Harford County Disabilities Commission Seeks Nominees for 2019 Employment Recognition Awards

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The
Harford County Commission on Disabilities is seeking nominations for awards to
be presented in October at their 2019 Employment Recognition Luncheon. The
awards highlight the accomplishments of employees with disabilities, and recognize
employers who give them the opportunity to join and excel in the
workforce.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 13, 2019.

Awards
in several categories will be given to the person or organization that
consistently supports the advancement of individuals with disabilities in the
workplace. Nominations are being accepted for the following awards: Employee of
the Year, Employer of the Year, Harford County Student Worker of the Year,
Accessibility Award, Ruth Helen Thompson Memorial Community Service Award,
Media Award, Volunteer of the Year and Veteran of the Year.

Anyone
can nominate a person, business or other organization that has made an impact
in someone’s life or in the community as a whole. Nomination forms and details
for each award category are available online at http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/1815/Disability-Employment-Awards or by contacting Rachel Harbin, Office of Disability
Services, at 410-638-3373.

The
awards luncheon is held each year in October in recognition of National
Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year’s national theme is “The Right
Talent, Right Now” to emphasize the essential role that people with
disabilities play in America’s economic success.

Tickets
for the luncheon on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Maryland Golf and Country
Clubs can be purchased at 410-638-3373 or disability@harfordcountymd.gov.

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