ARC of Oswego County will be hosting a free concert for the public featuring FLAME, a group from upstate New York made up of 10 people with developmental/physical disabilities, including autism, Down’s syndrome, and blindness.
Formed in 2003, the band from Lexington Center, Fulton County Chapter, NYSARC, Inc. has steadily made strides in changing the world through music. They are a phenomenon inspiring people and changing the way the general public view people with disabilities. People of all ages and backgrounds find connections with this special rock band, especially those who have a disability.
FLAME is now an international touring band in high demand producing 4 CDs and having guest appearances and performances in People magazine and ABC’s “Good Morning America”.
The concert has been made possible by a grant to ARC of Oswego County through NYSARC, Inc.
WHEN: Friday, October 19 – 6 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Oswego High School Auditorium
2 Buccaneer Boulevard
DETAILS: Doors open at 5. Venue is handicap accessible. Cost is free. All ages welcome.
ARC of Oswego County is a private, not-for-profit organization which has been providing programs and services to individuals with disabilities since 1955.
Its mission is to be a leader in the field of developmental disabilities, committed to meeting the needs of individual growth, productivity, and independence through education, advocacy, and increased community acceptance and participation.
Its sister agency, Oswego Industries, Inc., provides services to adults with disabilities: together creating a comprehensive support system for individuals with disabilities in Oswego County.