(L to R) Michelle Epstein MSW, LCSW, CBIS,
Manager of Community Outreach, Bryn Mawr Rehab
Hospital; Mr. David De Notaris, Executive Director
for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; Donna
Phillips, President and CEO, Bryn Mawr Rehab
Hospital; and John J. Lynch III, President and CEO,
Main Line Health
Mr. David De Notaris congratulates the 2015
graduates of the Project SEARCH program
16 students graduate the program
(Malvern, PA) – On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital hosted the 2015 Project SEARCH Graduation. Over 80 people were in attendance to celebrate the 16 graduates. The audience was filled with love and support from families, friends and support networks of the graduates. Staff from Project SEARCH Business Partners; the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; as well as, Brad Vasoli, Legislative Aide, Office of State Representative Duane Milne; and Kurt Imhof, Regional Representative, U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. joined in the celebration.
Keynote speaker, Mr. David De Notaris, Executive Director for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation addressed the graduates and guests with a moving and inspirational speech. Attendees also had the privilege of hearing from Mr. John J. Lynch, III, President and CEO of Main Line Health and Mr. Lior Liebling, a 2015 Project SEARCH Graduate.
The Project SEARCH team is very proud of the 2015 Graduates and knows they will become an integral part of society. Project SEARCH at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is an educational and work transition program for adults with disabilities, to achieve sustainable employment and greater independence. A goal of the program is to work with the business community to effectively access this underutilized worker pool to strengthen and diversify the workforce.