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|2012 Governor's Accessibility Awards Presented|
The NH Governor's Accessibility Awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments and leadership within a business, organization or individual that supports independence, inclusive environments and services for individuals with disabilities. The purpose of the awards program is to recognize achievements of the award recipients who have successfully demonstrated:
The Governor's Accessibility Award recipients have diligently supported and served people with a variety of disabilities for numerous years. The awards are intended for those who have gone above and beyond basic legal requirements to truly enhance and support the lives of people with disabilities. Awards are given out in five catorgies Nonprofit Organization; Businesses; Individual; State Employee and Legislator.
This year's winners are:
This year there are two additional special recognitions for:
Governor Lynch will present the awards to winners on July 26th at 1pm in the Executive Council Chamber at the State House, 107 North Main Street, Concord NH. For more information call Governor's Commission on Disability at 603-271-2773.
|July 26, 2011||21st anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)|
We are pleased to announce that the First Annual Governor's Accessibility Awards were presented.
In a well attended ceremony, Governor Lynch spoke eloquently of how we as "the New Hampshire Community" make every effort to support each other regardless of the challenges we may face.
He thanked and expressed appreciation for the hard work of all of the award recipients.
Awards were given in the categories of nonprofit agency, state employees, businesses, individuals, and legislators. The recipients were:
The Governors Commission on Disability works consistently to ensure that all Hampshire residents are afforded equal opportunities to lead full, complete, and meaningful lives. We welcome your calls or inquiries at www.nh.gov/disability or at 271-2773.
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