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Fishers Disability Awareness Month Kickoff Event on 3/1

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WHEN: Tuesday, March 1 / 8:30 – 10 a.m.

WHERE: Fishers City Hall / 1 Municipal Drive, Fishers

The annual celebration of Fishers March Disability Awareness Month begins Tuesday, March 1 with a Kickoff Event and the 2022 Accessibility and Inclusion Awards Presentation at 8:30 a.m. inside Fishers City Hall (1 Municipal Drive, Fishers). Join Mayor Scott Fadness and the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability for this special event, including a keynote from Fishers resident and traumatic brain injury survivor, Darcy Keith.

The month-long celebration, hosted by the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability and presented by Old National Bank, features a series of special events and initiatives throughout the city. This year’s theme, Achieving More Together, will include partners from around Hamilton County to champion disability inclusion in Fishers and beyond.

The celebration also includes the return of the Ally campaign, which invites residents to become advocates for disability inclusion. Free virtual toolkits, available at fishers.in.us/DisabilityAwareness, include information on how to be an Ally; a language guide and FAQ; social media graphics; Zoom backgrounds; and an Ally pledge. Learn more at fishers.in.us/DisabilityAwareness and follow along on social media at #FishersDisabilityAwareness.