Each spring, The Arc celebrates Developmental Disability Awareness with a formal dinner featuring a keynote speaker and an awards ceremony to honor and learn about local people making a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc first began hosting the annual Awareness Dinner in 1966 and every year presents awards in the following categories:
- Volunteer of the Year
- Employer of the Year
- Professional of the Year
- Personal Achievement
Do you know someone in the community who deserves recognition?
Submit a nomination!
Please see our Call For Nominations 2016 form for details on each award category and procedure for submission.