Association for Community Living honours achievements of people with disabilities

first_imgThe titles are determined based around their achievements and unique qualities – every year, they are different.The Fort St. John Association for Community Living provided a full list of recipients, which is available here. The Fort St. John Association for Community Living hosted their Community Living Awards at the Lido last night.FSJACL is an organization that helps ensure that people with developmental disabilities are able to ‘lead active and productive lives in their communities.’The theatre was packed with people receiving awards and watching their peers get special recognition for their personal successes.- Advertisement -“I think a lot of people are labelled because of their disability, and tonight’s a night about celebrating their successes and their abilities and just the great people they are,” said Executive Director Cindy Mohr. “Hopefully they’ll walk away feeling great about themselves.”This event is in it’s 10th year, and Mohr says it has grown in terms of anticipation and excitement – Mohr says people look forward to the awards, and it has become Oscar-like.Some of the awards include Technology Whiz, Integrity Award, Most Infectious Belly Laugh Award, and Helping Hand Award, among others.Advertisementlast_img

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