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The Kornreich Technology Center at The Viscardi Center is hosting a Vision Awareness Day on May 28, 2013. The goal of this all day, free event is to introduce the community to products which assist the blind and low vision populations.
The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center is offering its member companies a Boot Camp program to prepare them for the anticipated change the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) will be making to the Section 503 rules.
The Viscardi Center is hosting its 47th Annual Celebrity Sports Night on May 16. Guests have the opportunity to collect autographs and speak with the celebrity and athlete attendees. This year’s athletes include Joe Theismann, Joe Namath, Stephen Baker, Mookie Wilson, Sarah Hughes, and Johnny Weir.
The students of the Henry Viscardi School participated in an Earth Day celebration which included a parade of species, a fashion show featuring original designs by high school students created from trash, an art exhibit, and a musical performance with instruments made from recycled garbage.
The Viscardi Center announced Michael N. Vittorio, the President and CEO of The First National Bank of Long Island, will be honored at its annual Celebrity Sports Night event on May 16, 2013.
The Reach for a Star Luncheon, which featured a performance by American Idol Elise Testone, was covered by FOX 5 Entertainment Reporter Jill Nicolini. Watch the segment now.
Patricia Birbiglia, a resident of Bellmore and the former Director, Youth Transition Services and Placement at Abilities Inc. at The Viscardi Center, was honored on March 14, 2013 for her tireless advocacy and countless educational and rehabilitative community efforts.
The Viscardi Center today announced the recipients of a new international Award designed to identify and honor people living with disabilities for their work and influence on the global disability community of more than one billion people.
The National Business & Disability Council has made recommendations to policymakers and regulators related to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ proposed Section 503 rules requiring federal contractors to employ as many as 7% of their workforce be people with disabilities.
In a continuing effort to support job seekers with disabilities and provide employers with relevant information regarding the employment of people with disabilities, the National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) have signed an agreement.
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