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Tri-C Presents 6th Annual Disability Awareness Day

Look into the "New Freedom for the 21st Century" October 8, 2002; Event Open to the Public

Oct. 2, 2002

Cuyahoga Community College is holding their 6th Annual Disability Awareness Day on Tuesday, October 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the College's Eastern Campus, 4250 Richmond Road in Highland Hills.

Among the partners for the event are:

Mary Syarto-Sender, Director of Students with Disabilities at Cuyahoga Community College, quotes, "The purpose of this special day of activity is to educate and enlighten the community on issues dealing with disabilities." Since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 13 years ago, support for employment opportunities for those individuals with disabilities continues to grow as the result of observations like this one which take place each October, National Disability Awareness Month.

The theme for this year's program is New Freedom for the 21st Century. The featured speaker will be Kym Sellers.  She is a well known figure in the Cleveland Broadcasting arena.  Kym is an active community leader and serves as a board member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

In addition, three workshops will also be presented:

The series of events are designed to facilitate ways to help individuals with disabilities live independently and remove barriers to employment.

Admission for the general public is $20 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.  Admission is $25 for those seeking continuing education units (CEUs) by attending.

For registration or further information, call Tri-C at (216) 987-5697.

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