Disability issues and concerns focus of Bellingham forum


BELLINGHAM - The Governor's Committee on Disability Issues and Employment wants to hear from those with disabilities and their families during a town hall forum Thursday, May 8.

The event is 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Luke's Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway.

Committee members want to learn about life, work issues, challenges and success from people with disabilities, organizers said.

People with disabilities, advocates, elected officials and service providers are encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Barry Long, the community outreach chairman, at barry@talkandroll.com, or Melinda Johnson, program coordinator, at 509-482-3854 or msjohnson@esd.wa.gov.

Reach KIE RELYEA at kie.relyea@bellinghamherald.com or call 715-2234.

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