North Central Sight Services, Inc., headquartered in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, was honored by National Industries for the Blind (NIB) with the 2012 Employment Growth Award, which recognizes efforts to increase employment retention, growth and upward mobility for people who are blind. The award honors North Central Sight Services, Inc. for its success and commitment to increasing economic independence for people who are blind.
“We are proud to provide employment opportunities for people who are blind in our region,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Garrett. “Our team members who are blind are talented, dedicated and loyal employees. We are honored to serve as an example in the community of the capabilities of people who are blind.”
The 2012 Employment Growth Award recipients are awarded cash payments from a fund created to recognize and encourage NIB associated nonprofit agencies that grow or sustain employment for people who are blind. Emphasis is also placed on efforts to increase upward mobility in the workplace and job placements.
North Central Sight Services, Inc. is one of 91 nonprofit agencies throughout the country associated with NIB, the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind.
For more information, visit www.ncsight.org.