The Developmental Disabilities Hall of Fame (DD Hall of Fame) Awards, founded in 1988, recognize outstanding efforts by individuals with developmental disabilities in areas including advocacy, art, community service, employment, personal accomplishment and more.
The Erin Ritchey Memorial Awards, founded in 1989, recognize individuals and/or groups whose personal and professional efforts have contributed significantly to improving the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities, or who have achieved a level of excellence in their endeavors that goes above and beyond what is expected.
The awards are given in April of each year at a special banquet. The event is sponsored by the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Brighter Tomorrow Foundation.
Nominating an Individual or Organization
The deadline to nominate an individual or organization for a 2022 award is Friday, September 17, 2021 at 4 p.m. Nominations can be submitted via email or U.S. Mail to:
DD Hall of Fame/Erin Ritchey Awards
c/o MCBDDS Community Relations
25 Thorpe Drive
Dayton, OH 45420