“Beyond the Headlines”, a public affair show interviewed Bob Zier, Mentoring Program Manager/Employment Services Specialist at TransAccess, about disability related topics. The interview will air on May 9th at 10 pm on channel 7.
Sarah Laugtug, an Employment Specialist for TransAccess, has been awarded the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the Disability Resource Center (DRC) at San Jose State University. She was selected to receive this award because of her accomplishments and contributions to progress for people with disabilities. Congratulations Sarah!
TransAccess has set up a computer center to enable clients to work on their resumes, conduct company information searches and other job related research. The center is open between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. To get more information call 408-278-2000.
John Cavano, our Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Practitioner, will be speaking at Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, from 3 to 4:00 p.m. He will be talking about our transition and access technology services, as well as demonstrating computer access equipment. The talk is open to the public and is free.
SVILC is located at 2202 N. First Street in San Jose. To register for this event call Margie Jensen at 408-894-9041.
Project Ability is a program focused on matching candidates with disabilities to employer needs. TransAccess is partnering with Manpower to work with employers interested in hiring people with disabilities and to create recruitment strategies to identify and place these candidates.
For more information on this program, email Monique Migdol at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cupertino High School will be hosting a job fair on April 29th from 11;30 – 2:30. The event will provide a forum for employers to meet with prosepective employees. The job fair will be held at Cupertino High School, 10100 Finch Avenue in Cupertino.
For more information on this event please contact Monique Migdol at email@example.com or Debbie Ledesma, Transistion Specialist at Cupertino High School, at 366-7340.
TransAccess is 1 of 16 nonprofit organizations chosen to participate in the Cupertino Rotary Club’s Hole in One Competition. You don’t have to be a golf pro to participate. Come join us on Friday, April 30th, from 6 p.m. to sunset, for a chance to win a new car and to help raise money in support of our services.
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For information or sponsorship opportunities regarding this years event, please call us at (408) 278-2009.