The City of Kingston and the municipal accessibility advisory committee (MAAC) are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Celebrating Accessibility Awards.
Nominees can be a person or organization making Kingston more accessible in one of the following categories: education, employment, recreation, customer service, built environment, volunteer, youth, and other.
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“Kingston belongs to all of us – people of all ages and abilities should feel welcome to access and enjoy our city. This year, we are hoping for an increase of nominations in our youth category to better recognize young people who have considered and addressed accessibility,” sid Julie Salter-Keane, community projects manager, in a release. “The Celebrating Accessibility Awards to recognize those who go above and beyond legislated requirements to make really positive impacts in the lives of Kingstonians.”
Established in 2011, the Celebrating Accessibility Awards recognizes members of the Kingston community who help to make the city more accessible for everyone.
Nomination forms – due by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10 – and additional information can be found at CityofKingston.ca/AccessAwards. The awards will be presented at a City Hall ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6.