A Day at the Lake

Our 21st annual Day at the Lake, creates opportunities for individuals to get out of their wheelchairs and into the water to enjoy a day of water sports. A dedicated team of volunteers work together to help individuals with paralysis and other debilitating conditions experience the freedom of accessible water sports including water skiing, jet skiing and boating on Smithville Lake. This is a FREE event, but prior registration is required.

Event Contact: Jeanette Boucher 816-751-7710 or

Time and Location: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 9am - 4pm

Crows Creek Landing - Smithville Lake

First priority is given to those with a spinal cord injury.

Bacon Fest

Location: Ameristar Hotel and Casino

Event Tickets: Go on sale July 1st

Pork has been getting a bad rap these days and we think it’s a shame. Maple apple crème brulee with caramelized bacon sugar to fine craft beer and live music make Bacon Fest one of Kansas City’s greatest fundraising events!  Come out and celebrate the greatest cured meat ever made - BACON! Enjoy all things bacon while helping newly disabled children and adults get back on the road of life!

For more information call the bacon hotline: 816.751.7781

Fall Wheelchair Wash

RIKC Volunteers and the staff from numotion are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Manual and Power Wheelchair Wash.

Time and Location:
Wednesday, September 23rd from 10am to 2pm.
RIKC - 3011 Baltimore Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108

Reservations are preferred by September 22nd to have a chair washed and can be made by calling Lexie Humphrey at 816-751-7781 or email at

Ability Quest: Run, Walk, Stroll or Roll

Individuals of all abilities run, walk, stroll, and roll in celebration of their abilities and the strides our patients and clients have made to regain their independence following a debilitating injury or illness. An inspiring can’t miss fun event!

Time and Location: Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:30am-11:30am

Berkley Riverfront Park Kansas City, MO

Thank you for supporting the 6th Annual Ability Quest by sponsoring, registering, donating or volunteering!

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