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Noon rotary hosts community employment specialist

EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST: The Washington (noon) Rotary Club welcomed Beaufort County Development Center’s Rene Wiggins as its featured speaker Monday. Wiggins, BCDC’s community employment specialist, stressed the importance of vocational rehabilitation while outlining many of the benefits local businesses receive from hiring people who are intellectually or physically challenged. Wiggins reported that BCDC has been able to help “place”  approximately 60 clients with area businesses and local institutions over the past three years. For more information concerning vocational rehabilitation in Beaufort County, contact the Beaufort County Development Center at 252-946-0151. Each Monday at noon the Washington (noon) Rotary Club meets virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about your involvement with the Washington (noon) Rotary Club, contact Ann-Marie Montague at 252-714-1904.  (Washington (noon) Rotary)