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Unlocking Potential

March 4, 2023

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Join us, as we celebrate the best in community accessibility and the milestone 10th Anniversary of Abilities Centre for the first annual AC Accessibility Awards.

Attend the Accessibility Awards

Buy a ticket, buy an entire table, or get involved corporately and enjoy an amazing night of food, entertainment, and awards celebrations.

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VIP Table


Table of 8
Includes Recognition as Sponsor

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Our Nominees

Nominations for the 2023 AC Abilities Awards are now closed. Congratulations to all of our award nominees. 

Master of Ceremonies

Terry Johnston

Terry Johnston is the voice of our community with CKDO radio since 1992, the voice of the Oshawa Generals since 2007 and emcees about 125 events per year.

He works with countless local charities including Grandview Children’s Foundation, Epilepsy Durham, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, The Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Foundation, Charles H Best Diabetes Centre, MADD Durham, The United Way, and The Kids Safety Village.

Terry has received awards from the Ontario Association of Broadcasters for his work in the Community, 2-time Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellowship, 2012 Queen’s Jubilee recipient and in 2020 was honoured as the Peter Perry Award winner as Whitby’s Citizen of the Year.

With Curtis (21) at Carleton University and Ethan (18) at Durham College, Terry and Susan still both find time to play adult hockey and play on 2 slo-pitch ball teams.

Master of Ceremonies Terry Johnson
Mike Shoreman Keynote Speaker

Featured Speaker

Mike Shoreman

In 2018 he was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome and had to teach himself how to walk again. Fast forward to 2022 and he’s become the first person with a disability to cross all 5 Great Lakes in one year on a paddle board.

The Evening Itinerary

5:45 PM Registration Opens
6:00 PM Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM Dinner & Awards
9:00 PM After Party


The Abilities Centre Accessibility Awards would not be possible without our generous sponsors.

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Dinner Sponsors

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Abilities Centre Accessibility Awards

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of Abilities Centre history and look forward to a future that includes everyone!

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