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Access for All 2022

ADA Anniversary Celebration

Access for All Celebration

We will be celebrating Access for All throughout the month of July and are thrilled to be coming together again in person to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Below are details of our celebration activities.

Scavenger Hunt

text graphic: Accessibility Scavenger Hunt

Throughout the month of July, we will be holding a virtual scavenger hunt. We will post a short list of accessibility features for you to find in your community. Contact us with your discoveries to be entered into a drawing to win a prize!  We will publish the list here and on FaceBook on July 1. The deadline for entries is Monday, July 25.  

Access for All Celebration!

cake pops

Join us in person for a community celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the ADA. We will be serving a variety of light summer snacks as we enjoy being together in person again.

When: Friday, July 29, 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Where: Kalamazoo Farmer’s Market located at 1204 Bank St., Kalamazoo

There is plenty of free parking at the Farmer’s Market.

Awards Presentation:

We will be presenting our annual awards at the Access for All celebration event:

  • Bob Davis Independent Living: Alexandria Smith 
  • Community Inclusion Award: Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Joel Cooper

Register:

Please use this form to RSVP for our in-person event. Everyone registering prior to July 15 will be entered into a drawing to win one of two $25 Amazon gift certificates. Must be present to win.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this event, please follow this link to email Miranda or call her at 269-345-1516 x120.

Funded in part by ADA Michigan, an affiliate of the Great Lakes ADA Center, through grant #90DP0091-01-00 from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.

RAMP-A-THON 2022

Our annual RAMP-A-THON campaign raises awareness in our communities about the importance of safe, affordable ramps for people with mobility disabilities. A ramp makes it possible to do something as basic as getting to the mailbox, as important as getting to doctor appointments, and as critical as being able to vacate in the event of an emergency. Ramps allow everyone equal opportunity to be a vibrant part of their community.

If you would like to join our corporate sponsors in financially supporting RAMP-A-THON, please use the button below to make an online donation, or contact Margaret Thurmand at thurmandm@dnswm.org or 269-345-1516 x101.