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Partnership for Access Awareness Nova Scotia (PAANS) and the Nova Scotia Disabled Persons Commission, invite you to join us to proclaim Access Awareness Week 2016 "Universal Design: No One’s Left Out" in the Red Room of the Nova Scotia Legislature on Monday, May 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. *Interpreters, Sighted Guides and CART will be on site*

Prior to the Proclamation there will be a Flag Raising Ceremony held at Parade Square at 9:00am, hosted by HRM. Following this ceremony, people will be asked to make their way over to Province House for the commencement of the Proclamation Ceremony. * Taxis will be on site for anyone requiring transportation*

In addition to the proclamation, we will present the Mel Hebb Hourglass Action Awards, recognizing Nova Scotians for their contribution to the lives of persons with disabilities.

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PAANS 2017 Community Events

(click to see 2016 photos below)

  1. Flag Raising Ceremony - May 29th Parade Square, Halifax

  2. Proclamation Cermeony/Mel Hebb Awards – May 29th Province House, Halifax

  3. Scholarship Luncheon – June 2nd – Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

  4. White Cane and Dog Guide Walk- Canadian Council of the Blind

  5. Access Sketching Trip – Team Possibles/Halifax NS Down Syndrome

  6. Flag Raising Ceremony – Town of Antigonish

  7. Flag Raising Ceremony – County of Antigonish

  8. Landmark East Foundation 8Th Annual Golf Classic

  9. Town Crier – Will Brewer – Scholarship Luncheon

  10. Cape Breton Island Employment- Scholarship Presentations/Open House

  11. SCRI Society: The Club – Accessible Zumba event

  12. Defeat Depression – Walk-a –Thon

 


 

Community Events - 2016
Peggy's Cove  Trip
Proclamation Ceremony & Mel Hebb Awards 2016

 

Flag Raising 2016

 

Defeat Depression Walkathon 2016

 


 

2015 Flag Raising Cermony

 

2015 Proclamation Ceremonies

2015 Walkathon-Against-Depression

 

 

Art Hive

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Monday April 23, 2017