Apr 3, 2012

DRS Project HIRE - Kick off Celebration

In this photo above is Rep. Aaron Peña with Senator Eddie Lucio, DARS Commissioner Debra Wanser, Dr. Robert Nelsen and Dr. Shirley Reed.

Today the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), Division for Rehabilitation Services (DRS), announced their $1.25 million grant award from the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD). At this event, DARS recognized and presented elected officials, along with key community partners, with a certificate of appreciation for their assistance in making this grant possible. In addition, the first group of twelve DRS Project HIRE participants with developmental disabilities from six area high schools will be introduced along with their parents.

Rep. Aaron Pena is given an Appreciation for Service Award from Leigh Ann Godinez with Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.

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