Sep 24, 2009

Cabinet to Recognize Disability Employment Awareness Month

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Bay County Property Appraiser Dan Sowell will

address Governor Charlie Crist and the Florida Cabinet on Tuesday,

September 29, on the importance of including people with disabilities

in the workforce. Sowell, who has cerebral palsy, was elected to the

post last fall after working 20 years in the Bay County Property

Appraiser’s Office.

Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink will introduce a Cabinet

resolution declaring October as Disability Employment Awareness Month

in Florida. The Cabinet meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday in

the Cabinet meeting room on the lower level of the Capitol Building.

Along with Sowell, leaders from the Agency for Persons with

Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, Blind Services, Commission

on Disabilities, and the Able Trust will be there to accept the