Tag Archives: Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities

Public Invited to Help Welcome Journey of Hope Cyclists to Arlington July 13

The Arlington Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities and the University of Texas at Arlington Movin’ Mavs will host the Ability Experience Journey of Hope South cycling team for the 22nd year on Friday, July 13, 2018. The Journey of Hope cyclists are traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, D. C. on their…

Journey of Hope Team Stops in Arlington to Raise Awareness About Disabilities

Members of the Pi Kappa Phis organization, The Ability Experience, competed in an amateur-vs-expert showdown against the University of Texas at Arlington’s prominent Movin’ Mavs wheelchair basketball team Saturday to help foster an understanding of people with physical disabilities. The basketball game at UTA’s Maverick Activity Center was part of a cross-country…

Journey of Hope Cyclists Make Celebratory Stop in Arlington

A team of Push America/Journey of Hope cyclists on a 4,000-mile trek across country made a celebratory stop in Arlington Friday, where they were greeted at City Hall by Deputy City Manager Theron Bowman and representatives from the Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities. After reading a proclamation, Dr. Bowman playfully…

City of Arlington Employee Honored with Governor’s Trophy for Work in Employment of Disabled

The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities has named Stephen Booher, Organizational Development Specialist for the City of Arlington, a top 2012 Lex Frieden Employment Award winner. The award recognizes employers who go above and beyond the legal requirements in hiring, training and maintaining positive working relationships with employees with…

Arlington Teen Builds Visitors’ Guide for People with Disabilities

Chad Williams searched months for the perfect Eagle Scout project, something that would provide long-lasting benefits and affect change. By all accounts, Williams succeeded. On Friday, the 17-year-old senior at Arlington High School unveiled his project to City leaders and earned a certificate of recognition for his work, presented by City…