By Janet Cruz
Content sponsored by Anderson Auto Group
Lake Havasu City residents of all developmental abilities enjoyed some Halloween trick-or-treating at the Adaptive Boo Bash at the Lake Havasu Golf Club Saturday evening.
The event is in its second year. Participants had the opportunity to take part in some trunk-or-treating and were treated to free pizza sponsored by Good Faith Catering. Games, crafts and other activities were also on site.
The Adaptive Boo Bash is hosted by the Adaptive Golf & Other Sports organization, alongside sponsor Anderson Auto Group.
“We are very happy to have everybody out on the golf course again for our annual event,” said Craig Adams, PGA Teaching Professional with Adaptive Golf & Other Sports of Havasu organization. “We love every minute of this event our golf club members are always 100 percent behind this.”
The Adaptive Golf & Other Sports organization works with individuals of all developmental abilities and gets them out on the golf course, not only to learn the sport, but to also compete in tournaments and takes part in also hosting the Adaptive Boo Bash in partnership with Anderson Toyota.
“We are very excited to be the sponsor again this year. We partnered with the three big organizations, Milemarkers, RISE, New Horizons and LHHS Shining Stars this year. We also added more vendors and some pumpkins on the golf course,” said Andrea Collica Foote, marketing specialist with Anderson Toyota.
Informational booths from Milemarkers, RISE, New Horizons and Shining Stars Club, as well as decorated car trunks provided trick-or-treating stations for families to visit.
“They don’t get the opportunities to do a lot, so anytime we can get our kids or adults out in the community like this it is great,” said Shavonn Rinne with MileMarkers.
“I think it is wonderful for our special needs youth and also the adults to have an event like this to participate in,” said parent and attendee Barbara Masben.
All attendees were also treated to a free outdoor movie screening of “Hotel Transylvania” on a large inflatable projector screen.
The complete list of sponsors included Cactus Custom Coatings, Cindy Sweis-Jehle, Rudy Glass, My Mohave Local, Andrea Collica Foote Anderson Auto Group, Michael Alan Furniture & Design, Lori Fairchild-Swartz, RiverScene Magazine, Good Faith Catering, Events & Media Production, Kiwanis Club of Lake Havasu City, It’s OK To Live A Live Others Don’t Understand, Milemarkers, New Horizons and RISE Services Inc.
For more information on Adaptive Golf & Other Sports nonprofit or upcoming adaptive events, call 928-855-2719, or follow their Facebook page @ Adaptive Golf & Other Sports.