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Clark County seeks nominations for Disability Employment Awareness Month Awards

By , Columbian staff writer

Clark County is seeking nominations of businesses and individuals for its annual Clark County Disability Employment Awareness Month Awards.

The awards honor the role people with developmental disabilities have in assisting us to achieve a dynamic, productive workforce and recognize the leadership of the business community. The event also celebrates October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Awards will be given for the following categories: large employer (50 or more local employees); small employer (49 or less local employees); employee with a developmental/intellectual disability; Dennis Campbell Outstanding Service Award for outstanding service to improving the lives of individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities; and David Hanawalt Service Award for an employment specialist.

Award recipients will be honored at the 22nd Annual Disability Employment Awareness Month Celebration from 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 5.

To nominate a business or individual, download this nomination form at The deadline is noon Aug. 31.

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Emily Harris at or call 503-750-9776.

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