PNC Bank Supports Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. for Veterans

September 8, 2020
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Joyce welcomes Chris Ann Phillips, military affairs liaison and Mike Clark, business analytics consultant, for the Advanced Data & Analytics team in Internal Audit, for PNC Bank to the show. Both guests will be discussing the support that PNC gives to the Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. and its Community Mutt Strutt fundraiser. Community partners and foundations join to fund the training of medical service dogs for veterans struggling with PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury, and other combat-related injuries. Due to COVID-19, the event is taking place virtually this year from Sept. 8, 2020 through Sept. 12, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA. More information can be found here: https://www.muttstrut4servicedogs.com/.

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Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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Episode Directory

October 2020

September 2020

  • 9/29/2020: COVID -19: Its Impact on the Poor in Our Country and African American Disabled People Listen Now
  • 9/22/2020: The Employment of Japanese People with Disabilities Listen Now
  • 9/15/2020: The Importance of the Vote to the Disability Community Listen Now
  • 9/8/2020: PNC Bank Supports Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. for Veterans Listen Now
  • 9/1/2020: Judy Heumann, Author and Disability Rights Leader Discusses Career and Film Crip Camp Listen Now

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