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Thursday November 2, 2017


NYSARC Changes Name to The ARC New York

 


Wednesday October 25, 2017


NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities Recognizes Businesses and Employees at 9th “Works for Me” Awards Ceremony

Building on the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities’ (OPWDD) mission to help people live richer lives in the community, six businesses were honored October 19, 2017 at the New York State Museum’s Huxley Theater in Albany as recipients of OPWDD’s Works for Me awards.

Works for Me awards are given to businesses across the state that are committed to workforce diversity and to hiring individuals with developmental disabilities. These businesses recognize the significant contributions that individuals can make in the workplace and that hiring workers with developmental disabilities makes good business sense.

Large Business of the Year Award Winner: 
Conduent, Endicott, NY
Conduent of Endicott believes that providing job accommodations for individuals with disabilities is a
priority for the overall success of the business. David Walling has been working in Conduent’s integrated workforce for three years as a transaction processor handling data entry work. While only working part-time, David consistently outperforms many of the full-time employees.

 

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Monday October 23, 2017

ACHIEVE COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE


Tuesday October 3, 2017

ACHIEVE TO PRESENT THE 2017 BINGHAMTON DEVILS CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT 

 


Thursday September 21, 2017

CONGRESSWOMAN CLAUDIA TENNEY TO VISIT ACHIEVE’S CUTLER POND FACILITY

 

 


 

#beFair2DirectCare

Alex Craver's Speech on Wage Increases for Direct Support Profesionals at Southern Tier Rally.

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ACHIEVE on WBNG Action News

Check out ACHIEVE's very own Bob Brazill and Michael Friends on WBNG Action News talking about Savor the Summer!

CLICK HERE FOR THE STORY.

 

 


 

Country Valley Industries Receives Frito Lay Award

Country Valley Industries (CVI), a subsidiary of ACHIEVE, is proud to announce that they are the recipient of the Frito-Lay “Quality Level of Excellence” Award for 2014! The award was presented to CVI in recognition of the near perfect year they had in quality control. The CVI Frito Lay Production Team shipped out 2.9 million bags of snack chips with only one error resulting in being one bag short in a package!

Frito-Lay presented the award to Country Valley Industries on Wednesday, March 4th at the annual Frito Lay Co-Packer conference held in Dallas, Texas. This is the second award that CVI has received in the past 5 years. In 2009 CVI was presented with the coveted Frito-Lay “Contract Manufacturing Quality” Award, granted once a year to the top performing re-packer for Frito-Lay who ranks the highest in Quality Control.

CVI Manufacturing Manager, Duwayne Caroway, states, “This is a very big accomplishment for the team at CVI – to ship out that many bags and only ship one wrong bag shows our consistent commitment to quality.”

Country Valley Industries operates four employment centers – in Binghamton, Johnson City, and Owego.  These centers offer a number of vocational opportunities for individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through a number of contracts with community businesses.

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Pictured: CVI Frito Lay Production Team Members – Bruce Dumont, Jason Beck, Janet Shelton, Bob Fiala, Steven Tyler, Jackie Campbell, Norene Marean, Gordy Mosher, John Husnay, and Kristen Williams.

 

 


 

A Short Story

Robert Jackson Wescott, an individual who receives services from ACHIEVE, wrote a short story - Sly Cooper Part 0 Hank Randolph Dunmore that he dedicated to his mom, Jean Jackson. He wanted to share his story with everyone, so here you will find the unedited version of Robert's story for your reading pleasure!

Sly Cooper Part 0 Hank Randolph Dumore (The Short Story)

 

 


 

Government Official Contact Information:

Senator Fred Akshar

District Mail -
44 Hawley St Rm 1607
Binghamton, NY 13901

 
Albany Mail - 

Room 805

 Legislative Office Building,

Albany , NY 12247

Phone: 518-455-2677
Fax: 518-426-6720


akshar@nysenate.gov


 
Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo
 
District Office -
Binghamton State Office Building
17th Floor
Binghamton, NY 13901
607-723-9047
 
Albany Office -
Room 626
Legislative Office Building
Albany, NY 12248
518-455-5431

LupardoD@assembly.state.ny.us

 
Assemblyman Clifford Crouch
 
District Office -
1 Kattelville Road
Suite 1
Binghamton, NY 13901
607-648-6080
 
Albany Office -
LOB 450
Albany, NY 12248
518-455-5741
 
CrouchC@assembly.state.ny.us
 
 
Assemblyman Christopher Friend
 
District Office -
476 Maple Street
P.O. Box 441
Big Flats, NY 14814
607-562-3602
 
Albany Office -
Room 938
Legislative Office Bldg.
Albany, NY 12248
518-455-4538
 
friendc@assembly.state.ny.us

 

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