Harford County Disabilities Commission Seeks Nominees for 2019 Employment Recognition Awards


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 [email protected].

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