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Thank you for joining us at Institute Park!AbilityFest Seven Hills Foundation logo

Thank you to our wonderful community of friends, families and supporters for making AbilityFest 2017 such an uplifting and empowering event for individuals of all abilities! On Sunday, October 1, hundreds of people participated in AbilityFest’s one-mile Murphy Mile Walk, with smiles on their faces that warmed the already beautiful day at Institute Park.

The event’s 5K race was also well attended. Some of the highlights include the participation of local legend in the making, Maddy Wilson. A phenomenal 8-year-old wheelchair racer from Spencer, MA, who’s racing success clearly shows that people with disabilities can excel with the right support and encouragement. “Maddy is a quiet 8-year-old, but she’s very competitive and passionate about her sport,” her dad, Carl, said. Participants from Team Hoyt also competed along-side Maddy and the other runners.

Congratulations to our 5K Winners:

The beautiful fall weather helped to make the festivities at the Park our largest success to date. Attendees enjoyed live musical performances from Matthew Wade of My Silent Bravery, as well as from Ethan Caouette. Wally from the Redsox and Jake from the Worcester Bravehearts also joined in the festivities.

Thank you to our Co-Champion sponsors, Blue Cross Blue Shield MA and Alternative Home Health Care for their generosity in support of this community celebration for people of all abilities.

See our photos on Flickr >

AbilityFest photos

Thank you to our Co-Champion Sponsors!

Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts

Alternative Home Healthcare, LLC

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