The Center’s regular Pursuit Spin class will be getting an added boost through an exciting new partnership with Bloom Cycle. This Houston-based cycling program was created to provide an opportunity for people with I/DD to have fun with peers, promote health, build self-esteem, and to be part of a fitness community. The partnership will allow […]
BBVA Compass Chief Marketing Officer and Board Member at The Center Jennifer Dominiquini paid a visit to our West Dallas campus this Monday morning for a special edition of The Center’s Pursuit Spin class. The high-energy class was led by Coaches Jourdan Ellis and Steve Quick, who teach the adaptive fitness class every weekday at […]
Dear Friends of The Center: We are writing to share exciting news… Due to the recent and substantial generosity of The Brown Foundation, and thanks to nearly 3,000 other incredibly supportive donors, we have now reached our ultimate fund-raising goal of $13.5MM for the Pursuit for those with disABILITIES capital campaign! This was the final un-met goal of our campaign, and now […]
“Texans’ Duane Brown [visited] The Center in Houston, where he presented Texans’ Community Quarterback award grand prize to Center board member David Baldwin, for his dedication on behalf of organization that assists individuals with disabilities.” Read the full Houston Chronicle article.
With funds raised through last year’s Pursuit for those with disABILITIES capital campaign, The Center has paid off the 6.72 acres that house our West Dallas Campus. This allows us to continue serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) here in Houston. The ownership of and control over this property has already had a […]
With thousands of miles and memories behind him, “Rider-in-Chief” David Baldwin reflects on Pursuit for those with disABILITIES. After months of planning, the Pursuit ride for those with disABILITIES took you nearly 4,000 miles through all kinds of weather and terrain. What was going through your mind as the Atlantic Ocean came into view? Ever […]
“Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Houston City Council honored “The Center” Tuesday with a proclamation for its continued work in the community for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. More than 40 representatives from the organization, including clients served by its services and programs, were on hand to receive the honor.” Read the full article […]
By the time David Baldwin cycled past the Lincoln Memorial and down the Mall on Sunday afternoon, he had already logged 3,500 miles on his bike since embarking on a cross-country ride nearly two months ago. Just minutes before, as he was crossing the Potomac, three Marine helicopters — likely carrying the president — flew […]
“Houstonian David Baldwin is riding his bicycle across America to raise awareness – and $13.5 million – for The Center, the largest facility in Texas serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” Read the full article on Chron.com.
(Leonel Miranda, David Horst, and Andrew Wenger of the Houston Dynamo pictured above with clients of The Center.) “[Andrew] Wenger and [Giles] Barnes along with Dynamo teammates David Horst and Leonel Miranda had a little fun Wednesday morning when each decorated a Pure Fix cycle that will be auctioned off for charity. The four bikes […]