Springfield officials celebrate 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

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SPRINGFIELD - Springfield officials will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on June 16.

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will be among the officials attending this event, which takes place 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on the Old State Capitol Plaza.  Officials say the ADA Legacy Tour Bus and Exhibit, which details the history of the disability rights movement in the U.S., will be featured at this event.

Additionally, visitors will be able to enjoy other exhibits that provide services for people with disabilities, and will be able to sign the ADA Quilt, which will be displayed in Washington, D.C.  This event is free and open to the public.

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