Love Chevrolet receives recognition for employment of people with disabilities

Love Chevrolet in Columbia was recognized as the Exemplary Employer award winner at the recent annual meeting of the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Association, a support organization for the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Department (VR), which prepares and assists eligible South Carolinian with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive employment.

Self Regional Healthcare receives Business Partnership Award

Self Regional Healthcare, located in Greenwood, was recognized at the recent annual meeting of the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Association, a support organization for the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Department (VR), which prepares and assists eligible South Carolinians with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive employment.

Passport to Success

The Greenville County Transition Cooperative, Greenville County Schools, and other community organizations invite you to join us for Passport to Success, a special event for Greenville County Schools’ 12th grade students with identified disabilities who plan to continue their education and/or training after high school.

Business networking and VR teamwork lead to success

Brian Denny didn’t think he could go back to work after he sustained a high level spinal cord injury (C3-C4).

Unable to move his upper or lower body, Brian uses a power wheelchair that he manipulates by blowing into a straw-like device called a sip and puff. It takes patience and determination, something that Brian has in great supply.

Did you know...

Reflecting the important role disability plays in workforce diversity, this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme is “#InclusionWorks.” 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.