BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Nov. 2, 2009) – On Tuesday, November 10th, Gary Birch, Executive Director of the Neil Squire Society, will be honoured with a Global Citizenship Award at the 15th Annual UBC Alumni Achievement Awards.
The Kaatza Foundation has donated $3,000 towards our Computer Comfort program in British Columbia.
Senator Yonah Martin, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today announced funding to the Neil Squire Society to help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities across the country.
The BC Employ-Ability program recently held its first networking event for past participants of the program.
In 1981, Neil Squire, a 24 year old pre-med student and basketball star, was involved in a car accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down and unable to speak.