PRINCETON, NJ - Wheelchair rugby and basketball teams will take center court at the “Walk n’ Roll with Enable” to be held 9am on February 25, 2012, at Rider University’s Student Recreation Center. This indoor walk will feature athletes with disabilities as they demonstrate skills and challenge spectators in a fun competition. Persons of all ages and abilities are invited to attend this fun-filled day of movement, entertainment and motivational speakers raising support that helps persons with disabilities live full and independent lives. Participants can register at www.enablenj.org to walk as an individual or team or attend as a spectator for a $5 donation.
Guest speakers Kelly Rouba, former Miss Wheelchair New Jersey, and Wesley Brooks, an advocate personally affected by cerebral palsy, will motivate the crowd along with Rider University’s “DTG” dance team and cheerleaders. Quadriplegic rugby players from the MacGee Rehab Eagles and wheelchair basketball players from the young New Jersey Jr. Nets will take on able-bodied spectators in an action-packed display of athletic ability. Youth walk teams from area high schools, including West Windsor-Plainsboro North and West Windsor-Plainsboro-South, Montgomery High, Notre Dame, Princeton, and Robbinsville, and several faith-based groups are among those participating.