The VIPP Report: Breaking Barriers Spotlight Awards

 

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RECOGNIZING THOSE WITH “ABILITIES” RATHER THAN DISABILITIES

The Metro Disability Coalition will honor community service workers, educators and youth in their 16th annual Breaking Barriers Spotlight Awards on Monday, March 21st from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Rudd Heart and Lung Center, 201 Abraham Flexner Way.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Allene White Gold.  She’s currently the Director of the Jefferson County Public Schools Volunteer Talent Center.

Marcellus Mayes, President for Metro Disability Coalition says “This event is near and dear to my heart because it’s so important to recognize individuals for their unique abilities despite their challenges.  This will be the evening where we salute unsung heroes in our community diversity service programs.”

The Metro Disability Coalition is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of individuals and agencies in the Louisville Metro area.  The purpose is to give a better quality of life for people with disabilities.

This year’s Breaking Barriers Spotlight Awards was made possible because of the following sponsors; Kentucky One, Metro United Way, the Center for Accessible Living and Metro Councilwoman Jessica Green.

For additional information please contact Marcellus Mayes at 502-774-8993.

 

 

 

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