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The CCA Awards were presented during a special reception on Monday, October 25th, 2010 at Chapman's Restaurant.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE 2010 AWARDEES!

"Your actions and spirit enrich our entire community." ~Mayor Kruzan

2010 Categories & Awardees:

KRISTIN WILLISON VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD:

An outstanding volunteer in facilitating any kind of accessibility and/or in contributing time and help for people with disabilities.

2010 Award Recipient: Bill Embry, who has freely given his time and experience organizing fishing tournaments to provide joyful recreation for many people with disabilities and others and to raise funds for many organizations

BUSINESS SERVICE AWARD, Sponsored by Cook Group Incorporated:

A business significantly employing people with disabilities or going beyond the minimum requirements in having accessible buildings, parking and/or services.

2010 Award Recipient: Arby's Restaurant on West Third Street, which has made a concerted effort to support and facilitate the growth of persons with disabilities.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD:

A community organization or human services or other professional (physician, architect, lawyer, pastor, teacher, etc.) making extraordinary efforts on behalf of people with disabilities or their families in the areas of accessibility, transportation, employment, programs, services, or independent living.

2010 Award Recipient: Theresa Dovenbarger, Continuing Education Options team manager for this service of Options for going far above and beyond her job duties by leading efforts to organize self-advocates.

SELF ADVOCACY AWARD:

A person with a disability who effectively uses resources to meet his or her needs, including education, employment, housing, healthcare, human services programs and transportation, and who strives toward independent living in the community and may lead others to do the same.

2010 Award Recipient: Jerry Zumpe, who has been involved with both the Self-Advocates of Monroe County and the Self-Advocates of Indiana for several years, serving as the Treasurer of Self-Advocates of Monroe County for the past four years.

HOUSING SERVICE AWARD:

A landlord, realtor, or builder who has helped people with disabilities by improving housing to make it accessible or by offering, finding, or building accessible housing that is not segregated from the mainstream of life.

No Award in 2010.

MAYOR'S AWARD, Sponsored by Ivy Tech Community College:

An outstanding individual or business/organization with a history of working to better the community for people with disabilities.

2010 Award Recipient: Lynne Argent, Executive Director of Abilities Unlimited, who has been a steadfast guardian of and provider for people with disabilities in need of a vast array of customized services.

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD

2010 Award Recipient: Randy Paul, a tireless advocate for people with disabilities and a volunteer with many community groups.


THANK YOU!!!

The 2010 Awards Ceremony was sponsored by the City of Bloomington's Community and Family Resources Department and Human Rights Commission; Bloomington Hospital; Chapman's; Cook Group Incorporated; Indiana University Credit Union; Ivy Tech Community College; Kiwanis Club of Bloomington; Barbara McKinney, Human Rights Attorney for the City of Bloomington; Oliver Wine Company, Inc,; Options; Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living; and Stone Belt Arc, Inc.


If you have questions or need more information please contact Craig Brenner, email brennerc@bloomington.in.gov or call 812-349-3471.