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2017 National Disability Employment Awareness Month


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Reflecting the important role disability plays in workforce diversity, this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme is "Inclusion Drives Innovation." Observed each October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a diverse workforce inclusive of their skills and talents.

For more information on the national campaign, visit the NDEAM home page.

 - List of Statewide Activities -

Laurens Area Open House

Date: Wednesday, October 4th
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location:  22861 Highway 76 E, Clinton, SC 29325
RSVP by: Friday, September 29th
Contact: Chad Ulmer, 864-833-4141

Lancaster Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 4th
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: 1150 Roddey Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720
RSVP by: Monday, September 25th
Contact: Rachel Nash, 803-524-1464

Walterboro Area Open House (register now on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 4th
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: 919 Thunderbolt Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488
RSVP by: Friday, September 29th
Contact: Michelle Stockman, 843-538-3116

Rock Hill Area Open House

Date: Thursday, October 5th
Time: 11:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:  1020 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732
RSVP by: Wednesday, September 20th
Contact: Annette Vasher, 803-327-7106

Marlboro Area Open House

Date: Friday, October 6th
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location:  1029 Hwy. 9 West, Bennettsville, SC 29512
RSVP by: Friday, September 29th
Contact: Jack Swann, 843-479-8318

Oconee-Pickens Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Tuesday, October 10th
Time: 11:00 am to 1:15 pm
Location: 1951 Wells Highway, Seneca, SC 29678
RSVP by: Friday, September 29th
Contact: Cynthia Elliott, 864-882-6669

Greenwood Area Open House Drop-in (register now on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 11th
Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location:  2345 Hwy 72/221 E, Greenwood, SC 29649
RSVP by: Wednesday, October 4th
Contact: Stacie Smith, 864-229-5827

Anderson Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 11th
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location: 3001 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Anderson, SC 29625
RSVP by: Monday, October 11th
Contact: Renee Murdock, 864-224-6391

Beaufort Area Open House

Date: Wednesday, October 11th
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: 919 Thunderbolt Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488
RSVP by: Friday, October 6th
Contact: Latoshia Manigo, 843-522-1010

Gaffney Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Tuesday, October 10th
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: 364 Huntington Road, Gaffney, SC 29341
RSVP by: Wednesday, October 4th
Contact: April Crawford, 864-489-3306

Hartsville Office Open House

Date: Friday, October 13th
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: 2413 Stadium Road, Hartsville, SC 29550
RSVP by: Friday, October 6th
Contact: Jack Swann, 843-479-8318

Camden Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:  15 Battleship Rd Ext, Camden, SC 29020
RSVP by: Tuesday, October 10th
Contact: Pat Harris, 803-432-1068

Williamsburg Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 25th
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Kingstree, SC 29556
RSVP by: Wednesday, October 18th
Contact: Christine Wilson, 843-355-2351

Richland Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 25th
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: 201 Corporate Park Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29223
RSVP by: Wednesday, October 18th
Contact: Avian Jones, 803-782-4239

Sumter Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 25th
Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: 1760 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29153
RSVP by: Wednesday, October 4th
Contact: Tonya Barkley, 803-469-2960

Berkeley-Dorchester Area Open House (register now on Eventbrite)

Date: Wednesday, October 25th
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Location: 2954 S. Live Oak Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
RSVP by: Monday, October 16th
Contact: Donna Edwards, 843-761-6036

Spartanburg Area Open House (register now on Eventbrite)

Date: Thursday, October 26th
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:  353 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306
RSVP by: Friday, October 6th
Contact: Dawn Hamelin, 864-585-3693

Orangeburg Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Thursday, October 26th
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 pm
Location:  1661 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy S.E., Orangeburg, SC 29115
RSVP by: Thursday, October 5th
Contact: Tracey Proveaux, 803-534-4939

Aiken Area Open House (register on Eventbrite)

Date: Thursday, October 26th
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Location:  855 York St. N.E., Aiken, SC 29801
RSVP by: Friday, October 13th
Contact: Keya Perrin, (803) 641-7630

Lexington Area Business Partnership Network Open House (register now on Eventbrite)

Date: Friday, October 27th
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:  1330 Boston Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29170
RSVP by: Friday, October 6th
Contact: Tara Bradshaw or Antwane Folk at 803-896-6333

Earlier Event: September 28
Cherokee County Community Job Fair