The awards honor the role people with developmental disabilities have in helping us build a vibrant and productive workforce and recognize the leadership of the business community.

VANCOUVER – Clark County seeks nominations from businesses and individuals for its annual Clark County Disability Employment Awareness Month awards. The awards honor the role people with developmental disabilities have in helping us build a vibrant and productive workforce and recognize the leadership of the business community. The event also celebrates October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

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Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

  1. Large employer of people with intellectual / developmental disabilities
    (50 or more local employees)
  2. Small employer of people with intellectual / developmental disabilities
    (49 local employees or less)
  3. Employee with an intellectual / developmental disability
  4. Dennis Campbell Award for Outstanding Service for outstanding service in improving the lives of people with intellectual / developmental disabilities
  5. David Hanawalt Service Award for an employment specialist who demonstrates service to clients beyond client expectations, exceeds contractual expectations and fosters client success and growth.

The winners will be honored at 21st Annual celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month which will take place virtually on Wednesday October 6, 2021.

The virtual ceremony takes place from 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Anyone wishing to nominate and a company or individual can download this application form. The deadline for submissions is Monday August 30, 2021 at noon.

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Emily Harris at [email protected] or (503) 750-9776.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.


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