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Sports Night 2013 photo highlight depicting Joe Namath, Joe Theismann, Bo Dietl and students of the Henry Viscardi School
48th Annual Celebrity Sports Night
May 15, 2014

6:00 p.m.

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Vision Awareness Day
May 21, 2014

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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Students Learn Fundamental Financial Skills

April 15, 2014

The Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities, hosted the New York Islanders for a wheelchair hockey game.

Meadow Brook Club

Viscardi Center Schedules 2nd Annual Golf Outing

April 7, 2014

The Viscardi Center will hold its 2nd Annual Golf Outing on September 9, 2014 at the prestigious Meadow Brook Club in Jericho. The day includes a round of golf, an elaborate cocktail reception and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Center’s employment programs.

Kinky Boots Cast with Students

Kinky Boots Cast Performs at Luncheon Fundraiser

April 7, 2014

The “Angels of Kinky Boots” from Broadway’s Kinky Boots, winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical and recent GRAMMY® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album, entertained guests at the 32nd the Reach for a Star Luncheon benefitting Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.

NBDC to Host Series of Think Tanks for Members

NBDC to Host Series of Think Tanks on June 24

March 31, 2014

The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center will host a Think Tank session to assist its member companies in understanding issues concerning disability in the workforce and legislation regarding accommodations and new hiring regulations.

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OFCCP Section 503 Rule in Effect Today

March 24, 2014

The Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 rule change announced last year by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs went into effect today. The change requires federal contractors/subcontractors to show they are working towards building and maintaining an inclusive workforce.

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Students Job Shadow at Ernst & Young

March 14, 2014

Students from the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center participated in a Job Shadowing Day at the accounting offices of Ernst & Young in New York City.

NY Islanders Play Hockey with Viscardi Students

NY Islanders Play Hockey with Viscardi Students

March 4, 2014

The Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities, hosted the New York Islanders for a wheelchair hockey game.

NBDC to Host Series of Think Tanks for Members

NBDC to Host Series of Think Tanks on March 18

March 4, 2014

The National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center will host a Think Tank session to assist its member companies in understanding issues concerning disability in the workforce and legislation regarding accommodations and new hiring regulations.

Mr. and Mrs. John D. Kemp

John D. Kemp Honored With David Award

February 27, 2014

The Viscardi Center’s President and CEO, John D. Kemp received one of this year’s David Awards bestowed by Networking Magazine. The Awards are given annually to Long Island business leaders who have gone above and beyond and have performed generous and unselfish acts that benefit the community.

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NBDC to Host Webinar on New OFCCP Regulations

February 12, 2014

National Business & Disability Council at The Viscardi Center will host a webinar to deliver critical business insights on the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs regulations requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to make at least 7% of their workforce people with disabilities.

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