The Residence at Otter Creek receives the ''Spirit of the ADA'' AwardMiddlebury, Vermont, November 8, 2018 –The Vermont Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) announced the employer award recipients for the “Spirit of the ADA” Awards. Awards are given to employers who reflect the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act in their employment practices and successfully meet the following criteria:
- Recruitment outreach and equal accessibility in the application, interviewing, and hiring procedures for people with disabilities.
- Use of on-the-job accommodations, modifications, progressive employment methods, and/or creative solutions for successful training and employment of people with disabilities.
- Accessible physical structures, buildings, work stations and equipment, and services.
- Support for the employment of a person(s) with a disability as an overall employment strategy.
Residence at Otter Creek-Middlebury
On November 8, 2018, The Residence at Otter Creek was awarded the “Spirit of the ADA” award from the Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities. Recognized for their outstanding support of employees with disabilities, The Residence at Otter Creek was recognized at their location. Receiving the award on behalf of The Residence at Otter Creek were Melanie Dunn, Executive Director & Paula Pelkey, Resident Healthcare Services Director, pictured along with Eileen Casey and Robert Burke, members of the Governor’s Committee.