Six Didlake Employees Recognized for Outstanding Service

Manassas, VA – On Aug. 3, Six Didlake custodial employees were recognized by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Chief Financial Officer J. Anthony Poleo for their hard work, dedication, loyalty and commitment to their jobs at DLA. Poleo, who is also chair of the AbilityOne commission, said it was necessary to let the employees know that […]

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AmSan Named Prince William Classic Presenting Sponsor

Manassas, VA – AmSan has been named the presenting sponsor for the Prince William Classic, a premiere charity event benefiting Didlake, Inc. AmSan, the country’s largest distributor of janitorial sanitation products, pledged significant financial support and will be participating in the two-day event.   The Prince William Classic presented by AmSan encompasses a dinner, entertainment […]

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Didlake Executive Receives Management Excellence Award

Manassas, VA – Didlake Vice President of Contract Operations Mike Payne received the 2011 National Council of Work Centers (NCWC) Management Excellence Award for the East Region at the 2012 NISH National Training and Achievement Conference in Indianapolis. “I was honored to be nominated by Didlake President and CEO Rex Parr and my co-workers, and […]

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Didlake Hosts Autism Training

Manassas, VA – On May 10 and 11, Didlake hosted a training workshop on autism for the Prince William County Community Services Board and other members of the community. The training was led by Virginia Autism Council members Andrew Clarke, Director of Didlake’s Center for Autism Services, and Cindy Gwinn of the Virginia Department of […]

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Carpenter Celebrates 20 Years with Didlake

Manassas, VA – On May 11, Bernie Carpenter celebrated 20 years of employment with Didlake, Inc. Carpenter, the project manager for Didlake’s Opal Business Service Center in Fauquier County, was honored with a barbecue and cake at the location, as well as a number of gifts. Carpenter’s staff presented her with a desk clock in […]

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Virginia Governor Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

Manassas, VA –Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has issued a Certificate of Recognition, proclaiming April 2012 Autism Awareness Month in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The certificate recognizes that in 2011 the Virginia Department of Education identified 11,703 children between the ages of three and 21 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). “The statistics are staggering,” says Andrew […]

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Groff Endorsed as Positive Behavioral Support Facilitator

Manassas, VA –Patricia Groff, Quality Assurance Manager for Didlake, Inc., Rehabilitation Department, has been endorsed as a Positive Behavioral Support Facilitator. To receive the endorsement, Groff attended regular classes over an eight-month period, completed a practicum that included two Person Centered Plans and a complete PBS Plan and intervention, received 24 hours of mentoring, completed […]

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Didlake Self-Advocates Raise Awareness at Virginia Capitol

Manassas, VA – A group of self-advocates from Didlake, Inc. traveled to Richmond for the Coalition for Mentally Disabled Citizens Community for All Rally on January 16. Their mission was to raise the awareness of state senators and delegates of the needs of Virginians with disabilities. A key issue the group lobbied for was a […]

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Didlake Recognizes Employees Who Are ‘Best for Didlake’

Manassas, VA – Didlake, Inc. recognized its “Best for Didlake” award winners at the organization’s February board meeting. “Best for Didlake” is awarded to individuals and teams whose daily work exemplifies the mission, vision, values, and goals of Didlake. “I am pleased to recognize these individuals who have made important contributions to our mission,” said […]

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Didlake Receives 2011 Champions of Disability Employment Award

Manassas, VA – Didlake, Inc. has received the 2011 Champions of Disability Employment Award from the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services for the Didlake’s work in the Greater Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The award was created to recognize individuals and organizations from public, private, and non-profit sectors who have ‘championed’ the employment of people […]

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