Last week Jawonio hosted our 23rd Annual Employment Recognition Breakfast at the Tarrytown DoubleTree Hilton. Opening remarks were made by Jill Warner, CEO, Madelon Berger, Board Chair and Stacey Kantrowitz, Progarm Director of Community Employment Services.

Jawonio recognized our National Disability Employment Award Winners including; Rockland Music Conservatory, Uniqlo, WEROK, NCTRC, Stony Point Conference Center, Nyack College, TJ Maxx, CVS, Stop & Shop, Yonkers Riverfront Library, CH Martin, Unitex, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Meals on Wheels, Burlington Coat Factory. A highlight of the event was the presentation of the Joslin Outstanding Performance award to Travis Roberts-Leavitt by Bob Hammel of NYSID.

Our guest speakers included Amarnauth Mahabal, of Uniqlo and Steven Messina, who works at Burlington Coat Factory. Employees also received award for 20 and 25 years of work through our program. Congratulations to all!