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February 17, 2015

NYSID Highlights Preferred Source Jobs in Erie County

Category: General — NYSID @ 2:45 pm


As NYSID continues its 40th anniversary celebration, we acknowledge our member agencies and corporate partners for creating meaningful employment for New Yorkers with disabilities throughout our 40-year history.

Heritage Centers received NYSID’s Member Agency of the Year Award; Kathleen Medley (third from right) received the Employee of the Year Award

We continue with Erie County, where 184 New Yorkers with disabilities worked 60,211 employment hours on Preferred Source contracts in 2014!

Thanks to the following member agencies and corporate partners for their job creation efforts: Heritage Centers (Erie County Chapter NYSARC)/Allentown Industries; Biel’s Information Technology; Suburban Adult Services, Inc – SASi; Southeast Works; and 1 Accord Services Inc.

NYS Senator Patrick Gallivan (R-Elma) said: “The positive impact NYSID has had on the lives of New Yorkers with disabilities is enormous. Throughout Erie, Livingston, Monroe and Wyoming counties, NYSID has helped provide meaningful employment and career opportunities for hundreds of people. Congratulations on your 40th anniversary and I wish you continued success.”

Keep an eye out for your member agency or corporate partner in the weeks and months ahead, as we highlight NYSID Preferred Source job creation –– county by county –– across New York State and celebrate “40 Years of Looking Forward.”


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