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Hattiesburg hosts first Disability Awareness Day

Disability Awareness Day was held in Hattiesburg March 30. Photo Credit: WDAM Disability Awareness Day was held in Hattiesburg March 30. Photo Credit: WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The city of Hattiesburg held its first Disability Awareness Day at the C.E. Roy Community Center. 

The events were held to to inform the disabled community of the services and support available to them in the city. 

Representatives from a variety of agencies were there with information on community based assistance, supportive living, and NOAA weather radios. 

Those wanting to learn more about available services can click here.

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