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City to celebrate Accessibility Award winners on Nov 30
November 9, 2017 -
This year's winners of the Celebrating Accessibility Awards will be announced at a public ceremony from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Memorial Hall at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
"This is a public ceremony and invite residents to join us as we recognize those who make Kingston more accessible for everyone," says Julie Salter-Keane, community projects manager. The ceremony is free to attend and will feature guest speaker Meenu Sikand from the Rick Hansen Foundation.
Sikand will speak about her life-changing spinal cord injury, her journey to becoming an international disability rights advocate who sparks meaningful dialogues about our shared responsibility to make society more accessible and inclusive.
Please RSVP your attendance at www.accessibility-awards.eventbrite.ca.
Celebrating Accessibility Awards will be given out in these categories: Education; Employment; Recreation; Customer Service; Built Environment; Volunteer; Youth; and Other. The selection committee for the awards is comprised of four members of the City's Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee (MAAC).
For more information on the Celebrating Accessibility Award, see: www.CityofKingston.ca/city-hall/kingston-awards/access-awards .
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