Arc of Larimer County Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Oct 15, 2014 | Chamber News

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

Arc of Larimer County provides the following Everybody Works Success Stories in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Many of the success stories feature Chamber members and more.

Learn more about Arc of Larimer County at and how you can work with them to hire an inclusive workforce, one where every person is recognized for his or her abilities — every day of every month.

Ed B. @ Silver Grill

Ed plays such a vital role at the restaurant. On busy weekends, his hard work behind the scenes is one reason we’re able to run smoothly and keep guests happy. He helps us keep inventory low and, most importantly, his rapport with the staff is great, which is inspiring to all of us.

-Heather Beckman, Silver Grill Managing Partner

Howard C. @ High Country Beverage

Howard is an important part of our team. He is one of the most detail oriented people I’ve ever seen. He does a complete job with any assigned task.

-Kyle Ellerton, High Country Beverage Supervisor

David T. @ Fort Collins Brewery

David is very fast at his job. He has recently begun working at an additional production line position as well. He is an important part of the team here at FCB.

-Thomas Barnet, Fort Collins Brewery Production Supervisor

Jessica @ Columbine Health Systems

Jessica’s job as the Mail Clerk at Columbine Health Systems plays an integral roll to the daily function of the company however, her fun personality and positive attitude is that much more indispensable to those who she comes into contact with each day. Her sunny disposition is absolutely contagious!

– Molly Gray, Columbine Health Systems Office Manager

Check out a VIDEO discussing an Employers Role in hiring a diverse workforce: