March is Disability Awareness Month

  2022 Disability Awareness Month Opportunities
  2022 ADA Disability Awareness Month Support Opportunities

The City of Monticello and the Mayor’s Advisory Council for the ADA Is proud to once again support Disability Awareness Month and plans are well underway.  

As always the City of Monticello is committed to being an accessible, responsive, community that welcomes and includes everyone. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has become a useful tool in assuring that access changes are made and policies are developed to give people with all kinds of disabilities an equal opportunity to participate and benefit from community programs and activities.

Listed below are our initial Schedule of Events.  All times are EST (Indianapolis/GMT -5)
  • Tuesday, March 1:  Art and Banner displays go up. Art on Display at Library Program Room, until March 14th.
  • Tuesday, March 8:  10:00am Awareness Month Story Hour-Monticello-Union Township Public Library- Fire Department/Chiefs
  • Tuesday, March 8:  6:00pm Art Reception at Library
  • Thursday, March 10:  5:00pm Wheel Chair Basketball & Social Services Fair at Twin Lakes High School
  • Activities for March 10 include:
    • 5:00-7:00pm - Social Services and Transition Fair
    • 6:00pm - Lafayette Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Demonstration
    • 6:20pm - City Department Tournament and Annual Guns Vs. Hoses
    • 6:40pm - Monticello Combined Game—Red vs. White
    • 7:00pm - Aktion Club members recognized
    • 7:10pm - Half-time Activities.  Please visit our concession stand and social services booths
    • 7:20pm - City Department Tournament Championship
  • March 14 at Frontier 2:25-3:15; March 15 - North White 2:15-3:15; and March 18th - Twin Lakes 2:00-3:00  - Speaker Brett Eastburn to speak at county schools. His presentation,“No Boundaries”, is sponsored by grant from the Community Foundation of White County.
  • Wednesday, March 15:  Art on display in West Bay
  • Thursday, March 24:  2:00pm Story Hour at Monticello-Union Township Public Library- George Loy, Reader
  • Monday, March 28:  6:00pm Arts & Awards Reception at City Hall, West Bays 120 W Washington Street
  • Wednesday, March 30: 6:00pm Story Hour at Monticello-Union Township Public Library, Jim Mann, Reader
  • Thursday, March 31: 10:00am to 3:00pm Walk a Mile In My Shoes Day at the White Oak Health Campus
    • eMail to sign up for the “Walk a Mile in their Shoes” Day" event at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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