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2013 Lex Frieden Employment Awards

Event for tourists

Date: 10/18/2013

Time & Place:
11:30 am Waco Convention Center, Brazos Ballroom South 100 Washington Avenue, Waco TX

2013 Lex Frieden Employment Awards honors employers who go above and beyond when hiring, training, and maintaining positive working relationships with employees with disabilities, as well as others who promote full inclusion. The event is open to the public (reservations are required). Tickets are for the luncheon are $30, but there are a limited number of complimentary tickets available. Go to to purchase or request tickets. The luncheon is at 11:30 am at the Waco Convention Center. Lex Frieden will be in attendance to offer a Welcome Address. Additionally, the DARS Divisions for Blind Services (DBS) and Rehabilitation Services (DRS) have selected local businesses of the year and they will be recognized at the luncheon and the Walk-N-Roll ceremonies which follow immediately after the luncheon. Lex Frieden and DARS-DRS Deputy Commissioner Cheryl Fuller will be in attendance to offer a Welcome Address. The keynote speaker is Scott Tisdale, Global Vice President ofSupply Chain & Distribution Services for Follett, the nation's largest operator of college bookstores. Event sponsors include: Amerigroup, PCSI, Inc., The Exchange, The Waco Convention Center, Bell County Judges and Commissioners Committee, Innovative Seating and Mobility, Sign of the Times-Interpreters to Go, Texas Rehab ACTion Network and Acces2Life. The 2013 Texas Governors Committee Lex Freiden Employment Awards Luncheon is being hosted by the Waco Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities.

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