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Yankton’s NDEAM Committee Seeking Award Nominations





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2016

Contact: Dan Hoblick, Department of Human Services, 605-773-6463

 

Yankton’s NDEAM Committee Seeking Award Nominations

 

 

YANKTON, S.D. – Yankton’s local National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) committee is seeking nominations for the awards of Outstanding Employer of the Year and Outstanding Employee with a Disability.

 

The employer award is offered for outstanding achievements in improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The employee award is given to an employee with a disability in recognition of outstanding achievements in competitive employment by overcoming a disability as well as providing inspiration for other individuals with disabilities.

 

If you would like to nominate a person or business from the Yankton area for either of these awards, please contact Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services District Supervisor Jennifer Trenhaile at Jennifer.Trenhaile@state.sd.us  or 605-668-3050. 

 

All nominations must be submitted by Aug. 31.

 

NDEAM is acknowledged nationally and in South Dakota each October.

 

About DHS

 

The South Dakota Department of Human Services’ mission is to enhance the quality of life of people with disabilities, in partnership with its stakeholders, through the programs and services offered by its divisions. Learn more by visiting the department’s website, dhs.sd.gov.