2018 Community Inclusion Awards

2018 Community Inclusion Awards

About This Event

The Special Needs Advisory Coalition (SNAC) of Palm Beach County is excited to announce our inaugural Community Inclusion Awards. A celebration of individuals, nonprofit and for-profit organizations who are committed to serving and supporting the special needs community! Awards for all categories will be given on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at a special ceremony and luncheon beginning at 11:30 am at the Boca West Country Club. We can't wait to celebrate the actions and impact being made in Palm Beach County by local leaders, service providers and advocates.


Award categories are:

• Direct Service Professional of the Year
• Respite Care Companion of the Year
• Supportive Housing Provider of the Year
• Self-Advocate of the Year
• Employer of the Year
• Employee of the Year
• Teacher/Educator of the Year
• Healthcare Provider of the Year
• Post Secondary Program of the Year
• Innovation & Collaboration of the Year
• Volunteer of the Year
• Champion of Inclusion Award

Individuals, nonprofit and for-profit organizations are encouraged to submit an application in one or more categories. An organization/individual will only be named a finalist in one category.

Three finalists will be selected in each category by a panel of judges. Finalists will be revealed at the Announcement Party on September 5, 2018. All of the finalists will receive publicity via press releases and social media activity. Applicants who are not finalists will be eligible for the Community Choice Award. Community Choice Award recipient will be determined by on-line voting.

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 20583 Boca West Drive
  • Boca Raton, FL 33434
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Oct 10, 2018 11:30 am to
  • Oct 10, 2018 02:00 pm

Category Sponsor

Unicorn Children's Foundation

Event to Support Unicorn Children's Foundation

Unicorn Children's Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to children and young adults with developmental, communication, and learning disorders through education, awareness, and research so that they have every opportunity to lead productive and fulfilling lives.

  1. Noelle  Balsamo
    Noelle Balsamo gave a $75 donation
    Seated with Dr. Jack Scott, Wanda Baldwin, Jennifer Percival
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  2. Iris Neil
    Iris Neil gave a $78.51 donation
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  3. Nancy Whitney-Conway
    Nancy Whitney-Conway gave a $75 donation
    Dedication In Honor of: Stephanie Soplop
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  4. Majorie Bernstein
    Majorie Bernstein gave a $75 donation
    Sit with Evon, Lisa, Sharon and Gregory :)
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  5. FAU CARD
    FAU CARD gave a $75 donation
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  6. Jay Van Vechten
    Jay Van Vechten gave a $300 donation
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  7. Erica Sonn
    Erica Sonn gave a $75 donation
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  8. Entrusted
    Entrusted gave a $150 donation
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  9. Shaquira Young
    Shaquira Young gave a $75 donation
    I would like to sit with Laura Schultze and Lucy Stiber. I work with Palm Beach County School District in the Transition Program with them.
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  10. Rhonda Wynds
    Rhonda Wynds gave a $156.72 donation
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  11. Children's Services Council
    Children's Services Council gave a $75 donation
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  12. Douglas  Vogel
    Douglas Vogel gave a $78.51 donation
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  13. THE ARC OF PALM Beach County
    THE ARC OF PALM Beach County gave a $675 donation
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  14. Graziella Gadia
    Graziella Gadia gave a $75 donation
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  15. Lucy Stiber
    Lucy Stiber gave a $75 donation
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  16. Rich Fleming
    Rich Fleming gave a $75 donation
    I would like to sit with award recipient, Amy Fleming.
    6 months ago · Like
  17. AMY GERACI
    AMY GERACI gave a $75 donation
    PLEASE SEAT ME WITH KERRI MORSE, ADULT SERVICES COORDINATOR, ELS FOR AUTISM FOUNDATION. THANKS
    6 months ago · Like
  18. Ramon Voils
    Ramon Voils gave a $75 donation
    Request to sit with spouse Finalist RoseAnn LaBella Voils - Palm Tran
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  19. Sea Turtle Adventures
    Sea Turtle Adventures gave a $100 donation
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  20. Laura  Schultze
    Laura Schultze gave a $75 donation
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  21. Jafco Children's Ability Center
    Jafco Children's Ability Center gave a $156.72 donation
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  22. Florida Atlantic University
    Florida Atlantic University gave a $104.58 donation
    Dedication In Honor of: Dr. Jack Scott
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  23. 211 Helpline
    211 Helpline gave a $225 donation
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  24. Gregory Fried
    Gregory Fried gave a $100 donation
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  25. Southtech Schools
    Southtech Schools gave a $150 donation
    Eileen Turenne and Shawna Kingsley-Scott will attend with nominee Teresa Trumble
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  26. Gulfstream Goodwill Industries
    Gulfstream Goodwill Industries gave a $375 donation
    Guests attending will be Marv Tanck, Kathy Spencer, John Vandersea, Tomas Boiton & Cindy Maunder. We are supporting nominee Susan Bykofsky who is sitting with Career source. If it is possible to sit near her that would be great. Thanks
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  27. Joanie Applebaum
    Joanie Applebaum gave a $125 donation
    Our thanks to Otis Elevator and the Arc of Palm Beach County, with eternal pride in our daughter -- Jackie Applebaum. From Joanie and David Applebaum
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  28. Wanda Baldwin
    Wanda Baldwin gave a $75 donation
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  29. Nicole DeFlorio
    Nicole DeFlorio gave a $75 donation
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  30. Suzanne  Parmelee
    Suzanne Parmelee gave a $78.51 donation
    Please seat me next to my daughter, Dr. Kerri Morse who is a nominee for an award.
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