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Nat’l Disability Employment Recognition Day
October 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.
Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In order to help educate the public about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is hosting a National Disability Employment Recognition Day on Friday October 6.
On October 6 the museum will provide hourly accessibility tours throughout the day.
The museum will also offer Accessibility & Etiquette presentations at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.; business owners, nonprofits, tourism professionals, and other organizations are invited to attend.
A number of agencies will be on hand to offer information about Disability Employment Awareness including:
Appalachian Independence Center
Department of Aging & Rehabilitation Services
Virginia Department for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired
Highlands Community Services
If you are disabled, contact one of these services and inquire how you can get a free pass to the museum with the purchase of one museum pass through the month of October.
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is ADA compliant and does offer guided tours for the visually impaired. Call 423-573-1927 or email info@birthplaceofcountry music.org for more information.