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City is Accepting Nominations for 21st Annual Disability Service Awards

Post Date:July 17, 2019 11:16 AM

disabilityThe City of West Hollywood is gathering nominations for its 21st Annual Disability Service Awards. The awards presentations and reception will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6 p.m at the City of West Hollywood’s Council Chambers, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard, as part of the City’s recognition of Disabilities Awareness Month.

Since 1999, the City has presented Disability Service Awards. Members of the West Hollywood community are encouraged to nominate individuals, businesses, the media, and nonprofit organizations that deserve special recognition for their work with people living with disabilities, including accessibility issues, attention to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, or advocacy.

Nominations for this year’s Disability Service Awards will be accepted until Thursday, August 16, 2019 at 5 p.m. Self-nominations are welcome. Honorees will be selected by the City of West Hollywood’s Disabilities Advisory Board.

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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