KEARNEY – People First of Beatrice was named Chapter of the Year at the People First Convention in Kearney.
They received the annual award over 15 other chapters during the convention from October 7th through the 9th. The organization won the award because of their dedication to being self-advocates and the role that they played to become a larger part of Beatrice.
President Robert Vanover, Vice President Jackie Woods, Treasurer Randy Grabowski, State Board Representative Karl Boeger, Alternate to the State Board Elaine Richardson and Presenter Michelle Broady were present to receive the award.
There will be a local awards ceremony for People First of Beatrice on Friday, December 2nd at the Mosaic Chapel. It starts at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and the ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m.
The next state meeting will be hosted by the Beatrice Chapter on January 14, 2017.