MAYOR HENRY SIGNS DISABILITIES AWARENESS PROCLAMATION

Marking March as Disabilities Awareness Month Mayor Tom Henry signs the proclamation assisted by Turnstone Center.
Marking March as Disabilities Awareness Month Mayor Tom Henry signs the proclamation assisted by Turnstone Center.
To mark the occasion of March as Disabilities Awareness Month, Mayor Tom Henry signed a proclamation recognizing Disabilities Awareness Month at Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults, 3320 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne.

The event was sponsored by the Northeast Indiana Disability Advocacy Coalition, whose members include area support groups and service providers working on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Witnessing the signing were families and clients from these Coalition member groups:

ACT (Autism Community Together)

AWS

Brenda Hanchar Foundation

DSANI (Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana)

Easter Seals ARC

Fifth Freedom

Goodwill Industries

League for the Blind and Disabled

Northeast Indiana Autism Support Group

Passages

Pathfinder Services

Turnstone Center

 

Indiana’s Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities leads the statewide effort to increase awareness and promote independence, integration and inclusion of all people with disabilities during Disability Awareness Month. Celebrating its 19th year, the theme for 2009 is Disable the Label. Displays and information can be found at the downtown Allen County Public Library, all branch libraries and the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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