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www.wmfd.com - October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, with Richland Newhope observing it under the theme "Expect, Employ, Empower".

   
 
Commissioners Proclaim Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, with Richland Newhope observing it under the theme "Expect, Employ, Empower". The Richland County Commissioners issued a proclamation for the month Tuesday, recognizing the people who disabilities who make up nearly twenty- percent of the U-S labor force. Richland Newhope has two- hundred individuals working and supporting themselves. The featured speaker for this year's Employer Recognition Breakfast is Ashland University head football coach Lee Owens. The reservation-only breakfast is Thursday October 23rd at 7:30 am at the Mansfield Holiday Inn. The Employees of the Year are Daniel Davies of Mansfield who works at Richland Newhope Industries' Fourth Street location, Justin Rose of Mansfield who works at RNI's Longview Avenue location, and Mark Majors who works at Walmart on Possum Run Road. The employers being recognized are The Waterford and Valentec-Galion L-L-C.

   
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