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Redwood issues call for nominations of empowering employers and community service leaders

Redwood has issued a call for nominations of awards that recognize key community contributors.

 The Redwood Empowering Employer Award recognizes an organization’s exemplary efforts to provide employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area.

Criteria for this award include hiring individuals with disabilities as well as opening doors for employment through the employer’s exemplary efforts.

The Dorothy Wood Foundation Community Service Award honors an individual(s) for overall outstanding leadership, service and commitment to enhancing the quality of life in the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area.

Criteria for this award includes contributing needed service to the community, involvement was active and time devoted was significant, achieved measurable results, demonstrated leadership, commitment, and dedication.

Redwood and its endowment organization, the Dorothy Wood Foundation, are seeking nominations for the Empowering Employer Award and Dorothy Wood Foundation Community Service Award which will be awarded at Redwood’s Annual Dinner on June 11. 

Nomination forms can be found at: www.redwoodnky.org/redwoodnominations and are due by 6 p.m. on Friday, March 29.

Redwood is an accredited facility through CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) and NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) and helps children and adults with disabilities.

Redwood serves over 800 clients each year through its 22 comprehensive programs ranging from educational, therapeutic and vocational services.  Its facility allows clients to learn, interact and receive vocational training, while building upon their social skills in order to achieve the quality of life they deserve.

The Dorothy Wood Foundation exists to support Redwood.  With an endowment of approximately $2.7 million, the Foundation is able to provide annual distributions in support of Redwood’s mission to help children and adults with disabilities achieve independence and reach their full potential.


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