In Partnership with Communities
2001 Recognition Day Awards

The Great Hall
The State House
Boston, Massachusetts

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State House

Cindy and Rich 
with Bob Lobel, WBZ TV


Department of Mental Retardation
Executive Office of Health & Human Services
Commonwealth of Massachusetts


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Governor Cellucci

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Richard and Cindy Bissell
In recognition of your diligent efforts and support of people with disabilities in establishing and fostering community partnerships that brought new opportunities, acceptance and self-esteem to Massachusetts citizens with mental retardation.

The Massachusetts House of Representatives

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Richard & Cindy Bissell in Recognition of your extraordinary and exemplary efforts on behalf of people with mental retardation.