National Industries for the Blind Honors Richard Ginman with Spirit of Independence Award
October 20, 2014, Alexandria, VA – Richard “Dick” Ginman, director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, received the NIB Spirit of Independence Award at the 2014 NIB/NAEPB National Conference and Expo this month. The award recognizes an individual in government who has demonstrated a commitment to advancing economic and personal independence for people who are blind.
National Industries for the Blind Secures Employment for 100th Contract Management Support Training Program Participant
Douglas Bowman, Legally Blind Since Age Seven, Joins Virginia Industries for the Blind as a Contract Closeout Specialist Supporting the Defense Logistics Agency
March 10, 2014, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, secured employment for its 100th Contract Management Support (CMS) training program participant. The CMS training program develops career opportunities for people who are blind by providing high-level training in the field of contract management.
National Industries for the Blind Officially Designated as Administrator for New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who Are Blind
January 27, 2014, ALBANY, NY – The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and its New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) officially designated National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s leading employment resource for people who are blind, as administrator of the New York State Preferred Source Program (NYSPSP) for People Who Are Blind.