A mechanic for The ARC of Livingston-Wyoming is among 12 Western New Yorkers with disabilities who was recognized through New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc's. (NYSID) annual people-centered awards program. The honorees were announced today (Sept. 7).
In its 13th year, NYSID's Joslin Awards Program has recognized more than 650 Outstanding Performers.
The Joslin Outstanding Performer for 2016 from Wyoming County is:
- Rick Young, The Arc Livingston-Wyoming (Mt. Morris), mechanic
NYSID is a not-for-profit business with a mission of "Turning business opportunities into JOBS for New Yorkers with disabilities."
"NYSID secures meaningful employment for all New Yorkers with disabilities who look to Preferred Source opportunities to choose an employment direction," said Ron Romano, NYSID president & CEO. "In doing so, we salute the 2016 Joslin Outstanding Performers as ambassadors of the wide-ranging abilities of New York State's workforce."
The honorees will be recognized during NYSID's Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at The Saratoga Hilton in Saratoga Springs.
Established in 1975, NYSID is a registered 501(c)(3) Not for Profit which creates employment opportunities for nearly 7,000 New Yorkers with disabilities annually through New York's Preferred Source Program. NYSID's community rehabilitation member agencies and private sector business partners are located throughout the state, providing jobs in the community and in production facilities. For more information, visit http://www.nysid.org