Great publicity and inter-agency collaboration in Massachusetts during NEOWW!

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, in Massachusetts, teamed up with WIOA partners MassHire Cape, Islands Workforce Board and the MassHire Cape and Islands Career Center to create the Age Forward Employer Awards during NEOWW. The awards were presented at a breakfast celebrations on September 25th and 26th. Laura H. Roskos, Senior Community Services Employment Program Director for Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands shared photos and links to local press coverage of the event.

Local businesses receive Age Forward Employer Awards, Cape Cod Times, 9/25/2018

Orleans Auto Supply, Dennis Council on Aging and Cupcake International receive 2018 Age Forward Employer Awards, Cape & Plymouth Business, 9/26/2018

Local Employers Honored for Hiring Older Workers,, 9/26/2018

Ms. Roskos said that—This was a wonderful exercise in inter-agency collaboration, and wonderful for our community whose available workforce is older than the national average. We plan to make it an annual event”.

Brenda Vazquez Accepts Award on Behalf of Dennis Council on Aging   Dick Fairbanks of Orleans Auto Supply with presenter Jan Hively