On Monday 3 December we attended the celebrations to recognise achievements by and in support of local disabled people as part of the International Day of People with a Disability.
Dot Ashton (Advocacy Manager) with Graham Barker, KPAC who co-sponsored the evening. Dots team of volunteer advocates was nominated for the Volunteer of the Year Award.
Lisa Simpson (Simpson Board Enterprises) with her partner John. Lisa was nominated for the entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Left to right: Danni Parkinson (Volunteer Advocate), Joyce Duckworth (Manager), Dot Ashton (Advocacy Manager) and Vicki Hornby (Youth Advocacy and Parents Together)
Andy Gilbert (Independent Living Coordinator) with Angela Thomas (Volunteer Admin Assistant)
Tom Baker (Independent Living Coordinator) who was nominated for the Lifelong Achievement Award.
Joyce Duckworth (Manager) with Chris Roderick (KDC’s previous manager now retired) winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award
Stuart Sheridan, KMBC Commissioner with (left) Mandy Strode, KDC Volunteer and (right) Joanne Morris, Payroll Officer