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August 28, 2014

Central New Yorkers Comprise Dozen Outstanding Performers

Category: General — NYSID @ 7:15 pm

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

The 2014 William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award co-recipients will be honored during NYSID’s Annual Meeting on Monday, September 8 at 5 p.m. at The Saratoga Hilton in Saratoga Springs. That evening, NYSID also will kick off its year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of its founding.

In its 11th year, NYSID’s Joslin Awards Program has recognized 534 Outstanding Performers, and awarded 13 of those individuals with the final William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award.

The Outstanding Performers for 2014 from Central New York are:

  • Steven Boddie, Human Technologies Corporation (Utica), custodial
  • John Bruggeman, Madison Cortland County Chapter NYSARC, Inc./Alternatives Industry (Oneida), packaging/production
  • Jason Evans, Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc./A.V.R.E. (Binghamton), copy paper production
  • Cynthia Fillmore, Seneca‐Cayuga Counties Chapter NYSARC, Inc./Seneca Industries (Waterloo), custodial
  • Adam Hicks, St. Lawrence County Chapter NYSARC, Inc./Seaway Industries (Canton), custodial
  • Christopher LaComb, The Arc/Oneida‐Lewis County Chapter NYSARC, Inc./Progress Industries (Utica), custodial
  • William Mariano, JM Murray Center, Inc. (Cortland), custodial
  • Kahran McLean, Onondaga County Chapter NYSARC, Inc./Monarch Industries (Syracuse), custodial
  • Mike Mills, Oswego Industries, Inc. (Fulton), custodial
  • Kathy Muller, ACHIEVE and Country Valley Industries/Broome Tioga County Chapter NYSARC, Inc. (Binghamton), laundry
  • Susan Nicol, Jefferson Rehabilitation Center (Watertown), binder production
  • Dianna Winnie, Chemung County Chapter NYSARC, Inc./Southern Tier Industries (Elmira), custodial

“For 40 years, NYSID has been turning business opportunities into jobs for New Yorkers with disabilities, and we are proud to recognize this year’s 59 Joslin Outstanding Performers,” said Ron Romano, NYSID president & CEO. “They provide incredible examples of how much New York State benefits by having a workforce that is inclusive of persons with disabilities, particularly as NYSID celebrates ‘40 Years of Looking Forward’ during this upcoming anniversary year.”

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.

To see a complete list of NYSID’s 2014 Joslin Outstanding Performers, visit: http://www.nysid.org/documents/joslin/2014_outstanding_perfomers.pdf. For more information on the Joslin Awards, including videos of previous award recipients, visit http://www.nysid.org/joslin.cfm.

To register for the Annual Meeting, visit: http://www.nysid.org/documents/annual_meeting/2014_NYSID_registration.pdf.


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