Almost 100 members of Special Populations, cheering and holding handmade signs, welcomed 21 bicyclists Monday afternoon at the Sun Splash Family Waterpark pavilion.
Category: Gear Up Florida
Twenty-one cyclists with the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity pedaled into the parking lot of the Disability Achievement Center, 12552 Belcher Road S. in Largo, May 13, making a stop in the group's 16-day, 800-mile trek across Florida.
Stephen Kapp, University of Texas San Antonio (Iota Beta), left, catches a soccer ball thrown by Special Olympic two-time gold medalist Kaitlyn McQueen, right, while learning to balance while standing up in his stirrups at Tomorrow's Equestrian Center Tuesday night, May 19, 2015.
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fraternity members from across America are spending the start of their summer vacations in Florida, raising money to help the disabled. It's called "Gear up Florida," and it's sure to work up a sweat!
Cheers rang out as the Gear Up Florida team finished the last leg of its 890 mile trek from Miami to the Old Capital building Saturday afternoon.
On Sunday, May 11, 2014, Gear Up Florida team with kickoff from Miami, Florida and make their way 800 miles to the state Capitol in Tallahassee over the course of two weeks.