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2020 Virtual Events

Cheers to 130 Years! Cheers to 130 YearsTuesday, November 10, 7pm Join us to raise a glass in celebration of our 130th Anniversary and the extraordinary contributions individuals with disabilities make to Ohio’s workforce.  You are invited to join VGS and friends via Zoom for our first ever virtual fundraiser featuring:    ● An update from VGS President & CEO, Susie Barragate    ●...

A Night for Brighter Futures

CLEVELAND, OH (April 28, 2021) – A Night for Brighter Futures will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, to benefit Vocational Guidance Services (VGS), a 131-year-old nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities engage in the community, access employment, and achieve greater independence. VGS advocates for disability inclusion in the workforce and in the community. A Night for...

Matthew D. Joyce named Chair of the VGS Board

Vocational Guidance Services (VGS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew D. Joyce as the Chair of the Board of Directors. Joyce succeeds Joseph G. DuBois of Oswald Companies, who served as Chair since 2018. Joyce is Vice President of Corporate Ventures at The Lubrizol Corporation, a global company committed to improving at least 2 billion lives by 2028...

NDEAM: Swagelok

Vocational Guidance Services (VGS) joins the U.S. Department of Labor and organizations across the nation in celebrating National Disability Employment Month (NDEAM) throughout October. VGS is proud to partner with employers throughout Ohio who prioritize disability inclusion and diversity in the workplace. Employer, Swagelok Swagelok has partnered with VGS for seven years and in that time, have provided job opportunities...