LIFE BALL for All Will Celebrate Community and Disability

April 23, 2019 - The LIFE BALL for All, a celebration of community and disability, will be held May 3 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway Hall of Fame banquet room, 570 Normal St. on the University of Memphis campus.

This charitable event will honor advocates, educators and instructors of the disability community. The ball celebrate the first class of the TigerLIFE Alumni Association chapter at the UofM. The event will feature hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, silent auction and dancing.

The TigerLIFE program at the University of Memphis is a two-year, post-secondary educational/vocational studies program for individuals ages 18-29 with intellectual disabilities. Through work readiness learning and career exploration, the TigerLIFE program prepares individuals for the world of work and independence. Proceeds from the LIFE BALL for All will help support the new TigerLIFE Alumni Association chapter membership costs and the TigerLIFE scholarship fund. The Institute on Disability and TigerLIFE are nonprofit programs focusing on advocacy, independence, employment and research for individuals with different abilities.

To purchase tickets or to make a cash donation to the Ethel Schiro Fund, there is a link on the University of Memphis Alumni Association webpage. Type "LifeBall" in the search box or use the link: https://alumni.memphis.edu/s/1728/15/index.aspx?sid=1728&gid=2&pgid=1941&content_id=1494.

For more information, contact Patrick Krolik at the Institute on Disability at 901.678.4325.