Disability Awareness Day

Disability Awareness Day is scheduled for October 10, 2019 at the Riverview Inn located in Pennsville New Jersey. At the bottom of this post is a copy of the Crusader Award that our advisory board has created to high light the contributions of citizens, agencies and companies that are doing their best to improve the lives of our disabled citizens. If you would like to attend the event, please call the number below to register and please feel free to make a nomination. You can also be added to the Teleminder Message System by calling Betty Myers at that same number. The Teleminder Message System reaches roughly 1,300 residents to inform them of upcoming events.

Salem County Department of Health and Human Services
110 Fifth Street, Suite 900 Salem, NJ 08079
856-339-8622 856-451-1207 856-358-3857
Office Fax: 856-339-9268 Transportation Scheduling: 856-339-8644
The major criteria for selecting the award recipients will be the degree and durability of their positive impact on the
lives of persons with disabilities within the County of Salem.
The selection of recipients will be made by the Salem County Office on Aging & Disability Services Advisory Board
The Crusader Award will be awarded to an individual whose leadership and dedication have greatly improved the
services available to residents in the County of Salem with special needs. The nominee must be a resident of the
County of Salem or an individual whose energies are primarily directed towards improving the quality of services for
the persons with special needs within the County of Salem.
NOMINEE DEADLINE: September 6, 2019
NOMINEE SUBMISSION: Salem County Office on Aging & Disability
110 Fifth Street, Suite 900
Salem, NJ 08079
(856) 339-8622
Crusader Award
INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit this form together with a detailed statement describing the nominee’s contribution in
serving the special needs population within the County of Salem. For agencies or organizations include building
accessibility, or employment of persons with disabilities and any special equipment or services provided. For
individuals include names of organizations for which the nominee provided leadership, dedication or service, and
length of service.
Please attach any supporting information, such as newspaper articles, other awards, testimonials or historical data.
CONTACT PERSON(if business or organization):
TELEPHONE: (business) (work)
Nominator’s Name:
Title and Organization (if applicable):
What is your connection (if any) with the nominee?
Signature of Nominator: Date:
Please mail completed nomination forms to:
Salem County Office on Aging & Disabilities
110 Fifth Street, Suite 900
Salem, New Jersey 08079
Deadline: September 6, 2019

Published by


I have a BA in Psychology and a teaching certificate as a Special Education teacher. I have a MA in Student Personnel Services and I recently retired from my position as a Guidance Counselor. I have been active on advisory boards concerning disability issues for over 25 years. I also have over 25 years of business experience in Human Resources and Operations Management.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s