|Michael F. Easley
|Carmen Hooker Odom
For Release: IMMEDIATE
|Contact: Ed Bristol 919-855-3569|
Vocational rehabilitation honors ‘All-Stars’ and ‘Superstars’
RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is honoring employees in Dunn, Durham and Raleigh with statewide VR All-Star Awards for performance in 2006. In addition, the division is recognizing regional winners in Asheville, Elizabeth City, Kinston, Monroe and Wilmington.
Employee volunteers manage the awards program in which agency staff nominate and vote on their co-workers. Three statewide Superstars emerged from recipients of the regional-level All-Star Awards:
All-Star honorees, listed by award category, include:
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provides counseling, training, education, medical, transportation and other services to people with physical or mental disabilities to assist them in living independently or in becoming job-ready. Last year, the agency assisted more than 8,000 North Carolinians in achieving employment and more than 2,000 in achieving their independent living goals.
For local office contact and other information: http://dvr.dhhs.state.nc.us
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