Salem No Place for Hate Committee Fundraiser!

Tuesday, December 2nd
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
December Committee Meeting
(Open to the public)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Committee Fundraiser
(FREE entry and FREE pizza!)
Raffle Prizes Available from:
A&J King Artisan Bakers ● Adriatic Restaurant & Bar
Eastern Mountain Sports ● Essex County Acupuncture ● Harbor Sweets
Life Alive ● Mayor Kim Driscoll ● NCAA Basketball ● Northey Street House B&B
Salem Police Department ● Salem YMCA ● StreetSmart Drivers ● Waters & Brown
For more information, contact Jeff at: jmcohen01@comcast.net or (978) 587-1443
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Executive Director Mary Margaret Moore Receives North Shore Leadership Award from North Shore Chamber of Commerce

On November 19, 2014 the North Shore Chamber of Commerce at its 2014 Annual Meeting presented 7 Distinguished Leadership Awards. Chosen for this honor is Mary Margaret Moore, Executive Director of ILCNSCA. See award photo of presentation and photo of award.

Mary Margaret Moore has been the Executive Director of the Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc. since Fall, 1998. She has started the Aging and Disability Resource Consortium of the Greater North Shore, and has been the President of its board since incorporation in September  2012. Her advocacy and involvement locally with human services organizations, LGBT events and organizations, statewide with the MA Association of Centers for Independent Living, Disability Policy Consortium, Statewide Independent Living Council (including former Chair) as well as on the Board of the National Council for Independent Living (as well as chair of the NCIL ADRC Task Force and Co-chair, NCIL Women’s Caucus) are just a few of the disability rights, LGBT rights, human services and social justice organizations and coalitions she has participated in since 1998. Prior to her work on the North Shore and Cape Ann, Mary Margaret helped to start one of the Commonwealth’s first hotlines, Puosto, Inc. southeastern MA, directed a residential school program for court referred adolescents on Cape Cod, closing the school component and integrating those students under ch. 766 in its first year into public school, was the first Quality Assurance Coordinator at Region VII Department of Mental Health as well as managed the National Institute of Drug Abuse funds for the region, developed for court monitor approval evaluation systems for the Division of Mental Retardation, then went to New Hampshire to assist with the first community program development for those leaving Laconia State School. Upon her return to MA she rejoined the Department of Mental Health as the Director of Client Services and Emergency Management for the next twelve years, and then went for one year on loan to DHHS as the FEMA Stress Management Cadre Coordinator during its second year of development. Mary Margaret was with the first wave in to Oklahoma City after the Murrah building terrorist act providing stress management support for the contracted, local, state and federal workers deployed. Upon her return to MA she took on the role of Executive Director of the Service and Advocacy Agency for the twenty five communities of the North Shore and Cape Ann, and helped to insure that access for all living with disabilities to critical short term and long term services and supports are available. ILCNSCA is proud to have Mary Margaret as their Executive Director and applaud her recognition by North Shore Chamber of Commerce as a North Shore Leader!

Mary Margaret Moore Receiving North Shore Chamber of Commerce Leadership Award November 2014

Mary Margaret Moore Receiving North Shore Chamber of Commerce Leadership Award November 2014

State Representative Elect Paul Tucker with Mary Margaret Moore at NS Chamber Annual Meeting

State Representative Elect Paul Tucker with Mary Margaret Moore at NS Chamber Annual Meeting

NS Chamber Award Plaque-001

NS Chamber Award Plaque

NS Chamber Award Plaque

ALL PEOPLE ACCESSIBLE BUSINESS PROJECT (APAB) VOLUNTEER TRAINING SEMINAR

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Location: ILCNSCA Office 27 Congress St. Suite 107 Salem, MA 01970

 

 

This training seminar is intended for ILCNSCA accepted volunteers and for potential volunteers who wish to get involved in this community accessibility advocacy project. Volunteers will receive training on using ILCNSCA’s APAB Business Accessibility Survey tool and writing survey reports describing accessibility of local businesses, including restaurants, movie theaters, office businesses and medical facilities. If you are interested in attending this training seminar or becoming an approved volunteer, please RSVP by March 6, 2015. Please feel free to contact Bryan Bolden at 978-741-0077 ext 210 or via email to: BBolden@ilcnsca.org or Shawn McDuff at 978-741-0077 ext 140 or via email to: smcduff@ilcnsca.org for more information. For communication accommodations, please make your request by March 9, 2015. We ask that you please refrain from wearing scents or scented clothing to accommodate people with environmental sensitivities. Photographs may be taken for ILCNSCA publication. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform ILCNSCA at time of RSVP.

ILCNSCA Executive Director Mary Margaret Moore to Receive Distinguished Leader Award from North Shore Chamber of Commerce

The ILCNSCA Executive Director Mary Margaret Moore will receive a North Shore Distinguished Leadership award from the North Shore Chamber of Commerce on November 19, 2014 at their Annual Dinner. She will receive one of seven acknowledgements from the North Shore Chamber of Commerce, along with Dr. Charles Desmond, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education; Wayne Marquis, Former Town Manager of Danvers; Jack Meaney, YMCA of the North Shore; Robert Norton, North Shore Medical Center; William Scanlon, Former Mayor of City of Beverly; Maureen Woodman and the Woodman Family. Check out link to this event: https://www.northshorechamber.org/2014dinner.html

Please send congratulations to Mary Margaret Moore for this acknowledgement of her contributions.

ILCNSCA and Honoring Choices MA Workshop

The Independent Living Center of the
North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc. and
Honoring Choices MA invites you to a workshop:

Who’s Your Agent?
A health care agent is your advocate with the power to get you care when you need it.

Beverly Bank – Community Room
73 Lafayette St. Salem, MA
Thursday, March 19,  2014
2:00-3:30 PM

Are you a person with a disability or a senior concerned about controlling your own health care and personal decisions if you become unable to make those choices independently? Attend this free workshop to learn more about Health Care Proxy, Personal Directive and Durable Power of Attorney. Presenter will be Ellen M. DiPaola, Esq., President and Co-Founder of Honoring Choices Massachusetts.

RSVP by November 14, 2014 to Shawn McDuff at 978-741-0077 x. 140 or via email to: smcduff@ilcnsca.org with “Honoring Choices Workshop” in the subject line. Please request communication accommodation at least two weeks in advance.

ILCNSCA is scent-free to accommodate persons with chemical sensitivities. Please refrain from wearing scents such as perfumes or scented clothing. At public events photographs and/or video may be taken for ILCNSCA publication. We will respect all requests to not be photographed, please inform us at time of RSVP or arrival.