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July 11, 2012

Oh, fabulous day celebrating Inglis’ 135th anniversary!

WHAT: Inglis Garden Party Celebrating 135th Anniversary - Croquet, Birthday Cake, Special “Wonderland” treats and drinks, more than 80 patrons and friends of Inglis from the Main Line and the Philadelphia area.

Annie Inglis was just 9 years old when Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” was published. As a young girl, she likely delighted in this fantastical world. Little did Annie know that only 10 years later, she would inspire a movement that would create a community never known before.

Now the community of Annie’s dreams, Inglis, celebrates a milestone - 135 years of enabling people with disabilities and those who care for them – to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest.

5.30pm – 7.30pm EVENT
6.00pm – 6.45pm Suggested time to attend for best B-Roll

WHERE: Inglis Courtyard, 2600 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

VISUALS/AUDIO: Mad Hatter, Alice & the White Rabbit engaging with party attendees, playing Croquet

INGLIS ( enables people with significant physical disabilities - and those who care for them - to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest. Serving more than 1000 people daily, INGLIS includes a specialty nursing care facility providing long-term, residential care for 297 adults with physical disabilities including multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and stroke, among others. INGLIS also offers rehabilitative medical and nursing care; physical, occupational and speech therapies; and social enrichment programs to the residents. In addition, INGLIS offers services to more than 800 people living independently in the community including accessible housing, care management (helping people navigate the health care system), adult day care programming and community employment. INGLIS is the largest provider of affordable accessible housing in the Greater Philadelphia region with 208 housing units currently, not including Mission Green. INGLIS developed, assembles and markets a patented hands-free water bottle for wheelchair users called Drink-Aide®. All INGLIS’ services and programs are designed to enable people with physical disabilities to enjoy life with the greatest amount of independence and mobility.

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Download the full press release here.