Tag: The Viscardi Center

The Viscardi Center Announces Call for Nominations to Honor Distinguished Leaders of the Disability Community; 2nd Annual Awards Pay Tribute to Influential Individuals with Disabilities

The Viscardi Center Announces Call for Nominations to Honor Distinguished Leaders of the Disability Community; 2nd Annual Awards Pay Tribute to Influential Individuals with Disabilities SenatorRobert Dole and the Honorable Luis Gallegos to Co-ChairSelectionCommittee Seeking Contemporary Leaders October 28, 2013 The Viscardi Center today issued a “Call for Nominations” for…

National Business & Disability Council and Georgetown University to Hold Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 National Business & Disability Council and Georgetown University to Hold Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities July 16, 2013 The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, along with Georgetown University, will be recognizing the progress of the…

Accessible Technology Focus of National Business & Disability Council International Strategic Alliance with the Business Disability Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 Accessible Technology Focus of National Business & Disability Council International Strategic Alliance with the Business Disability Forum July 1, 2013 The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center has stepped up its efforts to raise awareness about the benefits…

National Business & Disability Council Boot Camp Lets Member Companies Get in Shape for Proposed OFCCP Rule Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 National Business & Disability Council Boot Camp Lets Member Companies Get in Shape for Proposed OFCCP Rule Change April 23, 2013 The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, whose membership includes many federal contractors, is offering its member…

Nine Extraordinary Leaders in the Global Disability Community Receive the 2013 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2013 Contact: Kim Brussell 516.465.1608 kbrussell@viscardicenter.org NINE EXTRAORDINARY LEADERS IN THE GLOBAL DISABILITY COMMUNITY RECEIVE THE 2013 HENRY VISCARDI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Committee chaired by Sen. Robert Dole, actress Marlee Matlin and Ambassador Luis Gallegos honor notable figures on 80th Anniversary of FDR inaugural. Albertson, NY…

The National Business & Disability Council Suggests Recommendations to Policymakers and Regulators Regarding Proposed Change to Section 503 Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 The National Business & Disability Council Suggests Recommendations to Policymakers and Regulators Regarding Proposed Change to Section 503 Rule February 25, 2013 The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, whose membership includes many federal contractors, has made recommendations…

The Viscardi Center Awards Committee Announced

For Immediate Release: January 7, 2013 Contact: Paul Larrabee 518.689.7246 518.491.7577 (cell) plarrabee@corningplace.com THE VISCARDI CENTER AWARDS COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED Senator Bob Dole, actress Marlee Matlin and leaders from the international disability community to select influential figures in the disability movement to be recognized. A group of leaders in the global…

Summer Internship Opportunities Needed for Program That Aims to Jumpstart the Careers of Top College Students With Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Brussell kbrussell@viscardicenter.org 516.465.1608 Summer Internship Opportunities Needed for Program That Aims to Jumpstart the Careers of Top College Students With Disabilities Emerging Leaders, coordinated by the National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center, is a highly competitive program that places top undergraduate and…

The Viscardi Center Announces International Awards to Honor Most Influential Members of the Disability Community

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2012 Contact: Kim Brussell 516.465.1608 kbrussell@viscardicenter.org THE VISCARDI CENTER ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL AWARDS TO HONOR MOST INFLUENTIAL MEMBERS OF THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY Senator Robert Dole and Academy Award Winning Actress Marlee Matlin to Co-Chair Selection Committee Seeking Contemporary Leaders The Viscardi Center today announced the creation…