SVRC Business Recognition Awards
The State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee recognizes Alaskan businesses who, through their actions, policies and procedures, make exceptional efforts to employ people with disabilities and who recognize the value that employees with disabilities bring to their business.
Awards Presented Where They Make a Big Impact for a Low Cost
The SVRC partnered with the Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education to present the last awards at the 2016 Society of Human Resource Managers Conference. Our message that hiring people with disabilities can be an important part of a successful businesses was heard by hundreds of HR professionals from across Alaska. The award was presented by SVRC members who lived in Anchorage so there were no travel costs.
Latest Business Recognition Award Winners
- 2015 Anchorage Large Employer: Scott Bushee
- 2015 Anchorage Small Employer: Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop
Walmart Human Resource Manager
DVR Employment Services specialist Gloria Lewellyn and award winner Walmart Market Human Resources Manager, Scott Bushee.
DVR Director John Cannon, award winner Fire Island Bakery co-owner, Janis Fleischman and SVRC Chair, Mary Ann Pruitt.
Archive: Previous Award Ceremonies
Announcements and pictures from a previous Award Ceremony series, when this committee was named the, "Governor’s Committee on Employment & Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities."