HACKENSACK, N.J. --County officials gathered in the Bergen County Freeholders’ Public Meeting Room to hold a reception unveiling art created by people with disabilities to recognize the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
The art, which includes photography, paintings, and physical media, came from clients of Spectrum for Living, The ARC of Bergen, and Life Opportunities Unlimited.
County Executive James J. Tedesco, Freeholder Chairman Pro Tempore John A. Felice, County Clerk John S. Hogan, as well as Bergen County Department of Human Services Director Jane Linter, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs Director Cynthia Forster, and Division of Disability Services Director Jim Thebery were all on hand for the reception.
“It is a pleasure to honor these Bergen County artists and their accomplishments today," Felice said in a statement. “As an art major myself, I appreciate the passion and self-expression that went into each of these works of art. I am so glad to see that the County Executive’s hallway is now displaying artwork created by this great county’s residents and hope to see these efforts continue."
The art display is located in the County Executive’s Hallway on fifth floor of the Bergen County Administration Building.
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