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August 22, 2016

Central New Yorkers Demonstrate Employment Excellence

Category: General — NYSID @ 8:20 am

Eleven Central New Yorkers with disabilities are among 59 statewide Joslin Outstanding Performers recognized through NYSID’s annual people-centered awards program.

In its 13th year, NYSID’s Joslin Awards Program has recognized more than 650 Outstanding Performers, and awarded 15 of those individuals with the final William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award.

The Joslin Outstanding Performers for 2016 from Central New York are:

Gary Davis, St. Lawrence NYSARC/Seaway Industries (Canton), custodial
Keith Drummond, The Arc of Madison Cortland (Oneida), light assembly/production
Matthew Frost, Jefferson Rehabilitation Center (Watertown), machine operation
Shane Jones, Arc of Seneca Cayuga (Waterloo), custodial
Andrew Marshall, The Arc, Oneida‐Lewis Chapter/Progress Industries (Utica), custodial
Esmin Mujcic, Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc./A.V.R.E. (Binghamton), copy paper manufacturing
Vinny Muro, Arc of Onondaga/Monarch Industries (Syracuse), porter
Michael Phillips, ACHIEVE/Country Valley Industries (Binghamton), document preparation
Trevor Pumilio, Human Technologies Corporation (Utica), custodial
Cheyenne Wenck, The Arc of Chemung/Southern Tier Industries (Elmira), custodial
Geoff West, JM Murray, (Cortland), assembly/packaging

The 2016 William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award co-recipients will be honored during NYSID’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 21 at 5 p.m. at The Saratoga Hilton in Saratoga Springs.

Xerox State & Local Solutions, Inc. in Broome County also has been named 2016 Corporate Partner of the Year. This year’s Annual Meeting theme is #EmploymentEmpowers.

NYSID’s annual Joslin Awards Program celebrates excellence in Preferred Source employment by New Yorkers with disabilities. All Outstanding Performers receive a certificate of achievement and cash award, and are featured in an annual yearbook.


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