ABLE Happy Hour on Wednesday Supports Life Without Limits for People with Disabilities

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ABLE happy hour on Wednesday supports life without limits for people with disabilities  

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Washington, DC (September 13, 2011) – ABLE, the young professionals network of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), a leading service provider and advocate for children and adults with a spectrum of disabilities, will host the ABLE Young Professionals Network Inaugural Happy Hour, Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Madhatter DC, 1319 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC.

  • WHO:       ABLE, the young professionals network of UCP  
  • WHEN:     Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.       
  • WHERE:   Madhatter DC, 1319 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC.
  • COST:      $10 donation


ABLE is a group of young professionals committed to supporting UCP. Members advance UCP’s mission to create a life without limits for people with a spectrum disabilities, and they find opportunities to increase education and awareness of disability issues. There are no membership fees; and, members are asked to support UCP in the following ways:

  • *volunteering at local affiliates and in the community;
  • *attending social events (happy hours, lecture series, etc.); and
  • *participating in fundraising opportunities.

ABLE offers young professionals in the Washington, DC area a chance to network with others who sharing the same passion, allowing them to become knowledgeable on the issues and gain valuable experience. Learn more at

About United Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities. UCP and its nearly 100 affiliates advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with a spectrum of disabilities by providing services and support to more than 176,000 children and adults every day—one person at a time, one family at a time. We work to enact real change—to revolutionize care, raise standards of living and create opportunities—impacting the lives of millions living with disabilities. For more than 60 years, UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in every facet of society. Together, with parents and caregivers, we continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to dream their own dreams for the next 60 years, and beyond. For more information, please visit  


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