Local businesses, community members to be honored for their commitment to employment and services for individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities

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Businesses and individuals who are making a difference in the lives of people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities will be honored at the Disability Employment Awareness Awards. The event takes place 5-6 pm Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

Five Community Awards will be presented at the event which will take place virtually this year. The event also celebrates October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. To register to attend the event, go to https://qrgo.page.link/5UCQN.

Awards will go to a large employer, small employer and an employee with a developmental or intellectual disability as well as people being honored for their extraordinary service to those with developmental or intellectual disabilities.

The Clark County Community Awards honor the role people with developmental disabilities have in helping achieve a dynamic, productive workforce and recognize those in the business community who have demonstrated leadership in employing people with developmental or intellectual disabilities.

This year’s event is sponsored by Clark County in conjunction with Clark College, CVTV, CTran, and the Clark County Development Disabilities Advisory Board.

For information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Emily Harris at 503.750-9776 or Emily@gowise.org.

Patricia McConaughy, Program manager
Developmental Disabilities, Community Services
564.397.7826, patricia.mcconaughy@clark.wa.gov