ASN To Host 25th Annual Honors Luncheon and 30th Anniversary Celebration
Arkansas Support Network will host its 25th annual Honors Luncheon along with celebrating ASN’s 30th anniversary on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 11:30am at Mermaids in Fayetteville. The event will celebrate community leaders, dedicated employees, inclusive communities, and 30 years of providing choices and opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families.
In addition to tenure awards for ASN employees, community awards will be given. Do you know someone deserving of one of the awards listed below? Use the link below send in your nomination. Nominations close on May 31st.
Linda Andrews Above and Beyond
Presented annually to honor those individuals who put service to others above service to self and dedicate their lives to building a world of acceptance and inclusiveness. Linda Andrews has dedicated her life to making that world a reality.
Given to an individual or business for their continuing efforts to help create a caring and inclusive community.
Jeff Nolte Outstanding Parent Advocate Award
Presented annually to honor those parents who spare no expense and cut no corners in their continuing efforts to ensure that their children have the opportunity to live in an inclusive and welcoming community.
Ryan Sutton/Martin Lovelace-Chandler Outstanding Self-Advocate Award
Presented annually to honor a self-advocate who exemplifies the grit, determination, and hard work required of those who would change the world. Ryan Sutton was a fighter who would accept nothing less than excellence of himself and of those around him.
Pam Biesiot Memorial Scholarship
The Pam Biesiot Memorial Scholarship honors the life and work of Pam Biesiot who dedicated her life to assisting individuals with disabilities. Pam was one of the “founding mothers” of Arkansas Support Network, and without her hard work and dedication, we would not be here today. Our goal is to find others who believe passionately that no one should live in an institution.
We will award at least one annual scholarship to assist with any eligible educational endeavor.