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June 30, 2014

#Journey2014 – Day 1

NiaWanda Park in Tonawanda New York – Today we begin Journey 2014. It has been a long 365 days for Our Ability, from disability workshops, motivational speaking, building Our Ability Connect, video production as well as general advocacy. While there so much to do still and so much we have accomplished, we are proud to be back on the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal is a symbol for economic development in this country from the
July 6, 2014

Day 7 – #Journey2014 is at 194 Miles

Genesis 2:2 – “…He (in this case we) rested on the seventh day.” Week one is complete, and it has been all that we had hoped for and more. I cannot recap the whole week, but I’d like to observe a few things that are much different than last year. This has been an extremely emotional week for us. While last year had emotional ups and downs, this year has been even more powerful for
March 10, 2015

Time To Put a Stop to Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying and Disability One day after a football game several years ago, I noticed a young man about 20 years old taking a cell phone movie of me while I was walking around the college campus. In that instance, I realized someone was going to use their anonymity and cell phone technology to entertain themselves. And that stung. Futhermore, this guy was going to “share” this experience with others. And that bothered me. While technology
June 28, 2016

New trails, new riders, new speed records. #JourneytoWork

By Doug Hamlin, Our Ability – see more on Facebook The second day of Journey 2016 was awesome! Senator Ortt, Kevin Kerins from the Canal Corp, Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled and Opportunities Unlimited were there to see us off and remind us just why we do this thing! High praise for the Canal Corporation for trail upgrades between Tonawanda and Lockport. We got to our lunch in Lockport is a record (for us) two
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