We hosted our first meeting of A-Team Pennsylvania yesterday at WCBA in Greensburg. More than 25 staff members from a dozen pre-vocational providers came together to form this new mission for disabled workers. Vincent M. Loose, President & CEO of UniqueSource, was our guest speaker. See the A-Team Photo Album for additional event coverage. Here is a little … Continue reading A-Team Pennsylvania
Our Summer newsletter is here! Click the image below to download it and see recent updates on WCBA happenings, awards, resources and more!
Thanks to DeAnn from our Adult Training Facility for pulling together this video. It uses consumer interviews to look at how new regulations could impact workshops for Pennsylvania’s disabled.
On June 13 UniqueSource® Products & Services (UniqueSource) hosted an evening filled with inspiration during the Embrace the Abilities Dinner, which also served as the organization’s 60th Anniversary celebration. A highlight of the event was the recognition of 25 outstanding Pennsylvania workers who were honored with UniqueSource Achievement Awards for the exceptional character they demonstrate … Continue reading David Marks Honored with UniqueSource Achievement Award
In light of the recent tragedy in Orlando, Florida our Adult Training Facility individuals have requested to hold a Bake Sale/Lunch with all proceeds being donated to the victims and families. This charity event will be held on Friday, June 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Westmoreland County Blind Association parking lot … Continue reading WCBA Charity Event for Orlando Tragedy Victims
Nice article in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review about the WCBA, “Westmoreland County Blind Association building brimming with activity”.
Congratulations to our colleague, Clyde Bittner on being nominated for the 2016 Peter J. Salmon Employee of the Year Award. Each year, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) honors an individual who is blind and employed in NIB’s network of associated nonprofit agencies. Clyde was nominated based upon his qualifications and accomplishments measured by criteria … Continue reading Employee of the Year Award Nominee
Just us for the 14th Annual WCBA Golf Outing. We have a great day planned for attendees! Date: Friday, June 10 Location: Greensburg Country Club Questions: 724-837-1250 ext 12 Download the registration form for more info or to sign up.
Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s fundraiser! There was some nice coverage of the event at “TribLive – Out and About“. Put away those coats, hats & gloves! Dust off those dancing shoes! And join us for an entertaining evening at the Westmoreland County Blind Association’s Visions of Springtime! Date: Friday, April 15 Time: 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading Visions of Springtime
We have a few concerns about the proposed Work Innovations Opportunity Act (WIOA) regulations. The expanded qualifications issued to the definition of ‘competitive integrated employment’ may negatively impact the WCBA’s efforts and the individuals we work with who have intellectual disabilities. Please consider voicing your concerns! You can download the sample letter then find the … Continue reading Proposed Work Innovations Opportunity Act (WIOA) Regulations