - 704.516.5198

DANIELLE.DOBBS@MECKNC.GOV
TR SPECIALIST
OFFICE - 980.314.1309
CELL - 980.585.9560

SHAWN.WHITMAN@MECKNC.GOV
TR SPECIALIST
CELL - 980.722.2171

MADELINE.JONES@MECKNC.GOV
RECREATION SPECIALIST - TR
OFFICE - 980.314.1315
CELL - 704.430.8143

CANDICE.MOORE@MECKNC.GOV
RECREATION SPECIALIST - TR
CELL - 704.589.2662

HAYLEY SCANLAN
RECREATION ASSISTANT

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION


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WWW.PARKANDREC.COM TRInfo@MeckNC.Gov
LET'S DANCE!
REGISTER FOR ALL PROGRAMS AT PARKANDREC.COM!
FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER DANCE SEPTEMBER 20
6:00PM - 8:30PM
$10
TYVOLA SENIOR CENTER
2229 TYVOLA RD
ACTIVITY #102789

Candice.Moore@MeckNC.gov
Madeline.Jones@MeckNC.gov
AGES 13 – UP WITH A DISABILITY.
COME WRAP UP THE SUMMER IN A TROPICAL PARADISE! JOIN US FOR A FUN
TIME FILLED WITH DJ, MUSIC, DANCING, REFRESHMENTS, AND FRIENDS!

PRE-REGISTER ONLINE OR PAY AT THE DOOR

CAN'T MAKE IT IN SEPTEMBER? FUTURE DATES: OCTOBER 18, NOVEMBER 15,


DECEMBER 13

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ADULT PROGRAMS
REGISTER FOR ALL PROGRAMS AT PARKANDREC.COM!

ZUMBA TUESDAYS
SEPTEMBER 3 - OCTOBER 22 $40
5:30PM - 6:30PM
TYVOLA SENIOR CENTER
2225 TYVOLA RD
ACTIVITY #98860

Danielle.Dobbs@MeckNC.gov
FOR PARTICIPANTS WITH DISABILITIES AGES 15 AND OLDER.
JOIN US WHILE WE JUMP, SHAKE AND SHIMMY OUR WAY THROUGH
THIS ENERGETIC WORK OUT. WE'RE WORKING TO IMPROVE OUR
BALANCE AND COORDINATION AS WELL AS INCREASE OUR CARDIO
DURING THIS DANCE PARTY WORK OUT. NEVER BEEN IN A ZUMBA
CLASS BEFORE, NO WORRIES, THE MOVES ARE BROKEN DOWN AND
TAUGHT/MODIFIED AT A LEARNING PACE.

$80 TUESDAYS
SEPT 3 - OCT 22 GIFTED GARDENERS
10AM - 12PM

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
1418 ARMORY DR
ACTIVITY #102744

Katherine.Culbreth@MeckNC.gov
FOR ADULTS AND SENIORS, AGES 18 AND UP WITH
DISABILITIES. THE GIFTED GARDENERS ARE READY TO WARM
THE GARDEN UP AND PLANT FOR THE SPRING! WE WILL
MAINTAIN AND PLANT NEW HOUSE PLANTS, CREATE GARDEN
CRAFTS, AND CONTINUE TO WORK IN THE GARDEN! PLEASE
DRESS FOR THE WEATHER, AS WE SPEND PART OF EACH
CLASS OUTDOORS, WEATHER PERMITTING.

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ADULT PROGRAMS
REGISTER FOR ALL PROGRAMS AT PARKANDREC.COM!

$80 CREATIVE ARTS


WEDNESDAYS
SEPTEMBER 4 - OCTOBER 23
10AM - 12PM

QUEENS UNIVERSITY SPORTS


COMPLEX AT MARION DIEHL
2211 TYVOLA RD
ACTIVITY #102832

Katherine.Culbreth@MeckNC.gov
FOR ADULTS AGES 18 AND UP WITH
DISABILITIES. COME EXPRESS
YOURSELF IN CREATIVE ARTS!
FOCUSING ON A NEW THEME EACH
CLASS, WE WILL CREATE SEVERAL
DIFFERENT ART PIECES FOCUSING ON
ARTISTS, ARTISTIC STYLES, DIFFERENT
MEDIUMS.

SPORTS AND MORE $80


FRIDAYS
SEPTEMBER 6 - OCTOBER 25
10AM - 12PM

QUEENS UNIVERSITY SPORTS


COMPLEX AT MARION DIEHL
2211 TYVOLA RD
ACTIVITY #102837

Katherine.Culbreth@MeckNC.gov
FOR ADULTS AGES 18 AND UP WITH
DISABILITIES. COME ONE, COME ALL!
JOIN US FOR THIS EXCITING PROGRAM
FOCUSING ON BUILDING SPORTS
SKILLS AND HAVING FITNESS FUN.
WARM UP AND STRETCH YOUR BODY
BEFORE HITTING THE COURT OR FIELD
TO PLAY YOUR FAVORITE SPORTS.

