Local businesses were honored Friday for their commitment to giving people with disabilities employment opportunities.
The disabilities workforce committee of Atlantic and Cape May counties along with Community Quest, a local organization that celebrates people of all abilities, honored local residents and businesses for national disability employment awareness month. ACME Market's was today's Employer Achievement Award winner.
Elizabeth Denham of Community Quest stated, "a small opportunity to an individual with a disability is actually a huge opportunity in the community and ACME has been very wonderful with giving individuals an opportunity."
Today's event at the Flanders in Ocean City also included presentations on career development.
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