Des Moines - Self-Employment Seminar offered for Medicaid for Employed People with Disabilities

 

For Immediate Release: July 7, 2010
Contact: Kathryn Hommer: (515) 281-5407

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Self-Employment Seminar offered for Medicaid for Employed People with Disabilities

Des Moines, IA – Enrollees of Medicaid under the Medicaid for Employed People with Disabilities (MEPD) are invited to an informational two-day seminar, held July 12-13, to present information on self-employment for people with disabilities. The hands-on seminar will feature speaker Molly Sullivan with Griffin-Hammis, one of the Nation’s leading organizations on self-employment for people with disabilities.

Held at the United Way of Central Iowa, located at 1111 9th St. in Des Moines, this seminar is for those who have a serious idea and interest in seeing it happen. Attendance is available at no cost and limited to 25 participants.

Self-Employment Seminar for MEPD
Monday, July 12th (9:00 – 3:00 p.m.) & Tuesday, July 13th (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
United Way of Central Iowa, 1111 9th St., Des Moines

“Iowa Workforce Development is pleased to be able to partner with other agencies to help make this seminar possible,” said Elisabeth Buck, director of Iowa Workforce Development.

For additional questions or to register, you can call toll-free at (888) 409-0283 or (515) 281-7050 (be sure to leave name, phone number and the question or request on the message system). You can also contact Sarah Renner, srenner@dhs.state.ia.us or (515) 725-1134. For deaf/hard of hearing, use Relay 711.

This informational meeting is supported by Iowa Workforce Development, in coordination with Iowa Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Iowa Department for the Blind, Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Department of Human Services, Iowa Division of Persons with Disabilities and the Iowa Governor’s Council on Developmental Disability.


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