Nominations wanted for businesses, citizens to be honored for commitment to those with developmental, intellectual disabilities
Vancouver, WA – The Clark County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board and Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce are accepting nominations of businesses and individuals for the National Disability Employment Awareness Community Awards.
The awards honor the role people with developmental disabilities have in a dynamic, productive workforce and recognize leadership in the business community.
Nominations are sought in the following categories:
• Private employer of people with developmental or intellectual disabilities
• Public employer of people with developmental or intellectual disabilities
• Employee with a developmental or intellectual disability
• Dennis Campbell Outstanding Service Award for extraordinary service to improve the lives of individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities
Nomination forms can be found at www.clark.wa.gov/dev-disabilities/index.html.
Forms must be mailed to Cheri Osterman, Clark County Developmental Disabilities, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666. Forms also can be faxed to (360) 397-6028 or emailed to Cheri.Osterman@clark.wa.gov.
Deadline for submitting nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
The awards will be presented at the Disability Employment Awareness Event 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
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