News Release: Now Accepting Nominations for Employer of the Year

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CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Sharon Williams
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-2954

Now Accepting Nominations for Employer of the Year
and Barrier Free Success Award Through March 12

GREENSBORO, NC (March 2, 2021) – The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities is now accepting nominations for its annual Outstanding Employer of the Year and Brant Taylor Barrier Free Success Award. Nominations may be submitted online at www.greensboro-nc.gov/mayorscommittee<www.greensboro-nc.gov/government/mayor-s-committee-for-persons-with-disabilities>. The deadline is Friday, March 12. Winners will be honored at the virtual Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Awards event April 8.

The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities is a nonprofit coalition of businesses, human service agencies, and individuals of all abilities with the mission to create a barrier-free community. The Outstanding Employer of the Year award honors an employer with an exceptional record of hiring or facilitating employment for people with disabilities. The award was given to Chez Genese is 2020. The Brant Taylor Barrier Free Success Award recognizes an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to creating a barrier-free environment for people with disabilities. The award was given to Leslie Richardson, Greensboro Parks and Recreation inclusion specialist, in 2020.

For more information, visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/mayorscommittee or contact the committee at GreensboroMayorsCommitee@greensboro-nc.gov<mailto:GreensboroMayorsCommitee@greensboro-nc.gov>.

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Amanda Lehmert, Senior Communications Specialist
Communications and Marketing
City of Greensboro
336-373-7786
PO Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136
www.greensboro-nc.gov
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