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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

Unicorn Children's Foundation logo
In Support of Unicorn Children's Foundation

Unicorn Children's Foundation is a 28 year old non-profit organization that is dedicated to building communities of acceptance, support, and opportunity for kids and young adults who are challenged by developmental differences by supporting or developing its cradle to career pathways.  Our initiatives connect families to community resources, advocate for inclusive opportunities, respect differences, empower individuals, and support success.  With 1 in 6 children being diagnosed with a developmental or learning disorder, we believe it is our responsibility to create a world where all children’s potential can flourish.  To learn more about the Unicorn Children's Foundation visit http://www.unicornchildrensfoundation.org. Also available on Facebook and Twitter.