As March comes to a close, it’s so wonderful to take some time to reflect on how amazing Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is. We have been honored to be able to speak to Ohio State Legislators, have a fun evening dancing the night away, had a few Sensory Sensitive Movie showings, two Lego Club events, hosted our annual coloring and essay contest with all public schools in Knox County, and we had an amazing luncheon where we were able to honor so many great community leaders who make Knox County so amazing to live, work and thrive in.
At our DD Month Luncheon we discussed how technology can assist people who have developmental disabilities be more independent and have fuller lives. We were also able to honor 6 different people/groups who make Knox County so amazing.
Local Hero Award: Terri Pribonic, New Hope Industries
Employer Award: Justin Newell, Kenyon College Athletics
Community Partner Award: Public Library of Knox County and Mount Vernon
Community Partner Award: Premiere Theatre 7
Dedication Award: Tiffany Cagnon, Midwest Community
Individual Spotlight Award: Jocelyn Gilardi
Thank you for making Knox County so great!