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City Accepting Nominations for 20th Annual Disability Service Awards

Post Date:July 11, 2018 7:19 AM

DSAThe City of West Hollywood is gathering nominations for its 20th Annual Disability Service Awards. Honorees will be selected by the City of West Hollywood’s Disabilities Advisory Board at its meeting on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 and the awards presentation and reception will take place in October 2018, as part of the City’s recognition of Disabilities Awareness Month.

Since 1999, the City has presented Disability Service Awards to individuals, businesses, media, and nonprofit organizations that deserve exceptional recognition for work with people living with disabilities, including accessibility issues, attention to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, and/or advocacy.

Nominations for this year’s Disability Service Awards will be accepted until Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 5 p.m. Self-nominations are welcome. Honorees will be selected by the City of West Hollywood’s Disabilities Advisory Board at its meeting on August 22, 2018.

Nomination forms are available (PDF) on the City’s website at www.weho.org/disabilityserviceawards.

Forms may be submitted by email to kpatterson@weho.org or by fax to (323) 848-6565. Hard-copy forms may be mailed to:

Kim Patterson, Social Services Division
City of West Hollywood, City Hall
8300 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

The City of West Hollywood’s Disabilities Advisory Board was created in 1995 and is comprised of nine members. The Disabilities Advisory Board addresses issues affecting people with disabilities, including ADA compliance, transportation, housing, access to City government and services for people with disabilities, and makes recommendations to the West Hollywood City Council relative to the adoption of programs, policies, or ordinances of benefit to the constituency.

For additional information, please contact the City of West Hollywood’s Social Services Division at (323) 848-6510. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496. For up-to-date news and events, follow the City of West Hollywood on social media @WeHoCity and sign up for news updates at www.weho.org/email.

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