A.B.L.E. and Empower Awards

The A.B.L.E. Award (Ability, Belief, Leadership and Equality to Achieve Access For All) is an annual award program designed to recognize the outstanding commitment of a business or public entity in fulfilling the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Highlighting the efforts of an outstanding business or entity may motivate others to provide improved accessibility to goods and services.

The EMPOWER Award is an annual award program designed to recognize the outstanding commitment of a business in employing and empowering individuals with disabilities. Highlighting the efforts of an outstanding business may motivate others to increase opportunities to hire individuals with disabilities. Businesses must be within Brookings city.

2020 Awards Press Release (PDF)
Nomination Form - A.B.L.E Award (PDF)
Nomination Form - Empower Award (PDF)

2018 A.B.L.E Award Winner

2017 A.B.L.E. Award Winners

2016 A.B.L.E Award Winners

2015 A.B.L.E. Award Winners

2014 A.B.L.E. Award Winners