SourceAmerica Honors Didlake Employee, Customer with Achievement Awards

Our team had a fantastic time at SourceAmerica’s Xforce Conference held in Anaheim, California, May 22-24! The week was filled with training sessions, networking opportunities, team dinners around town and celebrations of SourceAmerica’s 2023 Achievement Award winners, including Didlake’s Sisay Senbet, Lead Worker at the Pentagon, and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a customer of Didlake’s. Senbet […]

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Anita Advances from Janitor to Supervisor at AbilityOne Contract Site

Anita has dedicated more than 11 years to providing exceptional service to customers and colleagues at a prominent General Services Administration building in Washington, D.C. During that time, she has been promoted three times into positions of increasing responsibility in support of an AbilityOne Program custodial contract. Anita started with Didlake in 2011 as a […]

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Mikey Beautifies BWI Grounds for 25 Years

For a quarter of a century, Mikey has taken tremendous care of the plants and flower beds at Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport, having learned and mastered the art of landscaping. He is a member of Didlake’s 16-person landscaping crew that cares for flower beds throughout the airport, providing a beautiful view for travelers flying in […]

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Rep. Trone Honored as AbilityOne Congressional Champion

  Manassas, VA (11/01/2022) – Yesterday, as the nation concluded its annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Didlake and SourceAmerica presented Rep. David Trone, D-Md., with the AbilityOne Congressional Champion Award. The award honors Trone for his commitment to constituents with disabilities and support of the AbilityOne® Program, which provides employment opportunities through federal […]

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Meet Gloria, the Longest Serving Employee in Didlake History

National Disability Employment Awareness Month is the perfect time to honor the employee with the longest tenure in Didlake history. That record belongs to Gloria, a Production Worker in Didlake’s Business Service Center with an impressive 40 years of service and counting. The Business Service Center, which shares a building with Didlake’s Opal Day Support […]

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Project SEARCH Graduate Brandon Lands First Job at Hylton Performing Arts Center

Brandon started his employment journey with Didlake as a Project SEARCH program intern during the 2021-2022 school year at the UVA Prince William Medical Center in Manassas. He completed three internship rotations, in the hospital’s Materials Management, Patient Transport and Linens departments. With the support of his Didlake job coach, Employment Specialist III Theresa Polk, […]

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Didlake joins the nation in celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). Led by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and held annually in October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities and promotes supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices. NDEAM traces its roots to 1945, when Congress […]

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Students in Pre-ETS Work at SplashDown Waterpark

This summer, 14 youth with disabilities are working at the SplashDown Waterpark in Manassas through Didlake’s Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) Program, which helps students plan their transition to life after high school. Didlake is an approved provider of Pre-ETS services through the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). SplashDown is Northern Virginia’s largest […]

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