Please mail your nominations to Nicole Osstifin at Camp Courageous & the Arc at 12701 Waterville Swanton Rd, Whitehouse, OH 43571, fax to 419-875-5598, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a brief description of each award.
Outstanding Self Advocate: This award will be given to and individual with developmental disabilities who has demonstrated a strong sense of self advocacy. Example: Serving on committees that advocate for people with developmental disabilities, being actively involved in governmental activities that promote advocacy for individuals/families with developmental disabilities, etc.
Outstanding Professional: This award will be given to a professional who has demonstrated excellence in activities/work that enhances services for individuals/families with developmental disabilities. Example: Teachers, school administrators, social workers, medical personnel, legal personnel, etc.
Outstanding Media: This award will be given to an individual, agency, organization that demonstrates accomplishments that promote awareness/services for persons with developmental disabilities. Example: Newspaper, television or radio, online media, etc.
Outstanding Philanthropist/Donor: This award is being given to an individual, agency, foundation that has demonstrated philanthropically/financial support for individuals/families with developmental disabilities. Example: An individual, foundation, or agency, etc.
Outstanding Employer: This award is being given to an employer who has provided employment and opportunities for individual(s) with developmental disabilities. Example: Any employer within the community.
Outstanding Community Service: This award is being given to an individual who had demonstrated outstanding community service and has enhances lives of an individual/family dealing with developmental disabilities. Example: Special Olympics, volunteers, special education, direct care, etc.
Those who have been selected by the Awards Committee will then be honored on Thursday, September 27, 2018.