DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tackle The Challenge Luncheon presented by Ryan LLC and their CEO, Brint Ryan who is a longtime ACHIEVE supporter, invites local business leaders and sports enthusiasts to network on Wednesday, March 20th and hear the inspiring story of Shaquem Griffin, an American Football star linebacker who is the first amputee to play on a national football team. Local sports announcer Mike Doocy will facilitate a question and answer session to share the story of how Mr. Griffin overcame numerous challenges in his rise to become one of the nation's most productive defenders. Click here for photo
"We are excited to host a luncheon that will not only motivate and inspire others as they hear Shaquem's story, but also challenge them as a community to empower adults with disabilities by providing jobs and an inclusive work environment," commented Tim Allen, Executive Director for ACHIEVE. Click for video
The luncheon will be held at Omni Mandalay Hotel in Las Colinas, Texas. ACHIEVE is a non-profit organization that partners with local businesses to assist individuals with disabilities to gain a sense of purpose, develop confidence and feel productive as they receive vocational training and experience job success.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit achievedfw.org/shaquemgriffin.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet many other former football favorites like Isaiah Stanback, Former Dallas Cowboy and Super Bowl XLVI Champion.
ACHIEVE, is a non-profit organization that serves more than 900 adults annually with intellectual, physical, and/or mental health disabilities from Dallas county and surrounding areas. Our Mission is to empower individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment to ACHIEVE their highest level of independence and employment. Learn more at www.achievedfw.org