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July 26 Is ADA Day

The Oswego County Legislature proclaimed July 26 as Americans with Disabilities Awareness Day to promote education about advocacy, resources and services available to county residents.

The Legislature’s Human Services Committee presented the certificate to members of Oswego ARISE.

Pictured from left are Shannon Davis, Oswego ARISE; Nathaniel Davis, Oswego ARISE; Shane Hoey, Oswego ARISE; Committee Vice Chairman Daniel LeClair, District 8; Jim Cronk, Oswego ARISE; Stephen M. Walpole, District 14; Sabine Ingerson, director of the Oswego ARISE; Committee Chairman Shane Broadwell, District 17; Sarah Skillen; Roger Pullen; Ken Skillen; James Karasek, District 22; John Proud, District 7; Michael Moss; Marie C. Schadt, District 19; Jeanette Stanard, advocate; Shawn Doyle, District 3; Marjorie Yerdon, Oswego ARISE; Lisa Sequin, Oswego ARISE; Nicole Baldwin, Oswego ARISE; Katie Terramiggi, Oswego ARISE; Ken Shepard, Oswego ARISE; Melissa Hull, Oswego ARISE; Garrett Weiss, Oswego ARISE advisory committee.
Pictured from left are Shannon Davis, Oswego ARISE; Nathaniel Davis, Oswego ARISE; Shane Hoey, Oswego ARISE; Committee Vice Chairman Daniel LeClair, District 8; Jim Cronk, Oswego ARISE; Stephen M. Walpole, District 14; Sabine Ingerson, director of the Oswego ARISE; Committee Chairman Shane Broadwell, District 17; Sarah Skillen; Roger Pullen; Ken Skillen; James Karasek, District 22; John Proud, District 7; Michael Moss; Marie C. Schadt, District 19; Jeanette Stanard, advocate; Shawn Doyle, District 3; Marjorie Yerdon, Oswego ARISE; Lisa Sequin, Oswego ARISE; Nicole Baldwin, Oswego ARISE; Katie Terramiggi, Oswego ARISE; Ken Shepard, Oswego ARISE; Melissa Hull, Oswego ARISE; Garrett Weiss, Oswego ARISE advisory committee.

The group works with communities to protect the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, which ensures that people of all levels of ability have access to services and employment, accommodations and transportation, and telecommunications.

To learn more about ARISE, go to www.ariseinc.org

About ARISE

ARISE is a non-profit Independent Living Center run by and for people with disabilities. The organization has been providing advocacy and services since 1979, and each year ARISE works with approximately 4,000 people of all ages who have all types of disabilities. ARISE has offices in Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Cayuga, and Seneca counties and operates ARISE at the Farm, a 77-acre recreational facility in Chittenango and ARISE & Ski at Toggenburg Winter Sports Center in Fabius.