Registration is at 4:30 pm. The Business meeting begins at 5:15. Dinner and Breaking Down Barriers Recognition Awards Ceremony begin at 6:00 pm.
This award process was created in order to acknowledge the contributions of consumers, businesses, community partners and volunteers who have left a lasting impression on Breaking Down Barriers. Nominees have shown leadership in making the independence of people with disabilities attainable and achievable in the Georgian Triangle area.
We are pleased to announce that the guest speaker this year is Melissa Vassallo, disability advocate and public speaker who has dedicated her life to making her community accessible through education, legislation and community service. Melissa works to "promote a new perspective on disability." Melissa's full biography can be found by clicking here.
Tickets for the event cost $15 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information or to RSVP for this event, contact Debbie Carey at 705 445-1543 ext. 221 or by email - Tickets are available until June 14th.
Breaking Down Barriers has provided programs and services to people with disabilities since 1985. We support individuals aged 16+ with any kind of visible or invisible disability including physical, sensory, emotional, intellectual and mental health challenges.