Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
2017 Victories of Spirit Celebration
A benefit evening for Sharp Rehabilitation Services.
The 27th annual Victories of Spirit celebration will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017, from 6 to 9 pm at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. The event celebrates the power of rehabilitation and the potential of the human spirit. The evening honors three extraordinary individuals and one community organization for their inspirational achievements and contributions to others. Proceeds from the evening support rehabilitation patients, programs and services.
Our 2017 recipients are Lance Magin, Kalim Smith, Dave Thomas and Disability Support Programs and Services.
Victories of Spirit benefits Sharp Rehabilitation Services and its programs, including patient and family education and training, peer support and mentoring, Day on the Bay, Women on Wheels Support Group and adapted sports including wheelchair lacrosse, wheelchair tennis and Sharp Edge Quad Rugby.
To learn more, read about our 2016 Eagle Spirit Award recipients below, or call 858-939-4668.
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2016 Eagle Spirit Award Recipients
On May 13, 2016, three individuals received the Eagle Spirit Award at the 2016 Victories of Spirit Celebration. The award symbolizes the Eagle Spirit, a Navajo sign of the most potent healing power — one that elicits images of soaring, conquering and excelling. Victories of Spirit is a night that celebrates such triumphs and those who make them possible. Learn about our 2016 Victories of Spirit celebration.
Danielle was just 19 when a tragic accident changed everything. Thanks to the support of loving friends, Danielle not only survived but also found new purpose and meaning in her life. She currently serves as a role model for individuals through the Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Wounded Warriors Program.
Joe was born with a congenital pulmonary disorder, which has created difficult health challenges throughout his life. With help from the Sharp Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, Joe learned to improve his stamina and build his strength. In 2011, he finally received a lung transplant. His positive spirit carries him through life and inspires others along the way.
At 43, Alex suffered a second stroke, resulting in right-side weakness and cognitive deficits. Determined to recover, he worked hard to regain his strength and walk independently. Alex stays motivated through his love of music, and encourages others to pursue their passions.
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