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Posted on: September 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] PRESS RELEASE: Submit Nominations for A.B.L.E. Award and EMPOWER Award

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The Committee for People with Disabilities is now accepting nominations for the A.B.L.E. Award (Ability, Belief, Leadership and Equality to Achieve Access For All) and the EMPOWER Award. 


The A.B.L.E. annual award program is designed to recognize the outstanding commitment of a business or public entity in fulfilling the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Highlighting the efforts of an outstanding business or entity may motivate others to provide improved accessibility to goods and services. Businesses must be within Brookings city. 


The EMPOWER Award is an annual award program designed to recognize the outstanding commitment of a business in employing and empowering individuals with disabilities. Highlighting the efforts of an outstanding business may motivate others to increase opportunities to hire individuals with disabilities. Businesses must be within Brookings city. 


To obtain a nomination application, please go to www.cityofbrookings.org or contact the Brookings Human Resources Office at:


Brookings City & County Government Center

520 Third Street, Suite 230

Brookings, SD 57006

605-697-8668

srotert@cityofbrookings.org

  

The nomination deadline is Monday, September 21, 2020.


All nominations will be considered and reviewed by the Brookings Committee for People with Disabilities. When the final selection for the 2020 Awards recipients have been made, the Committee will notify the recipient and the public.


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