Andres enjoys riding his bike, scuba diving, playing soccer and reading. He participates with the Dive Heart Organization and regularly plays soccer with the VIP team in Weston. As a past runway model with Independence on the Runway, “No Limits”! Andres doesn’t let anything stop him from achieving his goals! His dreams include; to scuba dive in the open ocean to “be able to admire the beauty of nature,” and to become an orthotic technician.
For the third year in a row, the Center for Independent Living of Broward will offer a fabulous fashion show, giving kids and young adults with disabilities the opportunity to showcase their abilities and individuality on the runway. The purpose of this show is to increase self-confidence while embracing our unique abilities and show that persons with disabilities are able regardless of their different abilities. Last year’s show spotlighted 40 models of different abilities, ranging from cognitive, physical, and developmental disabilities. The theme of this year’s show is “Through the Decades,” with music and and fashion that will take you back in time as you watch the model showcase fashion from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and today.
The show will take place at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina on July 13th from 4:30 – 6:00 PM. The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina is across the street from the Broward County Convention Center. Doors will open at 4:00 PM. Registration for the Fashion Show is $15 in advance and $20 on July 12th and 13th.