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a-proactive-voice-for-people-with-disabilitiesby Amy Cochrane   “SEE the person, not the disability.” This is the maxim endorsed by the William Keown Trust, a local charity based in Dundrum, which was set up nearly four decades ago in 1979 by local man Bill Keown. Born with cerebral palsy and raised just outside Kilkeel, Bill was unable to walk as a child. Despite this, he went on to lead a...
personal-achievement-awards-2017Personal Achievement Awards 2017   Cup & Shield Winners (Left to right) Lucy Pierce and her parents, Christine McClements, Josie Henly, Claire Taggart, Luke Watson, Ben Watson, Kate Hughes and Naoishe Quinn The William Keown Trust’s Personal Achievement Awards were held recently in the Lagan Valley Island Civic Centre in Lisburn, when there were...
personal-achievement-awards-2016Personal Achievement Awards 2016   The William Keown Trust’s Personal Achievement Awards were held recently in the Seagoe Hotel in Portadown, when there were forty recipients from right across the Province and also one recipient from Hampshire in England. Mr Philip Beattie, the Trust’s Chairman, opened the ceremony by welcoming the recipients and...
innovation-reaps-rewardsThe Trust’s Annual Prestige Access Awards were recently held at the Silverbirch Hotel in Omagh. The Trust’s Chairman, Mr Philip Beattie, on behalf of the Trust’s Directors extended a warm welcome to recipients and friends with a special welcome for Mr Norman Hutchinson, Past President of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects, who he said, would later...
unsung-heros 'Unsung Heros'   The William Keown Trust, which is now in its thirty-fourth year, did again receive a high volume of nominations for this year’s Personal Achievement Awards. The Awards Ceremony recently took place in the Seagoe Hotel in Portadown where there were sixty-six recipients from right across the Province. The First photograph shows Bill...

 

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Over the last 35 years the William Keown Trust has grown into a thriving proactive and authoritative voice for people with disabilities in Northern Ireland.
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