Pomeroy Recognized for Distinguished Service
UNCG faculty and staff make a wide range of contributions to the Greensboro community. Bruce Pomeroy, Director of the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services (OARS) was recently recognized for his “distinguished service” to the Greensboro Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities by Mayor Nancy Vaughan and the committee. Bruce has served as Chair of the committee for the past two years. The committee provides a supportive and advocacy resource for individuals with disabilities in the community. The committee’s annual events and efforts include:
- Raising funds for and awarding scholarships to area graduating high school students with disabilities who are going on to college
- Supporting and working with Community Housing Solutions to build ramps and repair houses for individuals with disabilities
- Partnering with the Chamber of Commerce in recognizing employers who hire individuals with disabilities
- Raising funds for, planning, and providing an annual Shoppers’ Day at the Four Seasons Mall for individuals of all ages with disabilities. In 2014, over 600 shoppers and volunteers participated.
Written by Casey Fletcher, Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Division of Student Affairs
Reposted from UNCG Student Affairs