Frontenac County 2017 Access Award nomination form online

Posted on Tuesday September 12, 2017

The County of Frontenac is accepting nominations for the 2017 Celebration of Accessibility Access Awards. The Access Award nomination form is available here www.frontenaccounty.ca/en/corporate/Disabilities-Access-Award.asp  and the deadline for submissions is September 18. The Access Awards will be presented on November 23 at the Warden's reception.

The County of Frontenac, in partnership with the Frontenac Accessibility Advisory Committee (FAAC), created this award in 2013 to recognize persons, groups or organizations that have made or are making a significant contribution beyond legislated requirements, towards improving access for persons with disabilities in the County of Frontenac. 

Access can include designing new or renovated buildings, an employment program, a transportation system, a recreational or leisure program, or anything that contributes significantly to persons with disabilities living independently. 

Last year, the Bellrock Community Hall Association received the 2016 County of Frontenac International Day of Persons with Disabilities Access Award at the County's Council meeting in Glenburnie today. The Bellrock Community Hall Association raised funds for new washrooms, a new front entrance and a walkway to the Bellrock Community Hall, all of which were completed in accordance with the building standards for accessibility. The hall can now accommodate everyone wishing to attend the very active community programs, most of which are attended by seniors.

Previous recipients include the Verona Lions Club (2013), Joe Ryan and Brenden Hicks of Accessible Living (2014) and Doug Lovegrove of Verona (2015)


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Marco Smits, Communications Officer County of Frontenac
Phone: 613-548-9400 x 305 Email: msmits@frontenaccounty.ca