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Apr 30, 2019, 10:00 ET National Industries for the Blind Awards Bill Hudson Its Highest Honor for Growing Employment Opportunities For People Who Are Blind

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's largest employment resource for people who are blind, will recognize William L. Hudson with its ...


Sep 20, 2018, 09:00 ET National Survey Reveals Increased Awareness About the Capabilities of People Who Are Blind in the Workforce

This year marks the 80th anniversary of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's largest employment resource for people who are blind....


Aug 20, 2018, 11:00 ET National Industries for the Blind Recognizes 80th Anniversary with Announcement of New Strategic Alliance

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) today announced a new strategic alliance with the William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center to...


Apr 24, 2018, 10:00 ET National Industries for the Blind Celebrates 50th Anniversary of SKILCRAFT U.S. Government Pen

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's largest employment resource for people who are blind, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the...


Jan 27, 2014, 10:15 ET National Industries for the Blind Officially Designated as Administrator for New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who are Blind

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and its New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) officially designated...


Apr 25, 2013, 02:43 ET New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who Are Blind Names New Executive Director

New York State Preferred Source Program (NYSPSP) for People Who Are Blind, an initiative that creates and sustains employment for New Yorkers who are ...


Apr 02, 2013, 10:07 ET National Industries for the Blind Ranks Among Top 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the Nation

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's largest employment resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, was named one of the ...


Mar 19, 2013, 09:40 ET National Industries for the Blind Marks 75 Years of Creating Employment Opportunities for People Who are Blind

This year marks the 75th anniversary of National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's largest employment and training resource for people who ...


Dec 04, 2012, 11:47 ET New York State Office of Children and Family Services Designates New Administrator for New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who are Blind

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services and its Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH) designated National...


Nov 26, 2012, 02:39 ET National Industries for the Blind Named Best Place to Work in Virginia for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's leading employment resource for people who are blind or visually...


Sep 21, 2012, 11:08 ET National Industries for the Blind Returns as Title Sponsor of National Half Marathon Championship for Visually Impaired

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) announced today that it will host the third annual NIB Visually Impaired National Half Marathon Championships ...


Aug 13, 2012, 12:37 ET National Industries for the Blind Launches First Annual Grassroots Forum "Building Relationships at Home!"

Today, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and its nationwide network of associated nonprofit agencies launched the first annual NIB/NAEPB...


Jul 23, 2012, 09:50 ET National Industries for the Blind to Ensure Accessibility of Buildium's Property Management Software

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) secured its first commercial Section 508 Assurance Service contract with Buildium, a cloud-based property...


Dec 01, 2011, 09:00 ET National Industries for the Blind Named One of 2012 Best Places to Work by Virginia Business

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's leading employment resource for people who are blind, was named one of the 2012 Best Places to...


Jun 06, 2011, 12:20 ET Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Hosts 52nd Annual Camp Lighthouse

Monday, June 27, will be the first day of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind's (CLB) Camp Lighthouse for children 6-12 years of age who are blind or...


Apr 14, 2011, 04:03 ET Lions Industries for the Blind Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Today, Lions Industries for the Blind, Inc. (LIB) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a ribbon cutting, open house and community event at its...


Apr 07, 2011, 12:39 ET Lions Industries for the Blind to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Lions Industries for the Blind, Inc. (LIB) will mark its 40th anniversary with a community event and an open house on Thursday, April 14. LIB, an...


Feb 07, 2011, 10:33 ET Paperclips Base Supply Store Salutes MacDill AFB for 10 Years of Support at Special Customer Event February 8

Employees of the "Paperclips" Base Supply Center (BSC) store, 33 percent of whom are blind, will reach out to thank the community at MacDill Air...


Nov 29, 2010, 12:01 ET Raleigh Call Center Provides Jobs for People Who are Blind, Helps Small Businesses

RLCB (formerly Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind) is celebrating the opening of a new call center facility that is providing employment for people...


Oct 20, 2010, 04:06 ET 1 Store Solutions Base Supply Center Holds Anniversary Event

For the past 12 years, the employees at 1 Store Solutions Base Supply Center (BSC) at Travis Air Force Base have been providing on-base mission...


Oct 14, 2010, 04:18 ET Rep. Bob Etheridge Celebrates 15th Anniversary of AbilityOne Base Supply Centers at Ft. Bragg Event

Today, blind and sighted employees, and officials including U.S. Representative Bob Etheridge (D-NC-02) and executives from National Industries for...


Oct 08, 2010, 10:40 ET National Industries for the Blind Honors Leading Human Resources Advocate

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) will honor Brenda D. Gumbs, vice president, human resources for Perfetti Van Melle, as the 2010 R. B. Irwin...


Oct 08, 2010, 10:30 ET National Industries for the Blind Announces Winner of Samuelson Career Achievement Award

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) will honor Kenneth Fountain, Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, as the 2010 Milton J. Samuelson Career...


Oct 08, 2010, 10:20 ET National Industries for the Blind Announces Winner of Salmon Employee of the Year Award

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) will honor Joyce Talbert, Bosma Enterprises, as the 2010 Peter J. Salmon Employee of the Year Award Winner...


Oct 02, 2010, 01:30 ET Presidential Proclamation--National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the largest employer of people who are blind in the U.S., is celebrating October as National Disability...