ABC Now Gold-Level Sponsor for OPAF and the First Clinics

Updated: Dec 22, 2018

December 10, 2018 – Charlotte, NC – ABC, one of the original three founding sister organizations for OPAF & The First Clinics has committed to a Gold Level Sponsorship for 2019. OPAF’s corporate sponsorships fund the day to day business and operational expenses of the organization as well as fund future First Clinic development. We could not operate without our corporate sponsors!

“The ABC Board of Directors is delighted to be able to further support the mission of OPAF and their dedication to the patient community and the profession. The bringing together of all members of the allied health team is an important achievement for improved outcomes and professional relationships” according to Larry D. Word, CPO, FAAOP, ABC President.

“ABC and their Board have been a stalwart support of the OPAF First Clinics and we look forward to their sustaining support as we move towards more clinical education paired with top quality adaptive recreation for those we serve” said OPAF Executive Director, Robin Burton.

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About OPAF: Serving as the philanthropic arm of the US orthotic and prosthetic community, the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF), develops, implements, partners and hosts adaptive recreational clinics for those with physical challenges. The First Clinics are recognized as leaders in adaptive recreation. Whether this is the first time a participant is trying an activity after illness, injury or episode or the first time they are ever trying, First Clinics offer top notch adaptive instruction specifically for them. Founded in 1995 to support the Paralympic Games in Atlanta, OPAF & The First Clinics have moved forward to offer introductory level adaptive recreation opportunities to everyone, not just the elite athlete. For more information on OPAF and The First Clinics, visit