Thursday, April 21, 2016

Community Conversation on Employing People with Disabilities on May 12th in Medford, Wisconsin

Community Conversation on Employing People with Disabilities
Thursday May 12th
9:00 am to 11:30 am
Taylor County Education Center - 624 College Street in Medford

* We are only 3 weeks away - Please RSVP by Friday May 6th if you plan on attending. 

Our community conversation will help educate and inform local businesses and employers on the value and importance of hiring people with disabilities and with special abilities that would benefit your workforce.  

The Taylor County Transition Advisory Council membership in strong partnership with the Medford Area Public School District through an Employment First Partnership Grant will be offering this opportunity. Student ambassadors are trained and have been presenting to organizations in preparation.  

Here is a video link that was developed for this event. 

Number of Businesses/Employers registered as of April 21:
1. Taylor Credit Union
2. Medford Cooperative
3. Dixon Greiner Realty
4. Medford Area Public School District
5. Colby School District
6. Manpower
7. Aspirus of Medford
8. Broadway Theatre
9. Peterson Concrete
10. ICAA Food Pantry
11. Nicolet Bank
12. Taylor County Buildings and Grounds
13. Our House Senior Living
14. Weathershield
15. Ace Hardware - Medford Cooperative
16. Black River Industries

Area Agencies or Community Members also Registered:
1. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
2. Employment First
3. Taylor County Human Services
4. Northcentral Technical College
5. Medford Alternative High School
6. SOAR 18-21 year old program
7. Aging and Disability Resource Center
8. Opportunity Development Center
9. Star News
10. Midstate Independent Living Consultants
11. Heidi Hill
12. Ann Goodrich
13. Medford Area Public School District
14. Maryann Dubois
15. Darlene Nowak
16. Mark Temme


Joseph A. Greget
Director of Student Services/Special Education for Medford Area Public Schools
Chairperson for Taylor County Transition Advisory Council
715-748-4620 ext 324