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The 4th Georgetown University Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities
January 29, 2015

8:00 a.m.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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33rd Annual Reach For A Star Luncheon
March 30, 2015

11:00 a.m.

Crest Hollow Country Club


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Viscardi Varsity Cougars Win Tourney

December 11, 2014

The Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities, hosted its annual Wheelchair Basketball Sportsmanship Tournament. The Viscardi Varsity Cougars took the top prize.

John D. Kemp, President & CEO of The Viscardi Center with Bill Lacy, Director, Dole Institute

John D. Kemp to Receive Dole Leadership Prize

November 19, 2014

The Viscardi Center’s President and CEO, John D. Kemp, will receive the 2014 Dole Leadership Prize on December 14th at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The Prize is awarded annually to an individual or group whose public service leadership inspires others.

What Can You Do?

"Who I Am" Public Service Announcement Premieres

October 21, 2014

The new "Who I Am" public service announcement from the Office of Disability Employment Policy's Campaign for Disability Employment is now available for viewing and downloading on the CDE website. “Who I Am” features nine real people with disabilities.

Roy Danis

Roy Danis Joins The Viscardi Center Board

October 16, 2014

Roy Danis, Managing Director of Campari America, has joined The Viscardi Center Board of Directors.

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NBDC Hosts Workshop on Neurodiversity

October 6, 2014

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center hosted an online workshop on neurodiversity.

NBDC & NOD Debut ‘Disability Employment Tracker’

Viscardi Awarded $1.8 Million in Funding from U.S. Dept. of Labor

September 30, 2014

The Viscardi Center was awarded a $1.8 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The Viscardi Center will operate a national technical assistance center that will open up new employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Golf Outing Raises Funds for Employment Programs

September 22, 2014

The Viscardi Center held its second Golf Outing on September 9 at the prestigious Meadow Brook Club in Jericho where over 100 golfers teed off to raise critical funds for the Center’ programming.

NY Mets Visit to HVS

NY Mets Take the Field at Henry Viscardi School

September 17, 2014

New York Mets pitcher Dillon Gee, second baseman Daniel Murphy and first baseman Lucas Duda played a friendly game of whiffleball against a team of students at the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.

Graduation Ceremony

Dr. Calvin Butts Gives 2014 Commencement Speech

July 7, 2014

Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, President of SUNY College at Old Westbury, was the commencement speaker on June 26 at Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities.

John and Janet Koreich

Viscardi Multimedia Learning Center Dedicated

June 26, 2014

The Viscardi Center dedicated its fully accessible Viscardi Multimedia Learning Center, made possible by the generosity of John and Janet Kornreich. The facility offers a wide range of new capabilities that will benefit the children and adults with disabilities served by the Center.

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