Central Huron wins the 2021 Accessibility Award

Community Improvement Coordinator Angela Smith with the 2021 Accessibility Award

County of Huron Announces Awards of Merit for Accessibility

Huron County, Ontario – The Huron County Accessibility Awards Program celebrates organizations and individuals in Huron County who are working to build a more inclusive community and make a difference in the lives of Canadians living with a disability.

The Award of Merit for Barrier-Free Design promotes public awareness of the importance of barrier-free design, and to recognize excellence in accessibility design. Awards are presented annually to owner(s) of a building or facility, whether private business or public sector organization, that has been designed or renovated with special regard to accessibility for persons with a disability.
The 2021 Accessibility Award winners include:

  • Cait’s Café, Goderich
  • Shoppability Project, Clinton (Central Huron)

The 2021 Accessibility Honourable Mention Awards go to:

  • Arnold Morrison, Wingham building owner
  • Bank of Montreal / BMO, Goderich Branch
  • Kingsbridge Centre
  • Seaforth Main Street / County Road 12 Reconstruction, Huron East

The County of Huron would also like to celebrate the 2020 Accessibility Award recipients: 

  • Wingham Foodland
  • MGM Townsend Tire
  • Deams Property Management – Blyth Pharmacy and Pick-a-Posie
  • GJAJ Holdings – Blyth Residential Subdivisions on Gloria Street and Rutledge Street
  • Huron Christian School
  • Huron County – Court House
  • Maitland River Community Church

“It’s important to celebrate organizations and individuals who are working to build a more accessible society,” says Warden Glen McNeil. “I’m proud to live in the Huron County community where our businesses and public sector prioritize making sure they’re operating inclusive environments.”

A summary of the efforts put forward by each business and organization, can be found on the following web link: www.huroncounty.ca/administration/accessibility

For more information about the Huron County Accessibility Advisory Committee, please visit https://www.huroncounty.ca/administration/accessibility/, or contact 519.524.8394 ext. 3257 or email at accessibility@huroncounty.ca.