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The achievements of people with disabilities and the efforts of those who support them will be showcased when The Resource Center holds its 34th Ability Awareness Awards Celebration on Wednesday, November 15.
The event will be held at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Avenue in Celoron, starting at 11:30.
The awards recognize people with disabilities who have made significant accomplishments, as well as area residents and businesses that have improved the lives of people with disabilities. This year’s award recipients are:
Advocate of the Year
Vicky Lynn Johnson
Business/Employer of the Year
Mazza Chautauqua Cellars and Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing
Community Partnership Award
Bruce Walford Community Service Award
Health Provider of the Year
Rosanna Hatfield, LCSW-R
Edwin Roth Mental Health Award
Outstanding Achievement Award
Personal Success Award
Elmer Muench Volunteer of the Year
In addition, Victor Karas will receive an award for being honored by New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. NYSID selected Karas for recognition through its annual William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award Program.
Members of The Resource Center, people with disabilities, TRC staff and volunteers, and the general public are invited to attend the Ability Awareness Awards Celebration. A sign language interpreter will be on hand.
The cost to attend the luncheon is $25. For their meal, attendees will choose from cavatappi primavera, parmesan-encrusted haddock and stuffed chicken breast. Reservations are due by Monday, October 30. Click here to make your reservation online. For more information, phone 716-661-1477 or e-mail email@example.com.
Click here to make a donation in honor of one of the award recipients, or mail a check to The Resource Center, 200 Dunham Avenue, Jamestown, NY, 14701. Donations will be directed to The Resource Center’s TRC Excellence Awards Fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.
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