We recognized the contributions of individuals with a disability that have been an advocate in the development of services and supports for citizens with disabilities. Amy has been a champion of fighting stigma, educating the general public around mental illness, and supporting those living with brain illnesses.
The Bill Black Auditorium at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital has played a vital role in providing a space for learning and celebration for staff, patients, caregivers, and the community for the past 50 years. The renovation of the auditorium supports increased accessibility and inclusivity for all users.
Martin Van Keimpema of the Bonnie Doon Bowling Lanes
Since 1959 the Bonnie Doon Bowling Lanes have been welcoming people in. Martin Van Keimpema has carried this legacy forward by providing inclusive services and by treating people with sensitivity and respect. These actions and more have significantly improved the lives of people with disabilities.