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TEEN/ADULT PROGRAMS
REGISTER FOR ALL PROGRAMS AT PARKANDREC.COM!

BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY MONDAYS


SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 28 $80
3PM - 5PM

QUEENS UNIVERSITY SPORTS


COMPLEX AT MARION DIEHL
2211 TYVOLA RD
ACTIVITY #102947

Katherine.Culbreth@MeckNC.gov
FOR ADULTS AGES 18 AND UP WITH A DISABILITY. JOIN US AS WE
EXPLORE THE WORLD THROUGH THE LENS OF A CAMERA! BRING
YOUR OWN OR USE ONE OF OURS…IT CAN EVEN BE A PHONE! WE
WILL LEARN THE BASIC SKILLS OF CAMERA USE, TAKE PICTURES
AND DISCUSS THEM EACH CLASS!

MONDAYS
ADULT COOKING SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 28 $80
10AM - 12PM

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
1418 ARMORY DR
ACTIVITY #102729

Katherine.Culbreth@MeckNC.gov
FOR ADULTS AGES 18 AND UP WITH DISABILITIES. ADULT COOKING
IS THE PLACE TO LEARN VARIOUS COOKING SKILLS AND TO LEARN
HOW TO PREPARE HEALTHY RECIPES! WE WILL DISCUSS HEALTHY
EATING HABITS AND PREPARE A DIFFERENT MEAL EACH CLASS.
WE’LL FOCUS ON HYGIENE, HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES TO
UNHEALTHY FOODS, AND MORE!

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ADULT PROGRAMS
REGISTER FOR ALL PROGRAMS AT PARKANDREC.COM!

BIG TIME BOWLERS $80


THURSDAYS
SEPTEMBER 12 - OCTOBER 31
3:30PM - 5PM
10 PARK LANES
1700 MONTFORD DR
ACTIVITY #101742

Carina.Castro@MeckNC.gov
FOR AGES 18+ WITH A DISABILITY. NEED
SOME FUN? JOIN US FOR WEEKLY
BOWLING! IMPROVE YOUR BOWLING
SKILLS WHILE HAVING FUN WITH FRIENDS!
ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOMED!

$25 FARM TO TABLE


SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER 14
9AM - 1PM

COOPERATIVE
EXTENSION
1418 ARMORY DR
ACTIVITY #102941

Katherine.Culbreth@MeckNC.gov
FOR ADULTS AGES 18 AND UP WITH A
DISABILITY. JOIN US AS WE VISIT A LOCAL
FARMER’S MARKET, DISCUSS LOCAL FARMING
AND PRODUCE WITH VENDORS, PURCHASE
INGREDIENTS AND RETURN TO COOK A MEAL
WITH INGREDIENT STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM!
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ADULT PROGRAMS
REGISTER FOR ALL PROGRAMS AT PARKANDREC.COM!

FAST FOOD & FLICKS NORTH


SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER 14 $25
10:30AM - 2:30PM

AMC NORTHLAKE
7325 NORTHLAKE MALL DR
ACTIVITY #102811

Carina.Castro@MeckNC.gov
FOR AGES 13 AND OLDER WITH A DISABILITY. CALLING ALL MOVIE LOVERS!!
JOIN US FOR A FUN DAY OF GOING TO THE MOVIES AND DINING OUT! WE WILL
MEET AT AMC NORTHLAKE AT 10:30AM (TIME IS DEPENDENT UPON THE MOVIE
TIME). THE COST INCLUDES THE MOVIE TICKET AND LUNCH AT NORTHLAKE
MALL.

DAY TRIPPERS SATURDAY


SEPTEMBER 21 $20
12PM - 4PM
TYVOLA SENIOR CENTER
2225 TYVOLA RD
ACTIVITY #102817

Carina.Castro@MeckNC.gov
FOR AGES 18+, OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL, WITH A DISABILITY.ARE YOU
EXCITED TO SPEND THE DAY WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS? HANG OUT WITH
PEOPLE YOU KNOW AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS, TOO! WE WILL BE GOING
TO THE 29TH ANNUAL LATIN AMERICAN FESTIVAL! WE'LL ENJOY FOOD,
MUSIC, AND ACTIVITIES! PLEASE BRING MONEY FOR LUNCH. DROP OFF
AND PICK UP AT TYVOLA SENIOR CENTER.

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