The Importance of Digitizing Your Old Photographs, Documents, and other Artifacts

Shortly after the launch of Artifcts, I was introduced to Steven Fuhrman, Business Manager of Didlake Imaging. Steven and I immediately connected over a shared mission, helping individuals, families, and corporations preserve pieces of “their” story. Be it family wedding photos from generations gone by to historic maps, documents, and other physical pieces of paper […]

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City of Manassas Proclamation for NDEAM

The Manassas City Council and Manassas Mayor Michelle Davis-Younger recently proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. Thank you to the City of Manassas for commemorating National Disability Employment Awareness Month and for underscoring the importance of inclusion and diversity in our workforce. PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, in 1998, Congress declared the month of October as National Disability […]

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NAS Oceana kicks off internship program for high school students with intellectual, developmental disabilities

Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana is set to become the first installation to host high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities for internships and on-the-job training. Titled “Project SEARCH,” NAS Oceana kicked of the program Friday. Senior Chief Air Traffic Controller Amber Khoryati at the installation says the program is aimed to give students […]

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Searching For a Better Future: NAS Oceana becomes first Navy installation to partner with Project SEARCH

Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana kicked off Project SEARCH in September, becoming the Navy’s first installation to host the innovative program, which connects high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to internships and on-the-job training. Project SEARCH is a ten-month, school-to-work program where students who are military dependents or are military-connected engage in internships […]

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Marketing Alumna Creates Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Thank you to George Mason University for featuring Didlake and commemorating NDEAM in their interview with our Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing Erika Spalding. Erika Spalding, BS Marketing ’07, is the vice president of corporate communications & marketing at Didlake, a nonprofit that creates and implements services and programs that assist people with disabilities […]

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Didlake

Thank you to Loudoun Chamber for featuring Didlake and commemorating NDEAM! Check out the Chamber Insider Blog to read our story as told by our Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing Erika Spalding. When was your organization founded, and what is its primary mission? Didlake is a nonprofit rehabilitation services provider based in Manassas. […]

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Featured Member: Didlake, Inc. – Free State News Magazine

Did you know that Didlake is a member of the Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association? We’ve been a member since 2019, and for the Spring 2021 edition of their magazine, Free State News, they covered us as a featured member! Writer Carol Kinsley interviewed Operations Manager William Gillis, Director of Business Development, Valerie Spencer, and Vice President […]

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Ocean View Business Association Interview with Employment Services Program Manager Jessica Klein

Did you know that Didlake’s administrative office in Norfolk is located in the Ocean View neighborhood? In February of 2020, we joined the Ocean View Business Association (OBVA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and strengthening businesses in the Ocean View neighborhood of Norfolk, Virginia. Through our membership, Employment Services Program Manager Jessica Klein has educated business members […]

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