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Cape & Islands State Department of Development Services Citizen Advisory Board Recognition Breakfast

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES by on April 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 441

Over 150 people gathered at the 2017 Cape & Islands State Department of Development Services Citizen Advisory Board Recognition Breakfast in Centerville on Friday morning to honor individuals with disabilities and the care givers who support them every day with compassion, humor, advocacy and give them a sense of place and a safe and happy home.

The Cape and Islands delegation handed out the awards to caregivers and participants from the ARC of Cape Cod, Cape Abilities, Community Connections, Community Systems, Inc., Habilitation Assistance Corporation,
Kennedy Donovan Center, Latham Centers, Inc., LIFE, Inc., May Institute, Nonotuck Resources, Seven Hills Community Services and Transition Centers.

The Joseph Sattler, Jr. Recognition Award Recipient was Jim Hurley, Founder of Cape Cod CAN which provides the arts to the disabled. Jim has led the organization into a high functioning non-profit group, putting on
stage shows, art shows, selling art in the Heart shanties and organizing several Flash Mobs and a “Pet Project”

Artwork from many of the individuals was displayed during the breakfast and the artist Caroline Brescia was honored with the cover of this years program.

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