Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Awards Leading Voices In Asbestos Awareness Top Honors
Tuesday, January 13th, 2009.
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) announced several award winners for their outstanding work and dedication to asbestos awareness related activities. The winners will receive their awards on the Fifth Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference scheduled for March 27 – 29 at the Manhattan Beach Marriott in California.
The award honorees are as follows:
- U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer will be presented with the Tribute of Hope Award for her steadfast commitment and determination to ban asbestos.
- Margaret Seminario, AFL/CIO will receive the Tribute of Unity Award for the union’s global work to unite, educate and empower asbestos victims, and workers.
- Dr. Stephen Levin, will be recognized with the Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of his dedicated research into the social and medical impact asbestos has had on humankind.
- Pralhad Malvadkar and Raghunath Manwar will be presented with the Tribute of Inspiration Award for being a bridge of hope and strength to victims of asbestos exposure in India and worldwide.
"ADAO is honored to award these inspiring individuals with the top honors that they deserve at the fifth annual Asbestos Awareness Day conference so that we may achieve our ultimate goal of banning asbestos globally," said Linda Reinstein, Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. "Asbestos Awareness Day is an opportunity to spread awareness about the dangers of asbestos, recognize accomplishments and honor loved ones. We’re so pleased to be holding the conference once again for the fifth year in a row."
The Asbestos Awareness Day Conference is made possible with the support and collaborative efforts from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS). Details will be posted on the ADAO website, http://www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org.
About Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) was founded by asbestos victims and their families. ADAO seeks to give asbestos victims and concerned citizens a united voice to help ensure that their rights are fairly represented and protected, while raising public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and often deadly asbestos related diseases. ADAO is an independent organization funded through voluntary contributions and staffed by volunteers.
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