Summer Party 2012 Review

Over 200 Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group members attended the annual summer party on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Gene Fullmer Recreation Center in West Jordan. Jeff Burley of Salt Lake County Adaptive Recreation, the event’s primary sponsor, arranged for: catering from Joe Morley’s BBQ and Coca-Cola; wheelchair tennis with Coach Dean Oba of […]

Becca Goeckeritz Speaks at Education Night

Becca Goeckeritz was involved in an auto/pedestrian accident when she was 15 months old which left her paralyzed from the waist down. Although she does not have spina bifida, as a child she was seen at the Spina Bifida clinic because of the holistic care she needed. In 2007 Becca was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Utah, […]

Edwin Oba Wins National Award

Wheelchair Tennis coach, Edwin Oba (who has spina bifida) received an award from the United States Tennis Association recently. Read the following ARTICLE from the Salt Lake Tribune on Utah’s own Coach Oba!

Carrier Donated to Support Group

Our support group has recently received a wonderful donation! Scout, Jonathan Knudsen created a carrier for his Eagle Project. This carrier was made specifically for Mitch Fennemore, a young man with spina bifida, in his troop so that he could participate in their hikes. The troop nick-named the carrier the Mitch-Mobile. This great carrier is […]

Ryan Nelson on his way to the University of Illinois

Jordan High School Senior, Ryan Nelson will be graduating this Spring. Born with spina bifida, he is a member of the nationally ranked Utah Junior Wheelin’ Jazz team. He is also a top five national junior ranked wheelchair tennis player! Read the ARTICLE from the Salt Lake Tribune to learn more about Ryan and his […]

Annual Education Night

Primary Children’s Medical Center, together with the Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group Invite you to our Annual Education Night Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:00 pm 3rd Floor, Auditorium   Attend our Education Night! Meet with other parents, share ideas, participate in our question/answer forum and be inspired! We will be talking about transitions. Adults and […]

Walk and Roll Activity in Review

We had a great turn out for our Walk and Roll Activity and Picnic.  Thank you to all who were able to make it!  A special thanks goes to Jadon Scholes, a scout who put the entire event together for his Eagle Project.  Watch for Local Mom’s Nights coming in October and Bowling coming in […]

Walk and Roll Family Activity

The Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group invites you to our Walk and Roll Family Activity and Picnic! Thursday, September 8th, 2011 6:00pm Mitchell Hollow Park, 10300 North and 6530 West Highland, UT Join us for a fun run/walk/roll for the whole family. Let’s get moving on a .25 mile track around the park!   Participants […]

Ryan Nelson and Wheelchair Tennis Article

Ryan Nelson, 17, from Sandy Utah has dedicated himself to sports for the majority of his life. Nelson has Spina Bifida but doesn’t feel like his disability is a challenge at all. “I know who I am and I love myself.” Nelson said. He has been playing basketball for twelve years and tennis for four […]

Summer Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym