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December 2014


Concepts of Independence Presents Awards

Advocate Edith Prentiss, left, is presented with the Sandra Schnur Advocacy Award for her volunteer work in many areas of disability related issues, especially her work for accessible taxis, at Concepts of Independence annual gala.

Marvin Wasserman, right, presented the award named for his deceased wife, who helped to establish Concepts in Independence. Presenting with Wasserman are Schnur’s niece Ellen Landress- Bowkett and helping “Aunt Edith” accept the award is niece Brooke Lynn Prentiss.

Concepts of Independence, an organization that advocates for consumer-directed personal assistance services that allows individuals in New York to live in the community with independence, recently held its annual Gala in Brooklyn. MORE GALA PAGE 10 NY EDITION

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