TOWSON, Md. – Abilities Network recently held its 50th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Event, which honored 35 individuals, businesses and organizations that have created significant partnerships with the non-profit.
The Hunt Valley-based Richard J. Princinsky & Associates, A Division of USI Insurance Services, received the Outstanding Corporation Award.
For the past 16 years and through all the changes in regulations, Chris Wilson and his staff at RJP have led the challenge to get the absolute best employee benefits Abilities Network’s budget could allow.
Throughout that time, RJP also has provided steady support —in the form of constant customer support, claims assistance, wellness programs and health care reform education.
RJP also has been a consistent corporate sponsor of Abilities Network’s events and a champion of its services. The company has been devoted supporters, donating both volunteer time and funds to past events, including all eight years of the Walkabout Abilities event.
As noted in the award presentation, “Their endless enthusiasm and energy in support of our services has been invaluable over the years. We are extremely fortunate to have connected with RJP 16 years ago and developed such a strong and treasured partnership and friendship.”
In addition to the awards ceremony, this celebration highlighted the work of Abilities Network, which was initially incorporated in 1964 as the Epilepsy Association of Maryland and has since expanded to provide services to individuals with varying types of disabilities. Today, it serves over 10,000 individuals statewide.
The event also acknowledged the late Dr. John Freeman (one of the founders of the organization who has contributed to the its growth and success over the years) and paid tribute to the late Diana Pillas (who worked in the epilepsy support center at Johns Hopkins Pediatric Epilepsy Center, served on the Abilities Network’s board for over 30 years and was instrumental in encouraging parents of children with epilepsy to get involved with the non-profit).
About Abilities Network
Abilities Network is a non-profit organization that provides individualized services to people in Maryland with disabilities. Its mission is to challenge the community to acknowledge the value and equality of people of all abilities. Services include Autism Services, Community and Employment Partners, Epilepsy Services, Healthy Families of Baltimore County, Project ACT (All Children Together) and Senior Services. Abilities Network has been providing quality services since 1964. For more information, visit www.abilitiesnetwork.org.