Fun things you get to do as a legislator

In August I attended a picnic put on by Alpha Supported Living for their residents. They held the picnic at Crossroads Community Park (a fabulous place behind Crossroads mall.) The main activity at this annual event is provided by a group called Outdoors for All. Their mission is to enrich the quality of life for adults and children with disabilities through outdoor recreation.

There was a lot of enriching going on. They had a collection of adapted bicycles (mostly trikes) that worked for people with disabilities. Watching people use these bikes was fabulous. I was reminded of the look on my kid’s faces when they first got a bicycle to work without training wheels.

To check out the work of the Outdoors for All people, go to their website www.outdoorsforall.org. I urge you to support them.

Getting the helmet on

Getting the helmet on

Here are some pictures I took at the event.

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Bicycle built for two

Bicycle built for two

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Too much fun

Too much fun

About the Author

Ross
I am the Director of the Department of Early Learning for Washington State. I formerly represented the 48th Legislative District in the State House of Representatives, chairing the Appropriations committee and spent many a year at Microsoft.