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By Douglas Sciorra

State Education Department Recognizes 75 Employers of Individuals With Disabilities

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Hammondsport’s Point of the Bluff Vineyards and Elmira’s Triple H make the list

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) throughout October, the State Education Department is honoring 75 businesses across the state that do an outstanding job of employing individuals with disabilities, Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced today. This year’s theme, “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation,” recognizes the crucial role people with disabilities play in a diverse and inclusive workforce. Virtual events will be held throughout the month to recognize the employers.

Commissioner Rosa said, “The businesses being honored this month set the standard for prioritizing a diverse workforce. When given the opportunity, individuals with disabilities make great employees, and we celebrate these New York State businesses that have adopted equitable and inclusive hiring practices.

Across the region, the following two business were recognized:

-Point of the Bluff Vineyards, 10489 County Road 76, Hammondsport, NY

-Triple H Stores, INC DBA Hesselson’s, 163 E. 14th Street, Elmira Heights, NY Hesselsons.com

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