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Nominations wanted for businesses, citizens to be honored for commitment to those with developmental, intellectual disabilities

Contact, Community Services
Phone: (360) 397-2075 ext. 7825

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

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

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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Clark County Community Services: Vanessa R. Gaston, Director
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Boulevard, Bldg 17, Suite A419, Vancouver, WA 98661
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2130 | FAX: (360) 397-6028
Community Services Fraud and Abuse Hotline
The Fraud and Abuse Hotline number is (360) 397-8030 and is for the reporting of suspected fraud or abuse related to payment for services. Messages may be left anonymously. To speak directly with the Department Compliance Officer, call (360) 397-2075 ext. 7819.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of County Councilors

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