Access Orangeville, a Town of Orangeville committee dedicated to facilitating accessibility for all residents and visitors, is accepting nominations for the 2024 Accessibility Champion Awards.

These awards recognize individuals, local businesses, or a community group who have demonstrated a passion for making the community more accessible by continually going above and beyond to achieve this goal.

“There are many champions in our community helping us remove barriers and provide accessible services, and these awards offer a chance for us to recognize the great work they are doing,” said Councillor Rick Stevens, Chair of the Access Orangeville Committee. “I encourage you to nominate someone in our community who creates an accessible Orangeville for all.”

Nominations must be submitted by no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, May 3 by email at [email protected].

The following information must be included in the nomination:

• The name of the individual, business, or community group nominated.
• The reason for the nomination, including what they have done to make our community more accessible for all.
• Include the name, address, and phone number of the nominee.
• Nominees must be a resident or business in Dufferin County.
• The name and contact information, including the phone number, of the person submitting the nomination.

The 2024 award recipients will be announced during Accessibility Week, observed from May 25 to June 1.