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Mayor officially proclaims Disability Awareness

Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021

Huntington Mayor Richard Strick held a ceremony on Monday, March 8 at Pathfinder Services officially proclaiming March as Disability Awareness Month.

In a ceremony in the lobby of Pathfinder Services North Campus at 2824 Theater Avenue, Chief Operating Officer Carrie Blackham joined the mayor for the proclamation.

“This marks the 31st year of Indiana’s recognition of Disability Awareness Month,” said Strick. “With this proclamation, I am calling on our residents to observe this month by listening to and learning from our neighbors with disabilities to help them live meaningful and productive lives.”

Pathfinder Services and the City of Huntington are collaborating to celebrate Disability Awareness Month with several scheduled events.

“We are so thrilled to be partnering with the City of Huntington to recognize and celebrate people with disabilities in our community,” said Blackham. “Through recognition, we are promoting the inclusion and independence of all people.”

Mayor Strick will be reading to the children at Pathfinder Kids Kampus today, and then collaborating with artists on a project at Creative Abilities on Monday, March 15.

Shown in the photo, left to right, are Nicole Hahn, Pathfinder Services Communication and Volunteer Coordinator; Amy Thornsberry, Pathfinder Services Community-Based Inclusion Coordinator; Carrie Blackham, Pathfinder Services Chief Operating Officer; Richard Strick, Mayor of the City of Huntington; Justin Barker, Pathfinder Services HomeOwnership Center Director; Sheryl Cline, Pathfinder Services Executive Assistant to the President and Rachel Zahm, Pathfinder Services HR Coordinator.