GRAFTON - Ozaukee County businesses and
individuals with disabilities are working together to fill
On Oct. 29, Portal inc. hosted an employer
appreciation luncheon at Edgewater Golf Course in Grafton in
recognition of October as National Disability Employment
Six businesses were awarded for supporting the
employment of people with disabilities. From Scratch Catering,
Grafton Sendik’s, Saukville Veterinary Clinic, Dickmann
Manufacturing, North Shore Academy of the Arts and Mequon Ace
Hardware received awards.
Employers throughout Ozaukee County attended.
Sue Richison, owner of Dawgs in Motion in
Saukville, and her employees spoke of their employment success.
These Ozaukee County business people have shown
true leadership in hiring individuals with disabilities,
recognize the importance and embrace their talents, benefiting
the individual, the business and the community, a news release
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
recognizes the accomplishments of men and women with
disabilities whose work strengthens the economy and ensures
equal opportunities for all.
In 1945, Congress enacted Public Law 176,
recognizing employment of people with disabilities and in 1987
the week-long recognition was extended to one month.
Portal inc. strives to match the unmet needs of
businesses with the abilities and interests of job candidates.
For information about employment of individuals
with disabilities, visit
www.portalinc.org or call 377-4410.