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Local Businesses Honored at 29th Employer Recognition Breakfast

Posted on : 05/05/2017

Arc of Westchester held its 29th Annual Employer Recognition Breakfast on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown. The event celebrated the 250 partnerships between Arc of Westchester and public and private businesses in the community. Over 200 people, including government officials and community leaders, attended the event and recognized businesses throughout the county who hire individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

This year’s event welcomed Laurence P. Gottlieb, President/CEO, Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation as the keynote speaker and presented him with the 2017 Share of Voice Award. In his opening remarks Gottlieb said “We’re all here this morning celebrating at THE best business breakfast in Westchester…why? Because this is an organization that always turns away from wasteful acrimony and turns towards sustainable solutions.”  Gottlieb is a long-time friend and Arc of Westchester advocate in the business community. He encourages businesses to hire people with developmental disabilities and make them part of the workforce. 

View our latest video "Making Sense for Business" Hear from three employers about the success their companies have realized by hiring individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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