JT's Grommet Island Park for EveryBODY
JT's Grommet Island Park for EveryBODY is an oceanfront destination, an accessible beach playground and park for disabled children and adults; and a place where everyone can have a great day at the beach. The Virginia Beach Park opened in a grand celebration on May 22, 2010 to instant acclaim. It features 15,000 sq feet of ramps and decking a shaded play area, bench seating and areas to picnic. Soft play sculptures, accessible play equipment and cushioned play surfaces provide recreational opportunities and special beach wheelchairs are available for those who want to cruise on the sand.
JT's Grommet Island Beach Park and Playground for EveryBODY. has shown the world that Virginia Beach is waging a fight of its own against ALS and other neurological diseases. Working with the national ALS Association, local organizers of the JT Walk have agreed that 100% of sponsor donations and 50% of funds raised by the walk will go towards continued funding for JT's Grommet Island; a permanent endowment to fund park expansion and on-going maintenance.
The Mitchum Family
D.J. "Jimmy" & Karen Rogers Charity Fund
Bruce Thompson & Family
The Ruffin Family - Edmund, Alice & Dare Marie
John & Paige Lawson & Family
Optima Health - Robert & Wendy Howard - The Franklin Johnston Group - PAPCO
The McWaters Family Foundation - Crest Foodservice Equipment - GTA Martial Arts
John Dominguez & Family
ARDA-ROC - Capital One Commerical Bank - Charlie & Lynda Malbon - GEICO
Governor Terry McAuliffe & Family - Jim and Karen Sparks