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Evanston MashUp Embraces Disability Awareness Players

Posted by on September 20, 2014 - 0 Comments
Disability Awareness Players at MashUp

Photo Courtesy of Evanston Photographic Studios, Inc.

On Tuesday, September 16, 22014, we at co-hosted Evanston MashUp, a get-together held at Northwestern University. The event, hosted by Northwestern University, and coordinated with the City of Evanston and Evanston Chamber of Commerce, is an annual event designed to bring Northwestern University, the business community and Evanstonians together, all under one big tent with lots of food and good music. Our job: to network and promote disability awareness to the business and civic communities.

Our Disability Awareness Players volunteered during MashUp, meeting new and old friends in the business community. We met up with Miguel Wong from CoLab (where our old office used to be), Jessica Oldani of Oldani Entrepreneurial Law, P.C.Ellen King and Julie Matthei of Hewn, Malik Turley of Hip Circle Studios, Stephanie Phelan of Speedpro Imaging North Shore, and restaurants that gave out bites to eat, including Tommy Nevin’s Pub, Koi and World of Beer.

Disability Awareness Players

Photo Courtesy of Bordeaux Studio

“I thought it was a great event,” said Stephanie Phelan, Owner of Speedpro Imaging North Shore, “I thought the food and company was great, it was well-attended, well-represented.”

“MashUp is now a fully integrated part of the Evanston business and civic community,” said JJ Hanley, Associate Director of Ventures at Search, Inc. and Founder of

Find out more about our Disability Awareness Players’ Disability Awareness Training for businesses!

We had a lot of fun at MashUp, and we hope to see you mashing it up again next year!

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