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Disability Rights Wisconsin Announces Award Winners

Congratulations to our “There’s No Place Like Home” award winners!

Corresponding to the theme for the evening, the “There’s No Place Like Home” awards – Courage, Heart, Wisdom, and Home – recognize that Disability Rights Wisconsin works in partnership with many other heroes to advance the disability rights movement toward a vision where all people with disabilities and their families can enjoy the full extent of their rights and the highest quality of life in the community. Awards will be presented at the Ruby Anniversary gala on Saturday evening, October 14th at the Monona Terrace in Madison.

After a public statewide nomination process, selecting from a list of more than 100 nominees was difficult, but inspiring. The awardees in each category are:

Courage

  • Jason and Julie Endres (Eau Claire)

Heart

  • Delores Sallis (Milwaukee)
  • Brenda Wesley (Milwaukee)

Wisdom

  • Save IRIS (statewide)
    Co-chairs:

    • Nancy Gapinski
    • Marion Holmberg
    • Julie Burish

Home

  • Movin’ Out (Madison)
    • Tim Radelet, Executive Director
    • David Porterfield, Housing Development Director

If you see or know these folks, please pass along your congratulations.
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