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Posted on: September 30, 2020


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The Committee for People with Disabilities has extended the deadline for accepting nominations for the EMPOWER Award. 

The EMPOWER Award is an annual award program designed to recognize the outstanding commitment of a business in employing and empowering individuals with disabilities. Highlighting the efforts of an outstanding business may motivate others to increase opportunities to hire individuals with disabilities. Businesses must be within Brookings city. 

To obtain a nomination application, please go to or contact the Brookings Human Resources Office at:

Brookings City & County Government Center

520 Third Street, Suite 230

Brookings, SD 57006



The nomination deadline is Tuesday, October 13th, 2020.


All nominations will be considered and reviewed by the Brookings Committee for People with Disabilities. When the final selection for the 2020 Awards recipients have been made, the Committee will notify the recipient and the public.

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