Way of life
WILLIS, TX – New Danville’s publication, The Wrangler Gazette, caught the eye of the Governor’s Committee on Individuals with Disabilities. The committee just lately named Dion McInnis because the 2022 recipient of the Barbara Jordan Media Award within the publication class; he developed the publication shortly after he began working for New Danville as their first-ever growth director in March 2021.
Dion is a lifelong author and photographer in addition to having greater than 35 years of expertise in fundraising. “I’m actually a storyteller,” he mentioned, “and my lifetime of writing and photographing has at all times included sharing tales of individuals. Everybody has a narrative, and everyone seems to be a narrative. I’m having the time of my life sharing the tales of all of the individuals who make New Danville what it’s. The shoppers we name Wranglers, the workers, volunteers, leaders, dad and mom and suppliers all have tales and we share them within the Gazette. Readers get to know the group when attending to know the people who find themselves a part of it.”
“It’s heartwarming to get the suggestions we obtain for the publication,” mentioned Eva Aguirre, President and CEO of New Danville. “Individuals inform me on a regular basis how they love the best way the publication presents a constructive, empowered and glad presentation of our Wranglers. The tales are genuine and real, not attempting to make our shoppers something apart from who they’re – individuals with tales of challenges and victories, pleasure and disappointment, hopes and desires.”
Seven honorees had been chosen, one per class. This yr’s award ceremony was digital and may be discovered at www.youtu.be/_dH4xa4psSI. The general public is welcome to affix the award digital “after-party” on July 12. Extra info may be discovered at www.gov.texas.gov/information/submit/governor-abbott-announces-2022-barbara-jordan-media-award-winners.
New Danville is a rural nonprofit group for adults with mental or developmental disabilities, or those that want comparable companies. Based in 2005, it’s situated in Willis, TX the place it gives unbiased dwelling and day habilitation packages.