Media Advisory: Adaptive Sports Connection, celebrity athletes, veterans, and community leaders to host “Boundless Courage” an inspirational evening showcasing perseverance

American Electric Power is the event presenting sponsor

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Retired Lieutenant General Michael Ferriter, CEO of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, and Dr. Theresa Larson, CEO of Movement RX, and former Marine Platoon Leader are the keynote speakers for Boundless Courage: A Masterpiece for All, an event experience featuring an array of presentations and live performances from notable celebrities and adaptive athletes at The Athletic Club of Columbus on Thursday, February 21st, starting at 6:00 pm.

A capacity crowd of 225 business owners, veterans, company executives and thought leaders will attend the affair benefitting the Adaptive Sports Connection (ASC), a non-profit organization serving veterans, adults, and children with disabilities throughout Ohio. ASC gives individuals with disabilities the chance to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports, recreation and educational programs.

Along with General Ferriter and Dr. Theresa Larson, the line-up of participants includes:

  • Ben Curtis, PGA Tour Golf Professional and the 2003 British Open Champion
  • Swen Nater, retired NBA great and Hall of Fame nominee
  • Humble G tha Fiddla, an award-winning hip-hope violinist
  • James Taggert, a James Bond impersonator
  • Greg McCrabb, a local adaptive athlete with a spinal cord injury
  • Toni and Mark Burkholder, a community advocate for traumatic brain injuries and her son Mark who suffered a TBI
  • Laura Kritetemyer, MD, a former neurologist at The Ohio State University
  • Adam Greathouse, disabled Army veteran

What: Inspirational leadership event to benefit Adaptive Sports Connection featuring notable speakers and celebrity athletes sharing stories of overcoming adversity.

When: 5:15 p.m. for a special VIP hour: 6:00 – 7:30 social hour, 7:30 – 9:00 program on February 21, 2019

Where: The Athletic Club of Columbus, 136 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio

Interview and Photo Opportunities Available: Please contact Sharon Schreiber, executive director for Adaptive Sports Connection at 630-945-1787

Ticket and Event Information: Tickets are still available for public

Media passes will be provided and opportunity for interviews prior to the event.

Major Corporate Sponsors:
AEP Corporation, Centric Consulting, Cardinal Health, Park National Bank, Huntington Bank, Authenica


Adaptive Sports Connection is dedicated to transforming the quality of life for veterans, children, and adults with disabilities through sports, outdoor and therapeutic recreation, and inclusion with family, friends, employers, and communities. Whether from a war injury, cancer, a stroke, amputation, spinal cord injury, a birth defect, a traumatic brain injury, or other challenges – we believe in the power of possibilities.

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Contact Author:

Sharon Schreiber
(630) 945-1787

“The event has been designed to celebrate the adaptive community while acknowledging that in many ways, we are all adaptive,” states Sharon Schreiber, executive director for the organization. “We are committed to introducing thought-provoking stories intended to educate & inspire those attending,” Schreiber added.

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