In 2011 the High 5ive Foundation created a Kickball Tournament to benefit the Community Inclusive Recreation or more commonly known as the CIR. We were able to raise $7,000 and host 12 teams in 2011.
The event took place in Battle Creek, Michigan at Bailey Park.
Participating teams have included:
— Atlas Sales
– Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce
– Battle Creek Knights
– BluFish Consulting
– FireKeepers Casino
– Gallagher Uniforms
– HBC Contracting
– Kellogg Arena
– Lakeview Ford Lincoln
– WBCK 95.3
– WIN 98.5
– WMU Aviation
Our community is you! CIR facilitates recreational activities in Calhoun County for people of ALL abilities, ALL ages, ALL ethnic groups, ALL incomes levels, and ALL genders…ALL people.
Inclusion is an attitude, a philosophy, not a “program.” Inclusion is accepting and responding to individual needs and differences. The goal is not to make everyone the same; rather to appreciate the uniqueness and look for the gifts and talents of each individual. Inclusive activities benefit everyone involved building social skills, learning from peers, increasing understanding and patience, and improving communication. What participants learn with CIR affects them throughout their life at work, at home, and in the community.
All people deserve the opportunity to live a meaningful life.
Recreation activities are developed by society for the primary purpose of fun and enjoyment: sports, art, entertainment, free time, etc.
Recreation contributes to a full and meaningful life – a life worth living – by
providing individual freedom, choices, new opportunities, and challenges.
For more information about the CIR visit www.cirFun.com