Durham Adapt was officially launched on Wednesday June 6th, 2012 at GL Roberts CVI in Oshawa.
Many people attended to support me and my website, including mayor John Henry, councilman , Colin Carey's assistant Shane Kelly, my family, friends and GL staff members.
Covering the event was Scott Bremner from Rogers TV, SNAP Oshawa, and Oshawa This Week.
I would Like to Thank the following people and companies for helping to make my website a success:
Cindy Sutch: Website design
Dave Marsh: Website promotion
Mike Kane: Support and help
Jo Colvin: Support and help
Jan O'Donnell: Support and help
Jane Harris: Support and help
Kim Fitzgerald: Support and help
Wayne Hunt: Professional photographer
Wal-Mart N. Oshawa: Photo mugs donation
Metro store 125: Cake donation
Tim Hortons S. Oshawa: Coffee urn donation
Butler Marketing: T- Shirt"s donation
Print Three: Note pads donation
General Printers: Business cards donation
Ian Thompson Golf Classic: Website development
This is a certificate I received from MP Colin Carey's office congratulating me on my website.
People's Comments on my Website:
"I just want to take a minute to congratulate you on your website. You have made a difference and your message has inspired me. As mayor I want to say thank you. “Never give up”"
John Henry Mayor of the City Of Oshawa
"I was so pleased to see that you started a web site. Good luck with your website. I wish you all the best."
"Kyle, Just wanted to say, KEEP IT UP!! Your site made my night. I LOVE IT. Consider me a big fan. My brother has A-T as well and I am going to share your site with him. I work with people with different abilities of ALL KINDS and I can’t wait to show them your site too. Thanks so much for taking the initiative to do this and being such a huge inspiration. Keep on Keeping ON!"
Megon Steele Manchester, Georgia
"I just checked out your website, awesome job. You are a inspiration to us all, keep up the great job."
"I am so proud of you. You are so amazing and I am so glad that I have had the pleasure of knowing you."
"Great Idea, your website, and I like your new title of DIFFERENTLY ABLED PEOPLE it sounds sooo politically CORRECT. I saw this on my facebook site, so just thought I would let you know I will be following your blog. I am a Nurse's Aide at a long-term care facility, so daily I am helping differently abled people."
"Hope your message reaches everyone." :)
"I too struggled with that word \"disabled\". It seemed so. . . broken. Your definition is perfect. I love DIFFERENTLY ABLED. Well done."
"My friend Haley and I were looking at your website and we think it is really cool. We love your taste in movies and we look forward to reading more of your blogs."
"So proud and happy for you to get this site up and running."
"You're doing such an amazing thing, Kyle. You and you're website will touch, inspire and encourage many people. I know that you have inspired me a lot-- more than you could know. I've always believed that you can do anything with a little courage, determination and confidence. You have definitely reminded me that that is true! Keep up the amazing work you're doing, and \"never give up\" ;)"
"I just went through your website after seeing it at your website launch. It's amazing and so are you!"
"Kyle we are so proud of you buddy. Coming along way from the little kid brother brat to the nice young man you have become."