Interim Commissioner Felicia Johnson and Board Chair Dr. Roxzanne Breland recently enjoyed hands-on demonstrations of customized training initiatives in the upstate area that offer VR business partners flexibility in filling their workforce needs while providing VR clients with exciting career opportunities.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2017 is “Inclusion Drives Innovation."
The Conway Area was recently recognized for having the top Program Integrity results for state Fiscal Year 2017. Program Integrity measures reflect a balance in an office’s productivity, compliance assurance, and customer service, demonstrating effectiveness and accountability in achieving successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Pictured, David Edwards, Area Supervisor, accepts the award from Dr. Roxzanne Breland (left), Chair of the SC State Agency of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Gail Murray, Area Development Director.
More than 800 people attended the Orangeburg Chamber of Commerce annual Business Expo where they networked and learned about the resources offered by more than 88 businesses and organizations. A photograph of VR staff was featured in the Orangeburg Times and Democrat.