March 28, 2018, Cincinnati, Ohio – Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) was honored by National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, with the 2017 Employment Growth Award. The award recognizes CABVI’s efforts to increase employment retention, growth and upward mobility for people who are blind.
“As part of our mission, we are proud to provide employment opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired in the Greater Cincinnati area,” said John Mitchell, CABVI’s CEO. “We are pleased that CABVI’s dedicated employees are being recognized for their capabilities.”
CABVI received an Employment Growth Award from a fund created to recognize and encourage NIB associated nonprofit agencies that grow or sustain employment for people who are blind. Emphasis is also placed on efforts to increase upward mobility in the workplace and job placements.
“CABVI is doing an outstanding job of creating career opportunities for people who are blind,” said NIB President and CEO Kevin Lynch. “This is a great example of the unlimited capabilities of people who are blind working in the Greater Cincinnati area and across the country.”