News/Outreach

Anthony Venditti Memorial Notice

By Geneva Sarvis / October 22, 2021
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Disability Awareness Month Mural Dedication

By Geneva Sarvis / October 14, 2021

Shared Adventures will host an unveiling and dedication ceremony at Ramsay Park in Watsonville on Sat., Oct. 16 to honor and celebrate those with disabilities. Two murals will be permanently displaced. The public is invited. Light refreshments will be served. Come to Ramsay park at 2 p.m. Saturday as Shared Adventures will host an unveiling […]

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Portable Ramps Now Available to Rent!

By Geneva Sarvis / July 16, 2021

Portable Ramps Now Available to Rent!

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Celebrating Abilities at Camp Harmon

Family Camp Day

By Geneva Sarvis / July 13, 2021

A 1 day camp. Easter Seals Camp Harmon 16403 California 9  Boulder Creek, CA 95006 Sun, August 15, 2021 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM PDT Full of all the fun of camp in just one day. crafts(tie dye and others), outdoor cooking, archery, swimming, carnival activities and more Lunch will be provided Participants (anyone with […]

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Brenda Gutierrez Baeza New Board Member

By Geneva Sarvis / May 18, 2021

Shared Adventures announces that Brenda Gutierrez Baeza has joined the board of the Santa Cruz non-profit that works with the county’s disabled community. Gutierrez Baeza brings her experience and passion to help with Shared Adventures community involvement and outreach. Brenda joined the Santa Cruz County Commission on Disabilities in 2016 and has been involved with […]

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Geneva Sarvis / March 9, 2021

Welcome to March, the National Brain Injury Awareness month! We hope this finds you and yours in great health and are embracing invigorating ways to thrive. Unfortunately, during the past 12 months both sports and recreational communities (youth to professional) have had to adjust their routine play or competition protocols due to Covid. With that […]

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BEACH WHEELCHAIR AVAILABILITY DOUBLES

By Foster Andersen / February 22, 2021

Beach Wheelchair Availability doubles at local state beaches, thanks to grant funding. Equipment is available for use at eight beaches, reservations recommended  Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) announced it is deploying five new beach wheelchairs funded by a $13,762 grant from the California Coastal Conservancy to improve access for visitors at local state […]

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A Virtual Tour of Accessible County Parks

By Foster Andersen / February 2, 2021

Park Friends of Santa Cruz has reached out to the disabled community and created a series of videos showing the accessibility of various parks in the County (videos are sub-titled in Spanish). The entertaining videos are produced and narrated by Brenda Gutierrez-Baeza. Parks include: Jose Ave Park Felton County Park Seascape County Park Chanticleer County […]

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Day on the Beach 2019 A Huge Success!

By Jackie Fenwick / July 23, 2019

200 volunteers came out to Day on the Beach on July 14th to provide an incredible experience for individuals with disabilities! Thanks to incredible volunteer efforts, we were able to offer 47 kayaking trips, 130 outrigger canoe rides, over 25 SCUBA outings, and beach wheelchair ride in the sand and surf. Over 500 additional participants […]

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Foster Andersen Receives the High 5 Award from KCBA Fox 35!

By Geneva Sarvis / April 7, 2017

Foster Andersen, Founder & Executive Director of Shared Adventures, was nominated for KCBA’s High 5 Award for his outstanding service to the community. By creating opportunities for people to live life to the fullest and be active in the community, Foster has touched the lives of thousands of individuals with and without disabilities.

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