Category: Press Releases
Posted By: Denise Gallagher
The Board of County Commissioners; Chairman Jeff Kinnard, First Vice-Chairman Brian Coleman, Second Vice-Chairman Scott Carnahan, Ron Kitchen, and Jimmie T. Smith, with Melissa Walker, Key Training Center Executive Director and representatives from the Key Center
Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their
regular meeting on February 26, 2019 proclaiming March as Developmental
Disabilities Awareness Month.
Key Training Center is the primary local organization advocating and serving
persons with developmental disabilities to achieve optimum independence by
promoting and offering programs to improve the quality of life for more than
three hundred developmentally disabled individuals in Citrus County.
with developmental disabilities in conjunction with family members, advocacy
groups, governmental agencies and service organizations are encouraging all
citizens to realize that individuals with developmental disabilities should be
afforded opportunities in the community, including full access to housing,
employment, and recreational activities.
the abilities and contributions of people with developmental disabilities
serves to enrich our community, enhance diversity, and help to build a great
state and nation.
Board of County Commissioners recognizes March 2019 as Developmental
Disabilities Awareness Month in Citrus County and invites all citizens to
celebrate with someone with developmental disability and the Key Training
Center looking beyond the disability to the precious individuals these persons
are and that they represent a very “key” part of our community.