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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 18, 2013

U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom To Speak At Event In Honor Of ADA

HUTCHINSON, KAN. – U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom will speak tonight at an event in Hutchinson to honor the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Grissom will be the featured speaker at the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) celebration at 7 p.m. today at George Pyle Park, 100 E. Avenue B. The event is being sponsored by the Prairie Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.

“The ADA has opened millions of doors for people with disabilities in this nation,” Grissom said. “It has revolutionized the way people think about people with disabilities.”

The U.S. Justice Department works to achieve equal opportunity for people with disabilities by implementing and enforcing the Americans With Disabilities Act. For more information about the event contact Roger Frishenmeyer at 620-474-3600.