International Day of Persons with Disabilities Community Recognition Awards

Red Deer winners

Community recognition awards and Premier’s Council on the Status of People with Disabilities were both presented at Carnival Theatre on Dec. 5 at an event hosted by Catholic Social Services.

Community recognition awards from the International Day of Persons with Disabilities planning committee in Red Deer went to the following people and groups:

– Pastor Randal Neufeld of the Church of the Nazarene who helps those with disabilities with their emotional, physical, spiritual and mental well-being.

– Jason Steele, an actor, director, film maker, writer and stand-up comedian who leads programs at The Hub on Ross.

– Chuck and Gladys Woodrow, owners and managers of The Hangar Pub and Grill who employ people with disabilities.

– Don Scorah who is vision-impaired and helps others with the same disability.

– City of Red Deer Emergency Services for having text with 911 available for those who are deaf, deafened, have hearing loss or speech impairments.

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