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

11:00 a.m.

Crest Hollow Country Club

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Fundraiser to Benefit Abilities, Inc.
April 9, 2015

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Prost Grill & Garten


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2014 Sports Night Sportsman of the Year, Dwight “Doc” Gooden with students of the Henry Viscardi School.

49th Annual Celebrity Sports Night - May 14

March 24, 2015

The Viscardi Center’s 49th Annual Celebrity Sports Night is May 14, 2015. Guests have the opportunity to collect autographs, take photos and speak with celebrity and athlete attendees. This year’s athletes include Clark Gillies, Tucker Fredickson, John Dockery, Sean Landeta, and Wesley Walker.

Robert Pipia

Judicial Replication Ceremony Held for Viscardi Alum

March 17, 2015

A Judicial Replication Induction Ceremony for Henry Viscardi School Alumnus, Robert Pipia, was held for the student body to witness. Guests included Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judy Bosworth, Assemblyman Edward Ra, and Councilman Peter Zuckerman.


NBDC Trainings eligible for Continuing Education Credits

March 3, 2015

The Society for Human Resource Management has granted Modern Disability its Preferred Provider status.

Dinah F. Cohen

NBDC to Host Distance Learning Workshop Focused on Employment Lifecycle

February 24, 2015

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to focus on retention and promotion in the workplace.

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NBDC and sitecues Aid Web Accessibility

February 3, 2015

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center today announced a new partnership with sitecues by Ai Squared, the makers of the ZoomText family of products.

Business Meeting

Relax and Get the Job Done: A Simple, New Disability Etiquette

January 20, 2015

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to start a new conversation over simplifying disability etiquette.

Gary Karp, President of Modern Disability

NBDC Retains Gary Karp as its Disability Training Consultant

January 15, 2015

The National Business & Disability Council announced that it has retained a leading disability advisor as its disability-training consultant. Gary Karp, President & Founder of Modern Disability, will provide specialized trainings to employers on an array of issues on disability in the workplace.

Student painting at Friday Night Rec

Hoda Kotb of "Today" to Appear at Annual Luncheon

January 14, 2015

Hoda Kotb, co-host of "Today" and "Dateline NBC" correspondent, will be the featured guest at the 33rd Reach for a Star Luncheon, March 30, 2015, benefitting Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.

Emma sinks a basket

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.

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