Abilis, the nonprofit organization that provides services and support for individuals with special needs and their families, has opened its application process for the Peter Bloomer Citizenship Award for graduating middle and high school students. The award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrates an outstanding level of sensitivity toward people with disabilities through leadership, involvement and participation in activities that benefit citizens with disabilities.
Nominations are due to Abilis by March 4, and winners will be announced at the Abilis annual meeting on April 3, at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenwich. The application is available at www.abilis.us. Applications must be mailed or delivered by March 4, to Lisa Bria, Abilis, 50 Glenville St., Greenwich, CT 06831. Questions on the Abilis Peter Bloomer Citizenship Award may be directed to Lisa Bria at Abilis at 203-531-1880, ext. 162.