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September 1, 2016

New York City, Long Island Boast 15 Joslin Outstanding Performers

Category: General — NYSID @ 10:37 am

Fifteen New York City and Long Island residents with disabilities are among 59 statewide Joslin Outstanding Performers recognized through NYSID’s annual people-centered awards program.

The Joslin Outstanding Performers for 2016 from New York City and Long Island are:

Anthony Baker, Terranova Fine Landscapes, Inc. (Center Moriches), landscaping
Maggy Bottex, AHRC New York City (New York City), custodial
Riku Bush, Fedcap (New York City), document management
Raul Ferran, The Osborne Association (Bronx), custodial
Kenneth Grazette, American Maintenance (Babylon), custodial/maintenance
Barbara Hart, Maryhaven Center of Hope (Port Jefferson Station), document preparation
Ranetta Holland, SullivanArc/Sullivan Industries (Monticello), packaging/labeling
Harold Jones, Access: Supports for Living (Middletown), custodial
Eric Kerzner, The Corporate Source (New York City), custodial
Dennis Kucala, PSCH (College Point), custodial
Travis Roberts-Leavitt, Jawonio (New City), custodial
Pedro Santiago, Lifespire, Inc. (Manhattan), assembly/packaging
Bryan Thomas, AHRC Nassau (Freeport), porter
Annamaria Vangi, Goodwill Industries of Greater NY & Northern NJ/GoodTemps (Astoria), customer service representative
Ronny Windham, The Rehabilitation Institute/TRI Business & Career Center (Westbury), custodial

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 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.

TRI Business & Career Center in Nassau County also has been named Member Agency of the Year, and the Fire Department of New York City has been named Local Customer 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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