By David S. Bass, Staff Writer
The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities has announced the winners of the 2015 Lex Frieden Employment Awards and Sign Shares, Inc./International of Houston won the Lex Frieden Award for Small Employer. The award recognizes employers in Texas who have fostered a diverse and accessible workplace and who have developed innovative ways to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace.
The ceremony will be at Fort Worth Convention Center on Wednesday, Oct. 21. You can join us in congratulating the Sign Shares at the ceremony by going to their website, http://www.fwmcpd.com/2015-lex-frieden-awards-luncheon.html and click online tickets for purchases. Eva Storey is very thrilled to have won such an honor. This award would give a positive reputation to our agency and its staff to the community and beyond.
Sign Shares is a full-service, turn-key, interpreting agency, servicing both Deaf and hearing/foreign speaking individuals on an international level. The company embodies a philosophy of mutual sharing and independent living by having employees with disabilities in staff and management, supporting inclusive environments, and providing advocacy to the global community regarding the needs of people with disabilities.
The company’s Executive Director, Eva Storey, will collect the award during the Annual Employment Awards Ceremony at the Fort Worth Convention Center on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., which will be hosted by the Fort Worth Mayor’s Committee on Persons with Disabilities. A link for ticket purchases to the event and sponsorships is posted on the Fort Worth Mayor’s Committee website.
Perhaps, this news would encourage more people to use our service at Sign Shares and let them know what a great service we are.
Let’s show the world what Sign Shares is made of!