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Champions Gala Labor Day Special

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Who’s says you can only celebrate Labor Day for 1 day? We’re celebrating ALL week!!       One-Week Labor Day Special! $100 Champions Gala Registration through Monday, Sept 12th We’re celebrating Labor Day (and the unofficial end of Summer) ALL week! Register between now and Monday, Sept 12th at 11:59pm ET and get your reserved seat* […]

Champions Gala Live Auction Items Announced!

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This year we’re bringing the Live Auction of Clay Experiences back to the Champions Gala stage! We’ve got more items so more bidders can be involved AND it’s happening at the main event where everyone can be part of the fun! Available Experiences: Game Night with Clay for 10 Dinner at Faye’s with Clay, Faye […]

Thank you Zak!

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Zak Fathi retiring from the Board of Directors Dr. Zak Fathi joined the board of the National Inclusion Project (NIP) in November 2011 and provided thoughtful guidance and analysis in all areas of our operations for the past 5 years. Dr. Fathi acted as project lead on numerous strategic efforts and served on the Governance […]

Celebrate what #friendshipis to YOU on July 20th!

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What does it mean to have a friend? Tell us what friendship means to you and your family as part of an all day celebration of friendship and inclusion! On Wednesday, July 20, we are having a giant party to celebrate friendship! All day long, share what “friendship is” on social media – Facebook, Twitter […]

Gala Pre-Party tickets now on sale!

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You are cordially invited to the Friday, Oct 21 6:30pm Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub 201 E. 5th Street – Charlotte, NC (1 block from the Omni) $29 per person – includes food and drink Click here to learn more! Attending the Champions Gala in Charlotte on Oct 22nd? Make sure you grab your ticket for the […]

Champions Gala Registration is now open!

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As a supporter of inclusion and the National Inclusion Project, we invite you to join us for our annual Gala weekend as we celebrate All In Perfect Harmony! Based on your feedback throughout the years, we have added more events for ALL guests to enjoy, moved all the live auction items to Saturday night, and […]

Save the Day 5K a Heroic Success!

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Thank YOU for being a HERO! Because of YOU we raised over $13,000 for the inclusion of children with disabilities in ALL of life’s activities! Thank you so much for your support of our 2nd Annual Save the Day 5K in RTP, NC! The proceeds from the race will enable community, recreational and cultural programs […]

#PowerofPlay16 – THANK YOU!

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THANK YOU! Thank you to everyone that attended, volunteered, and sponsored the 2016 Power of Play Inclusion Conference! We had an amazing time and hated to see everyone leave. We hope you all left with a great toolkit of inclusive best practices, new friends and photos/videos to get you through the after-conference depression. Above is […]

Welcome New Board Member Elsbeth Brown!

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We are very pleased to announce the addition of a new board member! Elsbeth Brown, PhD, has been a friend of the National Inclusion Project for many years as a Let’s ALL Play partner with YMCA of Middle Tennessee, as a member of our Program Advisory Council and as a presenter at the annual Power […]