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2019 ADA Anniversary Celebration

 

2019 ADA Anniversary – Save the Date flyer (Click on link to download)

2019 ADA Save the Date Flyer

2019 ADA Anniversary Nomination Packets

As part of the CIL Disability Resource Center’s (CILDRC) ongoing effort to recognize people in the community who are leaders and advocates for people with disabilities, the CILDRC Board of Directors and staff established three prestigious awards to honor chosen recipients during our annual ADA anniversary celebration:

Click on Link[s] below to Download Nomination Packet[s]

This year’s winners will be announced at our annual ADA anniversary celebration luncheon that will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Pensacola Yacht Club in Pensacola.

We are seeking your assistance by asking you to nominate an individual in our service area (Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties) who exemplifies the criteria described on the attached nomination forms.

Please submit your nomination(s) to CILDRC by Friday, June 14, 2019.  If you have any questions or need assistance completing the nominations forms, please feel free to contact Danny Broxson at (850) 595-5566 or toll free 1-877-245-2457.  You may expedite your response by emailing a scanned copy of your nomination to Danny Broxson (danny@cil-drc.org) or faxing to (850) 595-5560.

Sincerely,

 

Carolyn L. Grawi, MSW, LMSW, ACSW, ADAC

Executive Director

2019 ADA Anniversary Sponsorship Package

2019 ADA Anniversary Sponsorship Package 2019 ADA Anniversary Sponsorship Package

MEMORIES OF CELEBRATING 28 YEARS!

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

Thank you for joining us to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at the Center for Independent Living Disability Resource Center (CILDRC)  Annual ADA Anniversary Celebration and Volunteer Awards Luncheon on July 12, 2018. It is with sincere appreciation and gratitude for your investment in people with disabilities and the future of CILDRC programming and inclusive access throughout our community, that we say thank you!  We thank all who have made contributions, including speakers, volunteers, sponsors, donors, celebrity servers, CILDRC Board members and staff.  We could not do what we do without each of YOU.

2018 Proclamation Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties

Left to Right: Santa Rosa Commissioner Rob Williamson, Carolyn Grawi, Executive Director, CILDRC,
Escambia Board of County Commissioners, Grover Robinson, and Pensacola City Council, Sherri Myers

Congratulations to the 2018 award recipients.  The diverse background and commitment to our community was demonstrated through this year’s recipients. We look forward to continued spirited involvement in our community.

Joe Oldmixon Award for Outstanding Service to People with Disabilities

Left to right: Sonya Daniel, Escambia County Elections Office, Dr. Vannee Cao-Nguyen, Associate Vice President, University of West Florida, Beth Saier, Board of Directors, CILDRC and Carolyn Grawi, Executive Director, CILDRC

The 2018 Joe Oldmixon Award for Outstanding Service to People with Disabilities is awarded to Dr. Vannee Cao-Nguyen, Associate Vice President, University of West Florida 

2018 Spirit of CIL Award

Left to Right: Jobenna Lawson-Sellers, Escambia Westgate School, Beth Saier, Board of Directors, CILDRC and Carolyn Grawi, Executive Director, CILDRC, and Rachel Payne, ESE Teacher Escambia Westgate School.

2018 Spirit of CIL Award to Principal Jobenna Lawson-Sellers, Escambia Westgate School.

2018 Volunteer of the Year

Left to Right: Mary Anderson, Stacy David, Capstone Adaptive Therapy and Learning Centers, Beth Saier, Board of Directors, CILDRC and Carolyn Grawi, Executive Director, CILDRC, and Larry Anderson

The 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to Larry and Mary Anderson. 

Left to Right: Patricia Jernigan, Beth Saier, Board of Directors, CILDRC and Carolyn Grawi, Executive Director, CILDRC, Julia Jernigan, Cheri Hofmann

Lifetime Achievement Award to the family of Warren Jernigan

If you have not already done so, it’s not too late to keep the promise of the ADA.  Please take an opportunity to support the future programs and services throughout the CILDRC by donating at Center for Independent Living Disability Resource Center by clicking on the Donate Button on the right hand top of page.

We are appreciative of BreAnna Clark who volunteered from the Pensacola Chamber to take these photos for us.  Please click this link to view pictures to view the pictures of this ADA celebration.