PossAbilities 22nd Employment Awards Banquet will be held on October 4, 2017 at the Rochester International Event Center.

The event is from Noon until 1pm (Doors open at 11:30am).

Employment Awards Banquet

The annual Employment Awards Banquet recognizes PossAbilities participants for their achievements in the workplace and the businesses that have partnered with PossAbilities to employ individuals with disabilities.  The annual event takes place in October.

Congratulations to our 2016 Employment Awards Recipients:

The John Ellingson Summit Award goes to a business that employs a PossAbilities participant with a disability and has made an exceptional effort to make the employee feel part of the team.   The 2016 award winner was Rochester #2 Hy-Vee North.

The Joseph Fitzpatrick Guide Award is given annually to an exceptional co-worker from a business that has made a special effort to work closely with PossAbilities employees and mentor them towards success.  The 2016 award winner was Hannah Sendlhofer of CHS, Pine Island.

The Explorer Award is given annually to a PossAbilities worker with a disability who has advanced and grown in their line of work while at PossAbilities.  The 2016 award winner was Emmanuel Tut who works at Charleys Philly Steaks.

Ice-Cream Social

PossAbilities annual Ice Cream Social is held the first Monday  of Rochesterfest.  The event consist of carnival games, clowns, ice cream, and live entertainment by Six Mile Grove.

Thank-you to our 2017 Ice Cream Social Sponsors

Wine & Roses and Craft Beer

The annual Wine & Roses and Craft Beer event is PossAbilities biggest fundraiser of the year.  The evening includes, wine and craft beer tasting, appetizers and a sit down meal.  In addition, there are plenty of opportunities to donate to PossAbilities including a live and silent auction, wall of wine, wall of craft beer and raffles.  The annual event takes place the last Friday of April.

Thank-you to our Wine & Roses and Craft Beer Sponsors



Gail and Allen Bishop