Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Celebrates the 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by honoring those who have gone “Above and Beyond!”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  -- Happy ADA Day!

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Celebrates the 22nd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by honoring those who have gone “Above and Beyond!”

DENVER, July 26, 2012 – On the Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) is honoring seven organizations and/or individuals for their exemplary “Above and Beyond” efforts in working for, and with the disability community.  According to Julie Reiskin, Executive Director of CCDC, “The Above and Beyond Award nominees have gone above and beyond in their efforts to support disabled individuals in their pursuit of the American Dream.”

Award Recipients include:

State Representative Dave Young, Weld County, Legislator of the Year.

National Jewish Hospital, Colorado, Nonprofit of the Year.

Joseph Kiolbasa, City Manager for the City of Sterling, Government Employee of the Year.

Highland Cork and Coffee, Northwest Denver, Small Business of the Year.

Barry Sweet, Backcountry Office Manager, Rocky Mountain National Park, Cultural Venues Accessibility Champion of the Year.

Dave Schadd, Disabilities Integration Specialist FEMA, Region VIII, Emergency Preparedness Professional of the Year.

Diane Armijo-Moore, Pueblo, Coordinator for Adult Resources for Caring and Help (ARCH), Nonprofit Professional of the Year.

The Honorees will receive recognition at the CCDC Annual Awards Ceremony to be held Friday, September 28th at CEC Middle College in Northwest Denver.

If you would like more information on the award recipients or on Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) – the largest statewide organization for people with all types of disabilities, please do not hesitate to contact:

Julie Reiskin                                                                         
Colorado Cross Disability Coalition                               
303-667-4216                                                                     
jreiskin@ccdconline.org

Jerry Frangas
Colorado Cross Disability Coalition
303-931-1681
jfrangas@ccdconline.org

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