Presenting the 2017 GREAT conference “by the pictures.” This is only a sampling of the great events that did occur those magical days of learning, renewal, and celebration. Thanks for making history together and if you were not able to make it this year, for taking the time and interest in reviewing this short presentation made for those who stayed behind to keep our operations going!
Presentations about current trends in opioid use and how the Veteran’s Administration collaborates with DVRS to serve eligible veterans.
Christinia Smith and Samantha Johnson kick off the GREAT awards ceremony bright and early Thursday morning.
Vickie Winters takes a moment to acknowledge the loss of our fellow teammates among the participating SERNRA states.
SERNRA President Cheryl Revels and Billy Ross represent those lost from the NC team as the directors look on.
Recipients of the Personal Achievement Award & Professional Achievement Award
Joy Tribble of the NCATP Grant Advisory Council calls up the 2017 NCATP Award Recipients
NCATP Director Tammy Koger helps acknowledge Frank Harden as this year’s Professional/Advocate/Volunteer award recipient
Not shown is Carl Reagan, who was recognized as All Star for Leadership- Western Region
Director Myers introduces Deputy Secretary Susan Perry-Manning who generously gave of her time and shared an encouraging testimony and her heartfelt appreciation for the Rehab TEAM.
Thursday sessions continue—this one featuring the work of WorkSource East and West. Jackie Tetterton Jasmin Okiror, Sascha Prebor, and Ruth Smith presented for this one.
In all, there were 34 sessions within the categories of Living, Growing, Working, and Innovating with CRC credits offered to those attending the full sessions.
Closing key note speaker Kristen Monaco from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provided orientation to the information her agency provides and demonstrated the benefits of using the information.
President Hall shared from the depths of her heart during her closing remarks, then passed the gavel on to President Elect Alma Taylor.
And thanks to Lynn Hodges, Donna Storie and team of eager helpers, there were plenty of door prizes and opportunities to win!