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Celebration IMPACT

August 26, 2019
Celebration IMPACT Group Photo

Congratulations to the 2019 Celebration Impact Awards Winners!

On behalf of The Arc Central Chesapeake Region we would like to extend our congratulations to this year’s award winners for their hard work and dedication to support and advocate for people with disabilities. We had a wonderful celebration with over 100 people in attendance, at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville, MD on June 6, 2019.  Guests enjoyed a picturesque setting overlooking the Bay Bridge, enjoying each other’s company, live music, and amazing food!  We hope that you found the Celebration Impact informative and worthwhile.

Laura Howell – Lorraine Sheehan Award for Advocacy
This award, named in remembrance of Lorraine Sheehan’s legacy, recognizes a person or organization who has made a significant contribution to advocating for the rights of Marylanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Patrese Williams – Leadership in Direct Service
This award recognizes a direct support professional for their dedication and commitment to empower those they serve. 

Tracy Davis – Leadership in Administration & Management
This award recognizes an administrative or management professional for their leadership in moving The Arc Central Chesapeake Region toward our shared vision.

Josh Cook – Outstanding Personal Achievement
This award recognizes a person supported by The Arc Central Chesapeake Region for their dedication to the community they live in.

Chuy’s Tex Mex Restaurant – Leadership in Social Responsibility
This award recognizes a community partner’s commitment to the full inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, work and play in their community.

Stephen Brennan – President’s Award
This award is chosen by the President and recognizes a person’s deep commitment and leadership to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region.

At the Celebration Impact The Arc Central Chesapeake Region held its Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors. This included recognizing Greg Ferra and Wes Campbell for their leadership and commitment to The Arc Central Chesapeake Region over the last three years. The membership also elected the officers and directors for the upcoming fiscal year.  We are excited for the passion and expertise they will bring in leading us in the future.

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