Mike Gibbens marks 15th anniversary as NDAD ambassador

Posted: Oct 08 2018
Mike Gibbens marks 15th anniversary as NDAD ambassador
NDAD recently marked the 15th anniversary of Mike Gibbens' official service role as ambassador for the longtime charitable nonprofit. 

Mike is the same man who, as a child with cerebral palsy, helped inspire his parents to found the North Dakota Association for the Disabled, which officially gained its corporation papers in 1975.

"I'm proud of you Mike -- Congratulations. You inspire me every day," Mike's dad, NDAD co-founder and President Ron Gibbens, said in a Facebook post recognizing his son.
 
Lunch gathering for Mike Gibbens' 15th anniversary of service as NDAD ambassador.
Mike's anniversary was recognized at a Sept. 19 lunch at Red Lobster in Grand Forks, which included some staff members from NDAD's Grand Forks office.




 

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