Congratulations to Independent Living Association, Inc. on being awarded the Orion Fleet Intelligence EXCELLENCE in Fleet Safety Award for 2017! In recognition of ILA’s continued commitment to fleet safety, ILA has been presented with the 2017 Orion Fleet Intelligence Excellence in Fleet Safety Award. Orion Fleet Intelligence, the leader in products and services to help… [Continue reading] ILA Wins Orion Fleet Intelligence Excellence in Fleet Safety Award!
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Earlier this year, ILA opened its first two residences in Queens, made possible, in part, by funds raised at last year’s golf outing. 226th Street Residence The agency’s 226th Street residence, which opened in June 2017, is home to four Individuals who aged out of residential schools located out of state. Each Individual has a… [Continue reading] ILA Opens Two New Houses
Every year, Garnet Street staff and Individuals work together to cultivate an eye-popping garden, complete with kale, beets, tomatoes, celery, lettuce, bok choy, collard greens, cucumbers, callaloo, eggplants and strawberries. They also grow organic spices, including basil, thyme, oregano, dill, rosemary and sage. Planting takes place on May 1st, and by the end of June,… [Continue reading] A Garden Grows in Brooklyn
On October 12, 2017, ILA held its 11th Annual Golf and Games Tournament at Harbor Links in Port Washington, New York. More than 150 donors, vendors, staff, families and other supporters swung for a wonderful cause before raising a glass to the Agency during the lively cocktail hour and evening reception. ILA Executive Director Arthur… [Continue reading] Celebrating a Great Cause on the Green
“I’m inspired by people making big differences in their communities,” says Lola Simpson, one of ILA’s newest board members, elected in December 2016. That was the biggest appeal about joining a nonprofit board, which is why she jumped at the opportunity to volunteer her services on ILA’s Board of Directors. Ms. Simpson brings valuable insight… [Continue reading] Board Member Brings Passion and Insight to ILA