Kathleen Hritz is not yet ready to retire, although she has been on the job for the past 47 years. Now this kind and cheerful lady has received statewide recognition for her exemplary service. Kathleen Hritz is the winner of the 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award from UniqueSource. The Award honors Kathleen's dedication to the highest quality standards as well as her thoughtful mentoring of new CAB employees. The Award was presented at the annual gathering of UniqueSource contractors [...]
CAB's long-time President, Richard C. Bosserman, has announced his retirement after a career spanning 54 years at the helm of the Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped. Mr. Bosserman first came to the Johnstown agency in 1967, and has guided the Association through dramatic expansion in both the services offered and the employment opportunities available for persons with blindness, vision loss or other disabilities. Mr. Bosserman suffered loss of his vision in a hunting accident when he was [...]
CAB, which stands for the Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped, provides job opportunities and services to persons with disabilities. Last March when Covid-19 struck, Pennsylvania's governor decreed that all non-essential businesses in Pennsylvania must close. Fortunately CAB was deemed an essential business, however many of our employees with disabilities are among the most vulnerable, and that high-risk group was mandated to stay at home. So when faced with the threat of Covid-19, CAB did what we do [...]
CAB's Ebensburg Division is expanding and modernizing its Manufacturing and Rehabilitation departments. Here is an aerial view of the construction activity currently underway. This building expansion will help us to better meet the needs of our customers in Cambria County and worldwide.
The Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped thanks our employees and families, staff and local legislators for coming together to convey the message of CHOICE, that is a person with a disability has the right to choose where to work. We recently made several trips to Harrisburg and Washington DC to express our concerns on the impact of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) as regards employment of persons with disabilities. WIOA was a very complicated piece [...]