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Easterseals Awards 2018 SC Legislator of the Year

For Immediate Release

Easterseals Awards 2018 SC Legislator of the Year Awards

Columbia, S.C., February 25, 2019

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, Easterseals South Carolina will honor Senator Thomas C. Alexander and Representative Murrell Smith Jr. with the 2018 Legislator of the Year Award in recognition of their work during the 2018 legislative session. Senator Alexander and Representative Smith were crucial in getting the legislation passed to increase the autism rate and also secured an additional one million in autism funding last legislative session. 

Senator Alexander and Representative Smith were presented the 2018 Legislator of the Year Award by Deanna Lewis, CEO of Easterseals and Autism Services of SC, and Karen Larson, Director of Autism Services of South Carolina.

Sen. Alexander

Rep Smith

“Senator Alexander and Representative Smith have earned our deep appreciation for their work to increase the rate and secure further funding for autism services.” Said Deanna Lewis, President, and CEO of Easterseals and Autism Services of South Carolina.  

About Easterseals:

For nearly ninety years, Easterseals has been instrumental in developing a community-based system of services and supports to help keep families together and to assist infants and children with disabilities to reach their fullest potential and to live as independently as possible.  Easterseals’ services include early intervention, pediatric therapy, and autism therapy services. For more information about our services please visit our website www.easterseals.com/southcarolina

Press Contact:

Mary Margaret Crews

Easterseals South Carolina

mcrews@sc.easterseals.com

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