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Skip Smith photos are at the link.... Holday photos
The evening started with a great dinner catered by Ultimate Choice Catering from Pittsburg. The Annual Meeting opened with Janet Spillman about 6:30. Rich Proehl, State Representative welcomed everyone to the event and recognized the family style event as one of a kind. Shari Coatney, CEO/Pres. recognized the SKIL Board members of 2013.
Election of Officers for 2014 – 2017 All passed unanimously.
Stephanie Sanford shared with everyone the value of having heroes in the world. She related her own life story and how one person really can make a difference. She then explained how each person in the room has the power to be a Nelson Mandela in their part of the world. Skip Smith presented Stephanie with a portrait.
Annual Awards were presented as follows:
Today (Dec. 3), the global community celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
In the spirit of this year's theme, "Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an inclusive society and development for all", the U.S. International Council on Disabilities calls on the United States Senate to support the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This international disability treaty is designed to promote dignity, human rights, and inclusion for people with disabilities worldwide.
You can gain access to the site by going to the following URL, https://www.skil-fiscal.com/
To access the site, do the following;
1. Click Sign In
2. Enter account number, for employees this will be their SSN in the XXX-XX-XXXX format.
3. Enter password, for employees this will be their date of birth in the MM/DD/YYYY format.
4. Click the Sign In button.
In the November issue:
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Friends of Man wanted to take a moment to let you know how grateful we are for your work on behalf of the applicants for assistance from Friends of Man.
Without your help, we could not wisely allocate the funds given by our donors who want their money to be used 100% -- thoughtfully and carefully. Thank you.
Juddmo talks with John George from the Independence SKIL office. John recalls speaking at the Disability Mentoring Day conference in Pittsburg, Kansas and attending the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (A.P.R.I.L.) convention in Oklahoma. John also talks about wanting the youth with disabilities to get involved with public activities and speak up for their rights.
Hear it Friday mornings on the SKILmedia Radio Network. Max FM 93.5, U-Rock 99.1 FM, Fox Sports 1340 AM, or Katy Country 1540 AM.