Auxiliary to The Ability Center

The purpose of the Auxiliary to The Ability Center is to serve as ambassadors in the community and promote major fundraising events that benefit programs of The Ability Center. The Auxiliary plays a pivotal role in supporting people with disabilities in the community to experience independent living. In addition, the Auxiliary collaborates with The Ability Center to provide a college scholarship for students with disabilities.

Interested in joining The Auxiliary? Contact The Ability Center today

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Current President – Alice Schorling

Officers & Committees

For further membership information contact Arlene Whelan at 508.367.1999

Auxiliary Membership Form

Click on the brochure to read more about the Auxiliary to The Ability Center.

Auxiliary History

The Auxiliary, which was organized in 1936, was re-established in 1984. The major fundraising event takes place in the fall, an annual Style Show. Proceeds from this annual event are used by The Ability Center to support the Nursing Home Transitions Program, Children’s Holiday Party and The Scholarship Fund. The Auxiliary also supports the Equipment Loan Program, Portable Ramps, Next Steps Summer Program, and Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence. In addition to the Style Show, the Auxiliary schedules three luncheon meetings with guest speakers, our closing luncheon, and special events.


Schedule for all Luncheons

11:30 a.m. – Registration/Social
12:00 noon – Luncheon
12:30 p.m. – Program

Luncheon Schedule :

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Carranor Hunt and Polo Club
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Belmont Country Club
Style Show – Passport to Fashion

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