Florida Businesses to be Honored for Hiring People with Disabilities

Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Posted at 8:15 AM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 04:49:55-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, and area organizations are celebrating by saying thanks. 

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities, VR, and Blind Services are hosting the 2015 Exceptional Employer Awards. That's when the State of Florida will recognize eight businesses from around the state who have demonstrated a commitment to hiring people with disabilities. 

At the event, there will be information on disability organizations at booths on the second floor of City Hall.

Exceptional Employer Awards are Thursday, October 7, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Everything is at Tallahassee City Hall (300 South Adams Street), and it's free to attend.

For more information, call (866) 273-2273 or click here.