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South Central Kansas Employment First Summit hosted by Employment First of Butler County

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Register at: https://employment1stbutlercounty.eventbrite.com

The Employment First Summit, hosted by Employment First of Butler County, is an opportunity for professionals, employers, job coaches, caregivers, people with disabilities, family members, students, etc. to learn about raising awareness, increasing opportunities, and sustaining competitive, integrated employment for people with disabilities.

This event is FREE thanks to our sponsor Kansas Council on Developmental Disabilities.

Registration begins at 7:30 am, breakfast at 8:00 am, and morning keynote begins at 8:30 am.

Meals are buffet style. Breakfast includes: proteins, breads, potatoes, and fruit. Taco Bar for lunch.

Keynote speakers:
Rob Hoffman, Owner/Senior Partner, Employment Analytics
Crystal Bell, Coordinator of Missouri Family to Family
Dan Meers, KC Wolf mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs

Breakout session topics include: education, employment, self-advocacy, quality assurance, and employment inclusion.

Discount hotel rooms available: Holiday Inn Express, 3100 W El Dorado Ave., 316-322-7275. Mention code: KDC for discount rate of $79.99 by April 19, 2019.

If you are a person with a disability, a support person providing care to an attendee with a disability, and live 50 or more miles away from El Dorado, a limited number of hotel room scholarships are available. Please call Adriane Graves at 316-321-4200 ext. 305 by April 1, 2019.

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