Mayor’s committee to honor disabled citizens

October 21, 2011 Letters to the Editor Print Print
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To the editor:

The Oklahoma City Mayor’s Committee on Disability Concerns will honor outstanding Oklahoma City citizens with disabilities and their advocates at its 21st Annual Awards Luncheon.

The ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Magnuson Hotel (formerly Clarion) at 737 S. Meridian Avenue in Oklahoma City.

Award-winning KFOR-TV news anchor Kevin Ogle will serve as the master ofceremonies.

Mayor Mick Cornett declared October as Disabilities Awareness Month and Oct. 26 as Special Disabilities Awareness Day in Oklahoma City.

Cornett is scheduled to speak and help present the awards.

 

Eleven awards will be presented. The winner of the 2011 high school poster/billboard Contest will also be announced.

“The Oklahoma City Mayor’s Committee on Disability Concerns Awards Luncheon honors extraordinary people with disabilities who overcome barriers, and we salute their advocates,” said Oklahoma City Mayor’s Committee Chair Pam Henry.

To attend, mail a $20 check and registration form by Oct. 21 to Michelle L. Jackson, United Cerebral Palsy of Oklahoma, 10400 Greenbriar Place, Suite 101, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73159.

For more information, please contact Jackson at 405-759-3562 or email mljackson@ucpok.org.

For a luncheon registration form and to learn more about the OKC Mayor’s Committee on Disability Concerns, visit the committee website at www.okc.gov/concil/disability_concerns.

—Pam Henry

Oklahoma City Mayor’s Committee on Disability

Concerns Chair

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