Partners for Progress NFP’s Annual Open House – March 8

Partners for Progress Open House

Partners for Progress runs a premier therapeutic riding center in Wauconda that provides equine based therapy to residents of Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin with physical and mental disabilities. Partners for Progress {PFP} serves over 200 riders per week on 20 therapeutic horses as prescribed by licensed therapists. PFP consistently provides scholarship so all individuals in need of the interventional services can receive it. The majority of their riders are under 21, they also offer Veteran and Special Olympics  programs.

You have an opportunity to see why therapeutic riding is making such huge difference in the lives of children with autism, down syndrome and more at their Open House and Plop O’Gold Raffle Event. The event will include an open house with tours of the facility and demonstrations of the programs, time to meet the staff and horses, refreshments and a chance to win $2,000, $1,000 or $500 with the Plop O’Gold Raffle.

In addition to the open house, they will be hosting a Chili Contest and Beer Tasting in the afternoon. Spoons for the tasting are $10 and contestants include:

  • Austin’s Saloon & Eatery
  • Beelow’s
  • Gilmer Road House
  • Lindy’s Landing
  • Countryside Firefighters Association
  • Lake Zurich Fire Department

All proceeds from the event go towards the Horse Care Fund for the incredible horses at PFP as well as covering funding gaps. Partners For Progress is changing lives and the community, as well as the different types of volunteer opportunities that are available, at this wonderful Open House event.

Plop O’Gold Open House & Raffle Event
Sunday March 8, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
at their therapeutic Riding  center in Wauconda
{23525 W. Milton Rd.}

Connect with Partners for Progress
(847) 236-1300
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