2014 Empowerment Forum For People with Disabilities
Attend for the opportunity to win an IPad! There is no fee for individuals with disabilities.
When and Where:
August 7, 2014
Bangor Hilton Garden Inn
250 Haskell Rd.
Keynote Speaker: John Robinson
John Robinson is Managing Partner and CEO of Our Ability. Robinson is a motivational/inspirational speaker as well as a video executive producer on numerous award winning productions for Public Broadcasting and web. In the past two years, Robinson has been from Australia to the White House discussing the obstacles he has overcome! John Robinson has spoken to Fortune 500 Corporations to high school students. Robinson can speak to audiences about overcoming obstacles in life, businesses or sales!
John Robinson is the subject of a national documentary shown on Public Broadcasting Stations titled Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story. He also authored the autobiography Get Off Your Knees: A Story of Faith, Courage, and Determination published by Syracuse University Press.
John has been married for over twenty years and has three children. In 2001, he was selected to carry the Olympic torch as it passed through Albany, New York on its way to Salt Lake City for the 2002 games.
To learn more about John, visit www.ourability.com
8:30 - Registration.
9:00 - Welcome & Introductions.
9:15 - Keynote: John Robinson - "Get off Your Knees."
10:30 - Break.
10:45 - "Individual Empowerment and Engagement" with John Robinson.
11:45 - Lunch (provided).
1:00 - Legislative Panel - how to get the attention of your Legislator.
2:00 - Break
2:15 - Systemic Empowerment- Facilitated Discussion with John Robinson, "How to Get Off Your Knees."
3:30 - Adjourn.
The Empowerment Forum is at the Bangor Hilton Garden Inn, 250 Haskell Rd., Bangor, ME.
Please use this on-line form to register for this event. Then mail your check to:
134 Main St., Ste. 2C
Winthrop, ME 04364
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact C.A.R.E.S., Inc. at 207-377-7055.
Space is limited. Deadline for registration is August 1, 2014.
CART and ASL Interpreters will be available. Requests for other accommodations must be made by 7/21/14.