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August 2013

National AgrAbility Project

Join the NAP and other SRAP staff members for the All-Staff Call/Web Meeting on Monday, August 19 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The call-in number is 866-803-2444 with no access code needed and the web interface for visuals is

Topics include coordinating the AgrAbility marketing brand, sustainability of AgrAbility Projects, and a discussion of inclusive clothing design with Ruth Clark from Fashion Moves Inclusive Designs of Kamloops, British Columbia.

Submitted by Paul Jones

Save the date for the 2014 AgrAbility National Training Workshop which will be held March 31-April 3 in Lexington, Kentucky at the Hilton Lexington Downtown Hotel. Continue to watch your email for updates and announcements. The National AgrAbility Project staff will be sending requests for proposals, farmer scholarship applications, and registration/reservation information as it becomes available.

Submitted by Kylie Hendress

The 2013 Virtual NTW is scheduled for December 10-12 and will consist of multiple webinars during the three days. Please provide your input into potential sessions for the Virtual NTW by visiting the web poll at

AgrAbility now has 24/7 toll-free call coverage via Goodwill of the Finger Lakes. All after-hours calls are now being forwarded to the Goodwill call center in Rochester, New York, for response by the professional staff there. Staff members have been trained in providing basic AgrAbility information, and call summaries are forwarded to the NAP the next day for follow-up. The NAP toll-free line is still 800-825-4264.

Submitted by Paul Jones