VR Special Events

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration St. Petersburg 2016

The Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in St. Petersburg, FL, honored outstanding employers who hire people with disabilities. This year, VR honored AMC Theatres, Crown Automotive Group, Dunbar Armored, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, and Sacino's Formalwear & Cleaners.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration Lakeland/Winter Haven 2016

Four Outstanding Employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2016 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in Lakeland, FL on October 26. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored Steak 'n Shake, Especially 4U Catering and Restaurant, Lake Morton Plaza, and Panera Bread.

Jacob Solar, Who has Autism, Shares His Experience Working for Two Outstanding Companies at the Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in St. Petersburg

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration Miami 2016

Four Outstanding Employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2016 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in Miami, FL on September 29. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored CosmoProf, FedEx, NBC Universal Telemundo, and Whole Foods South Beach.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration Miami 2015

Outstanding employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2015 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in Miami, FL on October 13. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored Sodexo/Coral Gables Hospital, MCO Construction, and Pritchard Sports/Marlins Stadium. We also honored our local statewide awardee Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, & Open Spaces.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration St. Petersburg 2015

Outstanding employers were honored at the 5th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Celebration held at the Hilton Bayfront in St. Petersburg, FL on October 23. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored Casita Taqueria, Hyatt Regency Sarasota, Pinellas County School Board, TSE Industries, Winn Dixie Store in South Pasadena and St. Petersburg. Local statewide honoree, 3 Daughters Brewing, was also celebrated for their Exceptional Employer Award.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration Lakeland/Winter Haven 2015

Outstanding employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2015 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in Lakeland/Winter Haven, FL on October 28. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored Legoland Florida, the Winter Haven Social Security Office, and Wags to Whiskers.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration St. Petersburg 2014

Outstanding employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2014 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in St. Petersburg, FL. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored College Hunks Hauling Junk, Hilton at Carillon Park, Ken Burke, Clerk of County Court, Lowe’s, and Morgan & Morgan. We also honored the 2013 outstanding employers, Bonefish Grill, HomeGoods Store, Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, Magnuson Marian Cove, and Suncoast Textile Recycling.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration Miami 2014

Outstanding employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2014 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in Miami, FL. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored Brightstar Corporation, the City of Hialeah, Designs by Camilas, and the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center. We also honored the 2013 outstanding employers, Baptist Health South Florida, Contemporary Services Company, and Zoo Miami.

Disability Employment Awareness Celebration St. Petersburg 2012

Outstanding employers were honored for their commitment to hiring people with disabilities at the 2012 Disability Employment Awareness Celebration in St. Petersburg, FL. Local dignitaries and Vocational Rehabilitation honored Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Innisbrook, Valrico Home Depot, Walden Lake Car Wash & Service Center, and Brandon Walgreens.

Hands on @ Hyatt - Jacksonville Graduation 2012

People with disabilities in the Jacksonville area have a new opportunity to train for future careers in the hospitality industry. It's called Hands On @ Hyatt, and four students graduated from the program in October 2012.