March is Disabilities Awareness Month


DSN provides services to the disabled

Special to The Times



Courtesy photo City of Union Mayor Harold Thompson signs a proclamation proclaiming March Disabilities Awareness Month. The proclamation, which was also signed by Union County Supervisor Frank Hart (second from right), promotes awareness of disabilities and the services provided by the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board to persons with disabilities. Also taking part in the signing ceremony was Amy Smith, Executive Director of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board and Robbie Littlejohn, Chairman of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.


UNION COUNTY — March is Disabilities Awareness Month in Union County.

On Monday, Union County Supervisor Frank Hart and City of Union Mayor ,Harold Thompson met with Amy Smith, Executive Director of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board and Robbie Littlejohn, Chairman of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board. The purpose of the meeting was the signing and issuance of a proclamation proclaiming March Disabilities Awareness Month in Union County.

The proclamation is part of a number of activities taking place this month throughout South Carolina promoting awareness of disabilities and the services that organizations like the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board provide persons who have disabilities.

The staff of Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board focuses on the abilities of persons classified with disabilities, working to enhance those abilities so that those individuals will be able to live at their highest level of independence.

In a statement released announcing the signing and issuance of the proclamation, the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board stated that it “would like to encourage our citizens to work together to promote increased opportunities for the people served; to recognize the many contributions made by the people to our community; and to honor the dedication of the caregivers who bring support and hope to their fellow citizens.”

The Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board is located at 226 S. Gadberry St., Union. For more information about the board and the services it provides call 864-427-7700.

Courtesy photo City of Union Mayor Harold Thompson signs a proclamation proclaiming March Disabilities Awareness Month. The proclamation, which was also signed by Union County Supervisor Frank Hart (second from right), promotes awareness of disabilities and the services provided by the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board to persons with disabilities. Also taking part in the signing ceremony was Amy Smith, Executive Director of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board and Robbie Littlejohn, Chairman of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_2016-03-14_10.49.19.jpegCourtesy photo City of Union Mayor Harold Thompson signs a proclamation proclaiming March Disabilities Awareness Month. The proclamation, which was also signed by Union County Supervisor Frank Hart (second from right), promotes awareness of disabilities and the services provided by the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board to persons with disabilities. Also taking part in the signing ceremony was Amy Smith, Executive Director of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board and Robbie Littlejohn, Chairman of the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.
DSN provides services to the disabled

Special to The Times

This story was submitted by the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.

This story was submitted by the Union County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.

comments powered by Disqus