Two Didlake Employees Receive Master’s Degrees

Manassas, VA – Two Didlake employees recently earned master’s degrees in their respective fields. Rehabilitation program manager Emily Gebhart, and employment specialist Kandace Jones finished coursework for their degrees at the end of the spring semester. “It’s a rare occurrence and a source of great pride when one of our staff achieves a master’s degree. […]

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‘Best for Didlake’ Award Winners Announced

Manassas, VA – Didlake, Inc. recognized its “Best for Didlake” award winners at the organization’s December board meeting. “Best for Didlake” is awarded to individuals and teams whose daily work exemplifies the mission, vision, values, and goals of Didlake. “These employees are dedicated to creating opportunities that enrich the lives of people with disabilities,” said […]

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Didlake’s Lana Rauser Receives DRS Award

Manassas, VA – Lana Rauser, an employment specialist with Didlake, Inc., has received a Champion in Making a Difference Award from the Winchester, Va., office of the Department of Rehabilitative Services. Rauser received the award because of her “commitment to assisting and empowering people with disabilities.” As an employment specialist, Rauser helps businesses place and […]

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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 and […]

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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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