Sunday, February 8, 2004

Leadership awards: Inclusion Network

Inclusion Network
Sister Jean Patrice (right), past president of College of Mount St. Joseph, visits with Martha Undercoffer (left) and Karen Duesing.
(Photos by Philip Groshong/The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Inclusion Network
Laura Hazelbaker on violin, collaborates with Delhi Middle School and Rost School.
Inclusion Network
Featured speaker, Danny Woodburn (far left), greets volunteers Robert Harris and Neal Mayerson.
Inclusion Network
Danny Woodburn (left) chats before the awards dinner with Inclusion Network Co-Director Sandy Kerlin and Peg Gutshell.
The Inclusion Network, a nonprofit organization that promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life, had its ninth annual Leadership Awards at the Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center, downtown. More than 1,000 guests attended the event, honoring those in the community who believe in inclusion and engage in inclusive practices.

The evening included cocktails and dinner and performances by the Mistics and the WOW dancers of the Miracle Dance Theatre. Emcee was Channel 5's Dave Wagner. Featured speaker was Danny Woodburn, best known for his Seinfeld character, Mickey Abbott, friend of Kramer.

The Inclusion Network surprised former board member Bea Lampkin by presenting her with its "Outstanding Service to the Community" Spotlight Award.

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