Senator Linda Garrou on receiving her award stated that she was so honored to be chosen to receive this award. She expressed deep gratitude to the families and advocates who have worked so hard to serve people with developmental disabilities. She then encouraged the attendees to write letters to their Senator to let them know how bills that they passed affect their lives. She encouraged people to get call or email their legislators with their stories. Senator Garrou stated that it is important that there elected officials listen to the stories of their constituents. Senator Garrou showed all of us today why she deserved this award.
Congratulations Senator Garrou.