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The Arc is seeking nominations for the Annual Awards

The Arc of Bartholomew County invites you to submit your nominations for the Annual Awards Ceremony, where we honor individuals who have positively affected our local community in disability advocacy. The Arc feels it is crucial to acknowledge the great work that people have done in our community and inspire people to do more. We offer a variety of different awards every year. Submit your nominations here!

  • David Stambaugh Volunteer of the Year: Recognizes a volunteer who has given generously of time and talents to accomplish the mission of The Arc in meeting the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Educator of the Year: Recognizes an educator/teacher/person who works in the educational arena and has demonstrated excellence in teaching and assisting students with special needs.
  • Friend of The Arc: Recognizes an individual or organization that has performed outstanding service on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Professional of the Year: Recognizes a person employed in the field of serving individuals with developmental disabilities and whose work has resulted in improvement in supports and services for people with disabilities and their families.
  • Self-Advocate Award: Recognizes an outstanding individual who is an achieving, inclusive member of his/her community.
  • Youth Recognition Award: Recognizes a youth or group of youths/organizations that has performed outstanding service on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

If you know someone who would be an excellent fit for one of these awards, please submit your nomination! You can submit one nomination per category. Thank you for helping The Arc of Bartholomew County recognize some of the incredible individuals in our local community.

Submit your nominations here!

The Annual Awards Celebration is May 16th at 5:15pm at Hotel Indigo!