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Disability Awareness Day

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Disability Awareness Day

This Saturday, October 26, 2013


What: The public is invited to attend Disability Awareness Day.  This annual event combines interactive exhibits, information on disability issues, and live entertainment.  More than 35 exhibitors who provide services to individuals with disabilities will have free information.  This year’s event will honor Michelle Bathras, Chief Operating Officer of Bello Machre, which provides services for people with developmental disabilities.  Awards will be given to businesses or organizations that provide employment or other opportunities to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities.  The Opportunity Builders, Inc. (OBI) Bell Choir and Hands of Harmony will provide entertainment, and Canine Companions for Independence will perform a demonstration.


When: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The awards ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m.


Where: Westfield Annapolis Mall, 2002 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis, MD 21401.


Who: Anne Arundel County employees, members of the Commission on Disability Issues, local elected officials, exhibitors, awardees and other visitors. 


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