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2nd Annual E2A Awards

October 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am


In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), BAC will host its 2nd annual Employ, Empower: Achieve, or E2A, awards to recognize individuals and organizations across Brevard that have created opportunities for persons with disabilities to achieve personal success. The following awards will be given at the event: the Employ, Empower Award; Moving Forward Award; and, Believe and Achieve Award. Rachel Simon, author of six books and nationally-recognized public speaker on issues related to diversity and disability, will be the keynote speaker. Her bestselling book Riding The Bus With My Sister has been adapted for theater, National Public Radio and television, including the Hallmark Hall of Fame adaptation which was directed by Anjelica Huston and featured Rosie O’Donnell and Andie McDowell.

Our 2018 E2A award winners are:

Employ, Empower Award – USSSA
Recognizes organizations that create work opportunities in the community for people with disabilities. Presented to the Brevard County Clerk of Court in 2017.

Moving Forward Award – Disability Awareness and Action Working Group (DAAWG) at Kennedy Space Center
Recognizes individuals and/or organizations that have made special efforts to assist people with disabilities in gaining new skills or improving access to employment opportunities. Presented to the Brevard Zoo in 2017.

Believe and Achieve Award – Jennifer Cleveland
Recognizes individuals with disabilities who have made significant personal strides in achieving success in work and/or life. Presented to Karen Kirkland of Carr, Riggs & Ingram in 2017.

To reserve your seat, please visit our registration page here.


October 17, 2018
8:30 am - 10:30 am


Susan McGrath
321 632 8610 x 204


Hilton Rialto
200 Rialto Place
Melbourne, FL 32901 United States
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(321) 768-0200