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ADA Anniversary Celebration

July 22, 2016 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

ADA26, Access for All, Join us on July 22Disability Network is hosting a community-wide celebration of the 26th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act! Join us at our Kalamazoo office on July 22 from 11:30 to 1:30 for a free BBQ lunch with presentations and awards. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your friends and join us for lunch!


A barbecue lunch prepared by EMA Catering will be served at noon.

A presentation during lunch including award presentations for:

  • The Bob Davis Independent Living Award is given in memory of Bob Davis, son of Al & Kay Davis, who was involved in a vehicle accident and sustained a brain and spinal cord injury. He lived independently, attended the Brain Injury Survivors Group and overcame obstacles to achieve independence.
  • The Jim Neubacher Lifetime Achievement Award which is given in memory of Jim Neubacher, a person with a disability and a reporter for the Detroit Free Press. Jim wrote about the inclusion and civil rights of people with disabilities.

Parking Shuttles

parking map

Map with parking locations (click to enlarge).

We will be running continuous accessible shuttle service from 11:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. between the event and the following designated parking locations:

  • Senior Services of Southwest Michigan (918 Jasper St.)
  • Kik Pool at Upjohn Park
  • Skateboard park (off Walter St)
  • Kalamazoo Farmers Market (corner of Lake & Walter St.)


If you have questions about this event or need an accommodation, contact Kristen Potts at pottsk@dnswm.org or (269) 345-1516 x119.

This program will be ASL interpreted.

This is a fragrance-free event. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.


July 22, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Disability Network Southwest Michigan


Disability Network – Kalamazoo Office
517 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 United States
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