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LIMAJohn Wilt and Summer Alsept were named Man and Woman of the Year during the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ annual awards celebration Monday at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center. Rhyes Jackson and A.J. Crawford were named Students of the Year.Guest speaker Sharon Draper, author of “Out of My Mind,” spoke on the theme Develop Abilities.Other recipients included: Jenny Sowers, Board of DD President’s Award; tBruce Fuhrman, Marimor Industries President’s Award; Georgene Rutledge, James R. Weinheimer Advocacy Award; American Township Fire Department and Nicole Winget, Good Neighbor Award; St. Rose School, Community Employer Award; Silgan Plastics, Marimor Industries Business Partner Award; Earlean Nettles, Marimor Industries Parent of the Year; Kevin and Faye Murphy, Marimor School Parents of the Year; and Kim Hylton, Help Me Grow Parent of the Year.Service Awards were presented to clients and staff with 20 or more years of service.

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