Friday, February 12, 2010

Idelio Valdez Award

Announcement from the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council
The Council is searching for an individual with a developmental disability who is a strong leader and advocate. If you know of someone who meets these criteria, please go to the Council's website and complete a nomination form.  Deadline for  submitting nominations is Friday, February 19, 2010.

Idelio Valdes  Leadership Award

Idelio Valdes was a self-advocate who had a tremendous impact on the people around him and the community in which he lived and worked.  His life's journey included many ups and downs but he always stayed the course to self realization, commitment to service and dedication to the things that were of most value to him.  His demonstrated advocacy activities, his belief in building partnerships, his initiative in challenging the status quo and his enthusiasm for life and its possibilities endeared him to all who were fortunate enough to know him.  This award is dedicated to his memory.

Please go to the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council website at []

to learn more about this award and to download a nomination form.

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